Hope on the Horizon

And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Philippians 2:8 ESV Some of us may feel hopeless as we see a political scene where the value of an unborn child is worthless, the purpose of a family is useless and freedom…

12 Gifts of Christmas / 5th Gift Hope

A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not quench, until he brings justice to victory. Matthew 12:20 A few years ago when we lived in the city of Scranton, a house in our neighborhood was condemned and slated for demolition. Ironically, the problems had nothing to do with the…

Becoming an Overcomer

“A faith that cannot be shaken is a faith that has been shaken” Brianna Mullett Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen Hebrews 11:1 This video on becoming an overcomer is definitely NOT for the faint of heart. But if you will be brave enough to watch through…

Hope in the Middle of Worry

All our striving, worrying and stress comes from the mistaken belief that if we just tried a little harder or worked a little longer that we could win God favor. But Jesus Christ freely gives us rest for heart and soul as we discover in God alone our true acceptance and love and power to…

A Landscape of Hope!

But I say, love your enemies!Pray for those who persecute you! Matthew 5:44 NLT   This morning Deandra who writes Imago Dei on WordPress got me thinking about the issue of complaining. (I have done more than my fair share) and how it affects our lives and my initial comment on her blog led me…