Homesick

Homesick

Every once in a while, I find myself so very homesick for a place that I have not yet been. This same longing filled the heart of the Apostle Paul and he mentioned it from time to time. “I prefer to be absent from this body and to be at home with the Lord” (II...

Acceptable in His Sight

Acceptable in His Sight

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my rock and my Redeemer” (Psalm 19:14). For the last couple of days I have been pondering the verse above, it is a prayer that recognized that God not only hears the words...

Meditating on God’s Mighty Deeds

Meditating on God’s Mighty Deeds

“I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. I will ponder all your work and meditate on your mighty deeds. Your way, O God, is holy. What god is great like our God? You are the God who works wonders; you have made known your might...

Turn, Turn, Turn

Turn, Turn, Turn

In the late 1950’s, Folk Legend, Pete Seeger released a song titled Turn, Turn, Turn, borrowing the words from Ecclesiastes 3. The song became an international hit in 1965 when it was adapted by the folk/rock group the Byrds. By December 1965, the song topped the...

Seasoned with Grace

Seasoned with Grace

“Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace. Refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels. The Lord’s servants must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, patient when wronged, dealing with those who...

True Christianity

True Christianity

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love, give preference to one another, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the...

No Divisions Among You

No Divisions Among You

“Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and same judgment. For I have been informed concerning you, my brethren, that there are...

Love is the Glue

Love is the Glue

“So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should...