Hopeful?

As I read this morning the word hope jumped out at me. It has haunted me lately in the words I hear and things I read. I consider myself a rather positive person, trying to see the best in people and situations. I’ve learned to trust and realize that God often uses the worst situations to bring outContinue reading “Hopeful?”

Need Hope?

Click here  Devotions by Chris  to receive today’s dose of encouragement. Devotions by Chris is one of the very first blogs I read and followed when I began my blog last year. Chris is on vacation this week so he asked a few us us to help him out. Chris has an awesome testimony and aContinue reading “Need Hope?”

Storm Watch!

“And He arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.” Mark 4:37 KJV   Trials and tribulations come with life, that’s just part of living.  Various circumstances, disappointments and downright disasters can move in on us when we least expectContinue reading “Storm Watch!”

Look for Your Cloud!

Like many people, I’ve a few areas in my life that are a bit…dry. One in particular is quite crispy. Crisss-pee! My “situation” soured and then died years ago, yet for one reason or another the last nail was never placed in its coffin. I was illegally “wronged,” tried to muddle through, then eventually gave “it”Continue reading “Look for Your Cloud!”

Pruning!

“I am the true vine and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away, and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit,” John 15:1-2 NKJV Jesus’ teaching about the vine and the branches is one of the most readily quoted. “I amContinue reading “Pruning!”

Due Season

“The LORD upholds all who fall, And raises up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look expectantly to You, And You give them their food in due season. You open Your hand And satisfy the desire of every living thing.” Psalm 145:14-16 NKJV   “For he who sows to his flesh will ofContinue reading “Due Season”

New Every Morning!

This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the LORD’S mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not.  They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.  “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!”  The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, ToContinue reading “New Every Morning!”

Everything Has a Purpose!

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to [His] purpose,” Romans 8:28 NKJV I was walking toward the front of my house this morning when this visitor caught me by surprise. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t doubt there areContinue reading “Everything Has a Purpose!”