How Do You Handle Loneliness?

Scripture The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise. ~Psalm 51:17, LSB Quote If a broken heart is all you have; offer it to God. He will not despise it! ~Elisebeth Elliot Elisebeth Elliott, the wife of martyred missionary Jim Elliot, was married four…

Our Blessed Refuge

Scripture Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge until destruction passes by. ~Psalm 57:1, LSB Quote The famous last words of a fool, “I aint going to no storm shelter.” ~Cousin Josh {George Rose} Growing up, l…

The Essence Of Life

Scripture “When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, ‘At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger! I will go home to my father and say, “Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you, and I am no longer worthy of being called…

Eliezer of Damascus

Scripture  One day, Abraham called in his most trusted servant and said to him, “Solemnly promise me in the name of the Lord that you won’t choose a wife for my son Isaac from the people here in the land of Canaan. Instead, go back to the land where I was born and find a wife for him from…

Women

Scripture Sarah said to Abram, “Since the LORD has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps through her I can build a family.” And Abram agreed to what Sarah said. ~Genesis 16:2, CSB Quote A fickle and changeful thing is woman ever. ~Virgil A woman’s prerogative is the change her mind. About the time…

A Place To Go

Scripture O LORD, I have come to you for protection; don’t let me be disgraced. Save me, for you do what is right.  ~Psalm 31:1, NLT Quote Every human impotence is an opportunity to trust in God’s omnipotence. ~Steven Lawson Psalm 31 is riveting Psalm as David gives vivid details of the anguish and fear…

Feeling Vexed

Scripture Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. ~Psalm 6:2, AV Quote Jesus loves YOU and there is nothing you can do about it. ~Junior Hill Psalm 6 is the first of seven penitential Psalms and Dr. Wiersbe thinks the setting is the rebellion of…

Helper Of The Helpless

Scripture The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow. ~Psalm 116:3, NIV Quote God’s Grace is greater than our weakness. ~J.C. Ryle We never know what a day is going to bring. I was awakened yesterday morning with the news that the…

Heavenly Hope

Scripture Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. ~John 14:27, NIV Quote Death can still terrify us, but the more we know about Jesus, the more death’s power fades. ~Erwin…

Succour

Scripture He {Jesus} himself suffered when he was tempted. Now He {Jesus} is able to help others who are being tempted. ~Hebrews 2:18, NIrV Quote Your ministry will be forged from your suffering and this can even include failure. ~Ya’akov There is a lot of pain and suffering in this world. The fields are white…