Through the Valley #22

In the last blog, I talked about tragedies and how God can use them for good. Today I want to share the lyrics for a song I wrote. It is a personal testimony of God working in my life. In … Continued

Review and Summary of How God Rescues From Messes (1-14) #15

This is #15 in a blog series called How God Rescues from Messes.  Mercy is when God forgives us, rescues us from the messes we’ve made, and lovingly restores us. Since the book of Isaiah became so meaningful to me … Continued

BECAUSE HE LOVES US, … Post #11

Post #11 for August 7 Have you ever caught your child doing something dangerous which you’d made clear was not allowed? What do you do? Say it’s a three-year-old running into a busy street to get a ball, or a teenager … Continued

Out of Tune: (How God Rescues Us From Our Messes #2)

Tune me up, Lord. Bring every part of my being into harmony with your heart and mind. Play your beautiful music through me to express your love, drawing others into your heart. May I, in tune with you, speak healing … Continued

How God Rescues Us From Our Messes: Introductory Post on Mercy Series

Oh wow! that’s me! I thought, gripped by the Isaiah verse listed below. (This was in 1982). Satan had tricked me and I had fallen into an emotional pit which made a mess of my life. As I reread this verse and … Continued

Grace

posted in: grace, song | 0

Because God is merciful, he extends grace to us. We are able to receive his grace only through faith in Jesus Christ. Grace is Jesus buying what we desperately need and then giving it to us as a gift. (see … Continued

Who is Righteous?

Have you ever wondered how God determines righteousness? How much right living does it take to be considered righteous? In one verse, it says “Be holy, for I am holy,” (1 Peter 1:15-16, quoting Lev.11:44-45). Whoa! Who can be as … Continued

I Need Jesus Christ

This is one of the praise songs our congregation sang a few Sundays ago: It never fails to touch my heart. I can’t imagine life without knowing Jesus Christ.  

Through the Valley

posted in: song, Trust | 3

     In a Christian’s spiritual walk, it is not unusual to go through a dark valley now and then. In fact, we need to as part of our growth. Whether this valley is grief, discouragement, illness, or some tragedy, … Continued

I Only Know…

posted in: grace, song, Trust | 0

What is the single most important thing you want to know? Life is full of questions…especially concerning what God is doing in our lives. Perhaps we’ve gone through a lot of tough things like heartache, illness, tragedies. People don’t treat … Continued