Glorious Ditch Moments

Thou has made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance. – Acts 2:28 In the neighborhood where I enjoy taking a walk there is a section of sidewalk that never ceases to grab my attention, so much so, that I often find myself intentionally walkingContinue reading “Glorious Ditch Moments”

A Broken Bread Disciple

And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. – Luke 24:13-15Continue reading “A Broken Bread Disciple”

Taught of God

For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ. – Galatians 1:12 So often we will give no credit or pay no mind to the man or woman who professes to be a follower of Jesus Christ unless they can show by title, degree, orContinue reading “Taught of God”

Real Forgiveness

And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. – Mark 11:25 It is commonplace among us humans to believe that after we have forgiven someone, or we ourselves have been forgiven, that everything will “go back to normal”Continue reading “Real Forgiveness”

Remove the Cloak

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin. – John 15:22 For a longtime many of us will be able to “get away with it”- sinning that is! We will not realize that is what we are doing- sinning thatContinue reading “Remove the Cloak”

True Confessions

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. – James 5:16 Most of us would rather keep our faults, sins, and shortcomings to ourselves- we put on airs. Perhaps we will humble ourselves enough to share these intimate thingsContinue reading “True Confessions”

Are you Following the Stranger?

And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers. – John 10:5 This stranger calls out to us telling us to go this way, then, no, go that way! This stranger will tell us we know what to do and will chide us andContinue reading “Are you Following the Stranger?”

Take it to Him in Prayer

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut the door, pray to the Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. – Matthew 6:6 There is a mighty thing you can do when you physically can do nothing else! This mightyContinue reading “Take it to Him in Prayer”

Facebook Motives

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. – Proverbs 21:23 I daily look back at my memories on Facebook and, to be honest, I find myself feeling uneasy more and more over things I have said or posted in the past. It’s understandable that I would be uncomfortable with thingsContinue reading “Facebook Motives”

Fear of Doing Wrong

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their tesitmony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. – Revelation 12:11 Some of us are so afraid of ‘doing wrong by the Lord’ that we will not take up the banner of Christ and fly it forContinue reading “Fear of Doing Wrong”