The Middle of Things

But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.  Matthew 14:24 As we reach the half way point of my wife’s chemotherapy the phrase – midst of the sea – is a pretty good description of where we are. “The midst of the sea” is that…

God’s Master Plan

Our hope in Jesus Christ through every difficulty is that He works all things together for good. Sometimes God’s master plan is that our sufferings today will be the seed of His grace in the lives of others tomorrow. And in everything it will always be forever for our good!   And we know that…

Do You Love Me?

John 21:15-18 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”  Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.”…

A Chosen People

But you are a chosen people a royal priesthood a holy nation. God’s special possession that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light! 1 Peter 2:9 When I was growing up we had a way to pick teams for our neighborhood ball game. A bat…

Springs of Living Water

For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’” Revelation 7:17 We have this promise at least three times in the Bible. Long ago, God promised through the prophet Isaiah, that His people…