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Jude, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ. Jude 1 (NAS) Insecurity. It can drag you down into a sticky morass of self-condemnation, self-degradation, and self-doubt.[1] I think there is one prevailing need controlling much of our Continue Reading…

Is That Possible for Me?

My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him. Psalm 62:5 (NAS) Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. I’m confident nearly everyone has heard this statement that Dante penned in his epic allegorical poem The Divine Comedy, written sometime in the thirteenth century. These words were supposedly engraved over Continue Reading…

No More Time to Pray

Seeking answers . . . needing answers . . . crying for answers . . . when action now is essential, unavoidable. There’s no more time for prayer. What do I do, Lord? We must study all the teachings and examples of the Lord. In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus was facing the most difficult Continue Reading…

How About Timbuktu?

It seems like things just keep piling up on me and around me. I am so weary! I’ve made more mistakes in the last ten days than I have made in the last ten years! I called a friend this afternoon and we comforted each other with gasps and groans: “No. Not really? I can’t Continue Reading…

Is God Dependable?

And God is able to make ALL grace abound to you. that ALWAYS having ALL sufficiency in EVERYTHING, you may have an ABUNDANCE for every good deed. – 2 Corinthians 9:8 NASB That’s quite a large promise. Can God do that? Is He dependable? I had to run a couple of errands early this morning Continue Reading…

Who is That Man?

WHO IS THAT MAN? “Come sit down and let’s have breakfast together.” They sat on the beach and Jesus served everyone some of the bread and fish He had prepared. (Paraphrase John 21:12-13) I guess the best way to describe her might be to say she was forthright. Outspoken. Uninhibited. Very intelligent. A devout Believer. Continue Reading…

That’s What God Wants?

It isn’t sacrificial bullocks and goats that I want from you. For all the animals of field and forest are mine! The cattle on a thousand hills1 And all the birds upon the mountains! If I were hungry I would not tell you, for all the world is mine and everything in it. No, I Continue Reading…

Called and Chosen

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service . . . I Timothy 1:12 (NAS) It must have been very traumatic for me because I still remember the feelings after all these years, and if they haven’t gone away by now, I think they Continue Reading…

The Last Letter

Paul, imprisoned in Rome as the result of persecution under Nero, realized when he wrote his last letter to Timothy, that his death was near. Alone and cold in his dungeon he wrote to his young friend in the faith. Soon afterward, according to tradition, he was beheaded on the Ostian Way. [1] It could Continue Reading…

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