Category Archives: Praises

Plot Twists, Dashed Dreams, and Peace

Our lives have had more plot twists lately than would seem possible. But after all, don’t they say that “Truth is stranger than fiction”? Sigh. So it seems. Some of the lyrics in the song When Will I Be Loved, written … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, April 2017, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Forgiveness, Friends, God, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Lies, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Mind, Others, Peace, Persecution, Philippians, Praises, Prayer, Sacrifice, Salvation, Thanksgiving, The Father, The Gospel, The Son, The Truth, Worry | 2 Comments

A Tale of Two Kings

Two kings. One was a conqueror and mighty man. The other his grandson. Both ruled the most powerful nation on earth at the time. Two chapters in the book of Daniel. One filled with the personal testimony of the first … Continue reading

Posted in August 2016, Babylon, Blessings, Consequences, Daniel, Faith, Family, Fear, Heaven, History, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Knowledge, Life, Men, Mind, Nebuchadnezzar, Obedience, Praises, Pride, Repentance, Salvation, The Father, The Son, The Spirit, The Truth, Wisdom | Leave a comment

My Shepherd Restores My Soul

A Psalm of David. “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Contentment, Creation, David, Faith, Family, God, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Love, May 2016, Men, Mind, Others, Peace, Praises, Psalms, Refreshment, Rest, Salvation, Shepherd, Singing, The Father, The Son | Leave a comment

What Shall We Write?

“I will extol You, my God, O King; and I will bless Your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless You, and I will praise Your name forever and ever. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, D.L. Moody, Faith, Faithfulness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heaven, Hope, January 2016, Jesus, Joy, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Messiah, Mind, Others, Peace, Praises, Psalms, Salvation, The Gospel, The Nature of God, The Truth, The Way, Uncategorized, Worship | Leave a comment

The Hand of Our God Was Upon Us

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah offer us a little glimpse into the hearts of men who truly loved their God and desired the best for His people. And if we pay attention, we can learn from them. How to … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, August 2015, Babylon, Colossians, Ezra, Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, History, Hope, Israel, Jerusalem, Judah, Men, Mercy, Mourning, Nehemiah, Obedience, Others, Praises, Prayer, Psalms, Repentance, Sacrifice | Leave a comment

Stand Firm in Faith and Do All in Love

“Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 The friendly smile often throws me off guard. But sometimes, that smile doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Chronicles, 2 Corinthians, Acts, Armor of God, Ephesians, Exodus, Faithfulness, Family, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Friends, Grace, Hatred, Healing, Heart, Holy Spirit, Isaiah, Jesus, John, July 2015, Lies, Life, Light, Love, Love one another, Lying, Matthew, Men, Others, Persecution, Praises, Prayer, Romans, Salvation, Satan, The Father, The Gospel, The Son, The Spirit, The Truth, The Way | 1 Comment

Cheapening Grace?

I caught up with a good friend of mine recently, and she recounted what had been going on in her life since I had last spoken with her. As she told me about a traumatic accident that resulted in injury … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, April 2015, Blessings, Children, Contentment, Cursing, Faith, Family, Fear, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Friends, God's Faithfulness, Grace, Heart, Hope, Jesus, Love, Mercy, Mind, Obedience, Others, Peace, Praises, Self, Submission, The Father, The Son, The Spirit, Worry | 1 Comment