What Should I Do with My Unfulfilled Longings?-by Boyd Bailey

Reblogged from Proverbs 31 Ministries “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 (NIV) Our daughter and son-in-law could not have children. After years of testing, prodding, probing and prayers, the doctor concluded that without a special procedure, they only had a 5 percent probability of … Continue reading What Should I Do with My Unfulfilled Longings?-by Boyd Bailey

Three Things Every Christian Owes President Trump – By Bruce Ashford

Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands. Proverbs 14:1 Generally I steer away from politics in this blog, but in the case of this latest election, it is clear that the spiritual health of our country is in extreme risk.  I wrote a previous blog "How Will America … Continue reading Three Things Every Christian Owes President Trump – By Bruce Ashford

“He Maketh No Mistake” written by A.M. Overton

My Father’s way may twist and turn, My heart may throb and ache, But in my soul I’m glad to know He maketh no mistake. My cherished plans may go astray, My hopes may fade away, But still I’ll trust my Lord to lead, For He doth know the way. Tho’ night be dark and … Continue reading “He Maketh No Mistake” written by A.M. Overton

The Touch of the Master’s Hand

A poem about the transforming power of the Master.  Written by Myra Brooks Welch 'Twas battered and scarred, and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the old violin, But held it up with a smile. "What am I bidden, good folks," he cried, "Who'll start the bidding for … Continue reading The Touch of the Master’s Hand

The Christmas Story: Fear Not

Reblogged from: https://www.mcleanbible.org/blog/christmas-story-fear-not Since I was a child, it was a family tradition on Christmas Eve to read from the book of Luke, Chapters 1-2. We four siblings would take turns reading out loud then retire for the night. I have continued that tradition in my own family, and well I remember the Christmas my … Continue reading The Christmas Story: Fear Not

 Should we just skip Christmas this year?

By Max Lucado | FoxNews.com Whew, what a year!  We couldn’t wait to get past the election and all of its stress and strife.  Maybe the holidays will be better, we thought. Maybe people will be nicer, we hoped. Then came Thanksgiving with the in-laws. Surely another helping of pumpkin pie will cure all that … Continue reading  Should we just skip Christmas this year?

How Will America Heal?

"A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good. A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness … Continue reading How Will America Heal?

Embrace Your Trials

Though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered. Hebrews 5:8 Source: Embrace Your Trials

The Judas in the Room

"Never look down on anyone, only God sit's that high..." Anonymous Music is his language... a universal terminology which softens the borders of race, creed, religion or politics.  It is who he is, and I daresay, one of the things I like most about him. He tends to see life through the lens of its melody. As … Continue reading The Judas in the Room