Precious In God’s Eyes

Precious In God’s Eyes

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. —Psalm 116:15 In response to the news that a mutual friend of ours had died, a wise brother who knew the Lord sent me these words, “Precious … Continue reading

The Telltale Heart

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If our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. —1 John 3:20 Recently I read about a private investigator in the US who would knock on a door, show his badge to whoever answered, … Continue reading

Standing Ovation

Standing Ovation

Read: Acts 6:8-15; 7:54-60 “And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.” ~ Acts 7:56 Susan Boyle spent of her adult life living with her cat Pebbles, caring … Continue reading

Freedom at Alcatraz

Freedom at Alcatraz

Read: Philemon 1:4-16 “I appeal to you for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten while in my chains.” ~ Philemon 1:10 A tour of the federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay left me with some unforgettable … Continue reading

Call it Good?

Call it Good?

Read: Psalm 13 “I have trusted in your mercy.” ~ Psalm 13:5 Can we really know whether to label life’s circumstances as good or bad? For instance, your car breaks down right before you are to take a family road … Continue reading

Contract Faith

Contract Faith

Read: Romans 8:28-39 Romans 8:28 “All things work together for good to those who love God and to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Sometimes people who serve God live with an unstated “contract faith.” Because they … Continue reading

Not Without Hope

Not Without Hope

Read: Exodus 6:1-13 “I will rescue you from their bondage, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.” Exodus 6:6 Sixteen Tons,” written by Merle Travis and recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford, became one of … Continue reading