A Message of Hope

For those of us who wrestle with guilt, it's easy to become hopeless at times.  Looking back across the spectrum of mistakes in the past can be crippling.  We see others around us who appear to have it all together, and we may even be tempted to give up. I have a message of hope to share.  I'd … Continue reading A Message of Hope

That old familiar feeling

I was recently stricken once again by that old familiar feeling.  I'm ashamed to admit it, but pride has been a recurring sin in my life.  When I least expect it, it sneaks in and grabs hold of me once again.  I'm disgusted to learn I'm even capable of developing pride in the thought that I might be obtaining some degree of … Continue reading That old familiar feeling

Give Them a Heart for You

Studying the story of Joash in 2 Chronicles today, the Lord impressed upon me the importance of never ceasing to pray that my children will wholeheartedly seek Him.  It would be easy after they make a profession of faith, and seem to be bearing fruit, to assume they are "safe" and let our prayers for their wholehearted … Continue reading Give Them a Heart for You

If You Turn Away…

This morning as  I was reading through 2 Chronicles, a frequently quoted verse  immediately jumped out at me: " if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will … Continue reading If You Turn Away…