An Hour That Begins With Forever

Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.  But even now I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you.” John 11:21-22 ESV Sometimes it seem that life gets tangled up and more complicated than we ever imagined. A fog of difficulties and disappointments rolls in around…

Your Kingdom Come

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:9-10 ESV How many times have we prayed this prayer wondering how or when we might see God’s kingdom without considering that He might be most interested in it coming in our…

A Cheerful Heart

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength.   Proverbs 17:22 NLT I felt frustrated by the small number of people that were coming to our church service at the nursing home. It seemed despite our best efforts; fewer were coming each week and we simply rushed in and did…

Packing a Suitcase For Heaven

Cast your burden on the Lord , and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.Psalms 55:22 ESV Some burdens feel like an overweight suitcase dragging behind us as we run through the airport of life.  But God promises us that if we ask Him, He will carry it for…

Slow Down!

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.            Matthew 6:6 NIV There are always dangerous curves ahead in life, but if you are anything like me you…