A Prayer for the New Year

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Out of archive for January 1, 2019 Empower My Words  posted in: poem, Prayer, Purpose |  2 Empower my words, gracious Father, that I may proclaim thy truth! You who spoke and it came to be, you whose Word came to live in me, Grant … Continued

Meaning of Christmas

The Deep Meaning of Christmas   December 27,2018 What does Christmas mean to you? I mean, the deepest meaning? For me, it is this: “God took on flesh, born as a man, born to fulfill the heavenly plan. Jesus atoned … Continued

I Will Restore You, Part 2 #48

#48 for Dec. 18 During the 1980s when I was still suffering the emotional trauma of those two divorces and the disastrous consequences of my wrong choices, these words were like salve to my soul: “Do not be afraid; you … Continued

Satan Has No Right 39

Blog #39, for November 15, 2018 God, in his mercy, rescued me from the mess I got myself into, back in 1981. Therefore mercy is my focus in this long blog series. I learned a lot about God’s mercy from … Continued

November Bible-Reading Plan

Here is the November Topical Bible-Reading Plan. Feel free to print it out and use it with your daily devotions. Thanks: “O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,” Psalm 107:1 1. Psalm 7:17, Romans 1:8, 2. Ephesians … Continued

Trust God— He’ll Come Through #31

#31 for October 18, 2018 Isaiah 36-37 How do you respond to trouble and threats? Let me tell you about one of my favorite Bible characters: King Hezekiah. Isaiah preached in Judah during the reigns of King Hezekiah, his father, … Continued

Heart-rending Questions #24

#24 in series for September 25, 2018 There’s much devastation in our world and has been in every age. There continue to be wars and rumors of wars, starvation, unemployment and many other problems.  “Is there a way to life? … Continued

Lessons in trusting God #23

When I think of trust, I think of a little child jumping off a porch into her father’s arms. She knows he will catch her. Another time she may show trust by accepting father’s advice when it goes against her … Continued