I AM the Good Shepherd

Jesus’ “I AM” statements continue to bring comfort. He said: . “Before Abraham was, I am,” (John 8:58). (i.e. He is eternal.)   “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it,” (John 1:5.)   “I … Continued

Spring is Here! Tulips prove it.

A week ago, I noticed three tulips had blossomed in my flower garden. Within a couple days, several more. And soon, tulips were blossoming all over town, just in time for the annual tulip festival. On a couple of days, … Continued

Why Does God Allow Pain?

Sometimes things happen in our lives that we don’t understand. We know God is all-powerful and all-loving, so why would he allow the death of a loved one, or of a marriage? Why would he allow a worldwide pandemic or … Continued

What is Your Response?

Last week my blog was about discerning God’s will. Much has been written about this, but mainly God’s will is to be a loving person. Jesus said, “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved … Continued

March for Life 2021

I watched the recent Virtual March for Jesus. The speech of Tim Tebow particularly impressed me. He gave an outstanding speech. (It is the last speech on the following video, starting at about 55:23). He talked about his mother’s pregnancy, … Continued

Comfort (Jesus Sings to Me)

During a despondent time in my life, my inner being was crying out to Jesus. One day I sat down at the piano and played at random. Soon it seemed as if my Lord Jesus was guiding my hands. Then … Continued

Questions about Running the Race

In 2016, my devotional titled “Running the Race,” published in The Upper Room, prompted an interesting discussion. I am reprinting it here. A reader asked many questions to clarify what I believed. I answered: Thank you, Elias, for commenting on my … Continued

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