Seven Miles

Of all that Scripture tells us of Jesus' resurrection I think I like the seven mile sermon the best. It's such an apt picture of me when things get a little sideways, all jacked up. I mean here these two dudes thought their worlds had just ended, their Messiah had just been killed - dead … Continue reading Seven Miles

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Being Jobed

You ever catch yourself feeling all woe is me, having a Pauline pity party?  Yea, I do too sometimes, I call it being Jobed.  Sometimes life is hard, crazy, people hurt us, hate us, etc.  It's just part of it which is what my study today focused on.  I started a chronological reading plan last … Continue reading Being Jobed

The Two Petitions of the Prodigal

Yet again the Devotional Sermons of George H. Morrison has hit home.  Speaking on the Prodigal  has feed my soul with the meat it needed.   Sometimes it is hard to stand against the world, to not say give me, but instead to cry out from the heart with utter desperation “Father, make me!”  When our […]

Counting the Cost

Today’s reading from Devotional Sermons by George H. Morrison is one we should all read and take to heart.  He points out the beauty and the sacrifice that comes with following Christ, with counting the cost of picking up our crosses.  It is a cost I have counted many times over, it is a steep […]

PRAYER THAT OBTAINS

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.  Luke 11:9 THERE ARE many conditions of true prayer. For instance, it must be earnest. There are times when we know we are on the line of God’s purposes, when […]

Harvesters

I had planned to post this last night and apologize that life delayed me.   Actually that life more closely resembled sleep, I was exhausted.  Sleep is my balm in Gilead and something I get far too little of.  But here it is a day late, I hope it inspires you brothers and sisters to join […]

Hope

This post is going to take you through a lot of scripture tonight, brothers and sisters in Christ.  I want you to look at how The New Testament is in the Old Testament concealed, and the Old Testament is in the New Testament revealed.  Jesus, our only hope is in every page, paragraph, sentence word, … Continue reading Hope