Tag Archives: surrender
Psalm 119:1-8 (א Aleph) There are potent rewards for obeying God’s law and seeking Him earnestly, which come to all who put off the sinful nature and resolutely submit to God.
As many readers are aware, I had a collision with an automobile in June (while riding my bicycle) that could easily have resulted in my death. I wrote about it here not long after it happened, before I fully realized … Continue reading
I’m reading a book called How People Change. When I looked at it, a little voice inside said, “Right, like I’m going to find some revolutionary wisdom here. Every writer/minister wants to sell books and expand his sphere of influence. … Continue reading
I’ve had a piece of metal in my hand for 10 years. I don’t remember how it happened, but I was working with something made of sheet metal and cut my hand open. At the time, I didn’t know I’d … Continue reading
The story of Cain and Abel usually comes off sounding like that of a poor sap who makes an unfortunate blunder and then gets carried away by anger in the aftermath. But what really happened? Could there be more of … Continue reading
It was around 10 pm when Bill’s headlights swept through my yard and across the front of the house as he was turning into the driveway. He couldn’t pull all the way in since I was already halfway down the … Continue reading
Is it possible to get used to suffering? What happens when I meditate on truths like Romans 8:28: “For we know that in all things God works to the good of those who love him, who have been called according … Continue reading
In spite of my unshakeable belief in the person of Christ, my Christian life has been a patchwork of successes and disappointments. I have known both joy and tumult. A number of crashing personal failures and regular emotional turbulence
I tossed and turned all Sunday night. Actually, it was Monday’s wee hours. Sunday had been a beautiful day. In spite of illness, anxiety and a potent helping of the blues, I prayed to God as I went about my … Continue reading
Rescue (Don Moen) You are the source of life; I can’t be left behind No one else will do; I will take hold of you I need you Jesus to come to my rescue; Where else can I go?