Month: November 2012

What Constitutes a Sufficient Apology?

WHAT CONSTITUTES A SUFFICIENT APOLOGY? Great is your mercy, O Lord.  Psalm 119:156 When I’ve wronged someone, how many times do I have to say “I’m sorry” for mercy to be shown?  In this world, the greater the offense, the more times a repeated apology … Continue reading What Constitutes a Sufficient Apology?

Time and Perspective

Time & Perspective I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight.  Psalm 119:174 When a young saint sits down with an old saint, the difference in their reactions to the stuff of life is apparent.  The young one can be … Continue reading Time and Perspective

Bought With a Life Rather Than Gold

BOUGHT WITH A LIFE RATHER THAN GOLD You were ransomed from the futile ways of your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish.  I Peter 1:18-19          Suppose your child was out … Continue reading Bought With a Life Rather Than Gold

Prayer For The Future

PRAYER FOR THE FUTURE “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old.  Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.  Isaiah … Continue reading Prayer For The Future

No Shame In Hiding

NO SHAME IN HIDING You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.  Psalm 119:114 A successful hiding place is one that is never found.  I can go there, tuck myself in, hear the voices of others looking for me, but … Continue reading No Shame In Hiding

The Word God’s Children Fear Most

THE WORD GOD’S CHILDREN FEAR MOST In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.  Isaiah 30:15          Oh, the power of repentance and how critical it is for any who wish to access the power of God in their … Continue reading The Word God’s Children Fear Most

Prayer For Rejoicing In A Trial

PRAYER FOR REJOICING IN A TRIAL In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials.  I Peter 1:6 Oh Jesus, you know the story of my life.  I have so often misunderstood your words.  I … Continue reading Prayer For Rejoicing In A Trial