As Seed On Hard Ground

“And when they heard of the Resurrection of the dead, some mocked—and others said, ‘We will hear you again on this matter’.” Acts 17:32 When our best efforts fall short and our words fall on deaf ears, we must still give God thanks and move on. “A babbling...

All Stirred Up

“Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.” Acts 17:16 Whatever riles us up or weighs us down reveals where we are in our walk with the Lord. Soul-stirrings. That’s what’s described in...

Joy Unspeakable

“Whom having not seen, you love; in Whom, though now you see Him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of Glory—receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.” I Peter 1:8-9 It’s all about Him—and it’s “indescribably...

When Sorrows Overflow

“Therefore, His People return hither—and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them.” Psalm 73:10 When “your tears have been your food day and night” (Ps. 42:3a) and there seems to be no end to your sorrow, it’s important to remember what to do and to Whom to turn....

Sorrowful Separation

“And when he had thus spoken, he knelt down and prayed with them all. And they all wept sore and fell on Paul’s neck and kissed him, sorrowing most of all for the words which he spoke, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.”...

My Tears In His Bottle

“. . .put my tears into Your bottle; are they not in Your Book?” Psalm 56:8b How wonderful to know that He both catches and records each one of them. Tears. Of all creatures created by our God, we humans are the only ones that shed tears when emotionally distraught,...