And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by His messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because He had compassion on His people, and on His dwelling place. But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised His words, and misused His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, … Read more Grace, Judgment, and Mercy
2 Kings 2. All the prophets knew— The ministry of the Prophet Elijah had come to an end. He was about to be taken by the Lord from this earth. Elisha also knew what he wanted— A double portion of his master’s anointing. And he would not be distracted. Three times, he was told to … Read more Elisha and the peeping prophets
The child finally broke. “I’m done with Church, mama”, she said one Sunday evening, “I can’t keep going if it causes this much pain”. Mama was sympathetic. She said she had been there before. She talked about a time when just the realization that it was Sunday morning caused real sadness. “It was like this … Read more What’s your point of reference?
You know how they say it’s never a good idea to hold things too tightly? It’s probably good advice. This blog “experienced technical difficulties” last week (That’s how WordPress said it), and I’m grateful for my hosting company that helped me address the challenge, but for a while I just wondered…. And remembered again that— … Read more Things I remembered when I thought my blog was gone
The struggle started from the very beginning — your brother came out grabbing your heels. Esau, did you know that you were part of a plan that would span generations? Did you know that God was working out a plan to save mankind and you were at the very center of it? — Until you … Read more Esau, did you know?
She is a woman walking by faith — This means she doesn’t always have the full picture. Her map only shows the next step. So when she says “I don’t know” to the myriad of questions by well meaning observers, she probably really doesn’t know more than her next step. But she’s willing to go … Read more Portrait of a woman dancing to her own beat
This is the final part of the post, Theresa’s Hope. Read the first part here. ***** Cold shivers ran down Theresa’s back as she walked into her kitchen. Leah, her daughter, sat on the floor with papers strewn all around her. Had she gotten her husband to sign the papers or were they now getting … Read more Theresa’s Hope (2)