I probably read something of Charles Spurgeon almost everyday. This man was called the Prince of Preachers and was a pastor of a megachurch in England in the mid nineteenth century long before the word megachurch was known. He suffered greatly with health and depression issues throughout his forty year ministry. I have rarely found in one person such sound theology and such a tender, empathetic … [Read more...] about Some Good Thoughts to Ponder by Charles Spurgeon
It is by no means enough to set out cheerfully with your God on any venture of faith. Tear into smallest pieces any itinerary for the journey which your imagination may have drawn up. Nothing will fall out as you expect. Your guide will keep to no beaten path. He will lead you by a way such as you never dreamed your eyes would look on. He knows no fear and He expects you to fear nothing while … [Read more...] about No Itinerary For A Broken Path
Some of us are finding it more difficult to readily offer thanks this time of the year because... LIFE IS HARD. My husband and I are facing a very difficult circumstance of job loss right now. We have no direction, although we have prayed and prayed and poured out our hearts to the One we know can change our circumstances in a second. Waiting is the most difficult thing to learn to do … [Read more...] about Remember
Restore us again, O God our Savior, and put away your displeasure toward us. 5 Will you be angry with us forever? Will you prolong your anger through all generations? 6 Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? 7 Show us your unfailing love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation. 8 I will listen to what God the Lord will say; he … [Read more...] about Election Day Psalm
Have you ever wished you were someone else? I have struggled tremendously this year with wishing I was someone else as a speaker. If I am funny, it is not because humor just rolls of my tongue. I have agonized over wishing the Lord had not called me to such serious subjects like jealousy or forgiveness. Those subjects can be hard for women to face. I have wished that I was anyone but … [Read more...] about The Struggle of Wanting to Be Someone Else
One of the greatest ways an enemy can defeat an intended victim is to not present himself as an enemy at all, but actually someone who makes a lot of sense. If somehow the enemy is able to convince the one he is trying to defeat to believe lies about the support and protection available to the one the enemy is attempting to bring down, he has found a very effective strategy that does not require … [Read more...] about From F.E.A.R. to F.A.I.T.H.