We find security in absolutes. We are prone to form cliques. We want to find our niche. We sit in the same place nearly every Sunday in church. 😉 There are "love languages" and "personality types" and signs of the zodiac and "seasons." We like to put things in nice, safe, neat cubby holes. But … Continue reading Black, White, and Unconditional Gray
In my Monday Bible study, we were looking at Romans 12. The study is actually in Ephesians, but we are determining to focus upon and grasp this idea of biblical unity (which is much, much more than just "getting along"). We enthusiastically embrace unity with the Savior: Loved with everlasting love, led by grace that … Continue reading Yours, Mine, Ours
“Your words have been hard against me, says the LORD. But you say, ‘How have we spoken against you?’ You have said, ‘It is vain to serve God. What is the profit of our keeping his charge or of walking as in mourning before the LORD of hosts?" (Malachi 3:13-14 ESV) Be honest. In your … Continue reading It is Vain to Serve God.
Alack, thou knowest not How little worthy of any love thou art! Whom wilt thou find to love ignoble thee Save Me, save only Me? All which I took from thee I did but take, Not for thy harms. But just that thou might'st seek it in my arms. All which thy child's mistake Fancies … Continue reading My Gloom…His Hand
I am grateful for the word of God, which serves as a mirror to my soul. The scripture says, 23 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: 24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, … Continue reading Reflection