Tag Archives: Mercy

INSTEAD, SEE WHAT GOD CAN DO

We want answers!  Our humanness demands an explanation for every occurrence that happens to us, to our family and friends and even to those we don’t know.  When we struggle to explain, we begin to blame.  We judge people we … Continue reading

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THE INVITATION

What an honor it is to be invited to a celebration of someone we love and admire greatly!  Upon getting the invitation, we begin to plan what we will wear that is appropriate for the occasion all because of our … Continue reading

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DO I JUST HAVE TO BE GOOD?

Little Ashley sat quietly in our Sunday School class for first graders.  Everyone was working on coloring a craft that would lead them to the heart of the lesson.  It was not normal for Ashley to be this quiet, so … Continue reading

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HOMETOWN

“I knew you when…”  If you are the one who moved away from where you grew up to accept a job in another town, state or country, you will know the back story of what Jesus is experiencing as he … Continue reading

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“BECAUSE YOU BELIEVED”

I wonder sometimes if my requests to God are just words thrown into the airspace due to my desperation.  I wonder if I really believe what I say I believe about God is really real?  When I stop to consider, … Continue reading

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NEW MISSION—NEW TESTIMONY!

There are many life circumstances that cause depression, anxieties of all kinds coupled with worry and fear.  Some are self-inflicted.  Some are not.  Sometimes in the middle of it all, we push people away because we have lost hope.  Our … Continue reading

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BLESSED

What does it mean to be blessed by God or to be shown “favor” by God?  Many think that favored blessings come to those who work hard for the church or on the mission field.  Some think it comes by … Continue reading

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WHEN PRAYERS SEEM UNANSWERED

There are days in our lives when we feel God is not listening to our prayers for help in difficult situations.  He seems far away.  Our prayers begin to repeat themselves each day with no seeming or apparent resolve.  We … Continue reading

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SHEEP ON THE RIGHT, PLEASE

Grandpa had a farm with goats, sheep, a couple of horses, peacocks, cockatiels, parakeets, cats, chickens, fish in the ponds, cattle and a few pigs.  He wanted a monkey but grandma put her foot down with that wish.  All the … Continue reading

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TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCE

Genesis – First, God   “There is ground for declaring that modern man has become a moral idiot.”   Those words were published in 1948 on page 1 of “Ideas Have Consequences” by Dr. Richard M. Weaver, then professor of … Continue reading

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