Learning in a Traffic Jam

“Don’t let your hearts be troubled: You believe in God. Believe also in Me!” John 14:1 ESV One Friday afternoon as we inched through traffic on the expressway, our car suddenly made a sound I had never heard before. The engine died, but we were rolling just enough to coast to the right shoulder before…

Trust and Obey

If this week has seemed to be out of the pages of some apocalyptic novel then you are not alone. The Psalmist David when he was surrounded by dangers that made him feel as if the mountains were about to be thrown down into the sea he said; God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble….

What Are You Afraid Of?

The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe.          Proverbs 29:25 In the book of Proverbs King Solomon warns us about the mental, emotional and spiritual fencing we build because of fear. We erect a fence of words to protect ourselves from what others…

All Things

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5 ESV To be entirely honest the disabling helplessness brought on by this Covid-19 crisis rubs me like an ill fitting pair of shoes. It…

He Will Stand By Me

I pray that these verses which reflected the cry of my heart as I passed through a dark time in my life a couple of years ago may be a comfort and assurance for you today. Every time I knock Every time I come Every time I seek at Your royal throne Every time I…