Month: July 2019

use me lord

Use Me Lord, Cause Me to Suffer So Others Can Know You

We have touched on so much about suffering through this series. Today is just as amazing. R.C. Sproul Jr. first talks about the patience of Job in hearing his “friends” trying to help him during his suffering. How their explanation is that Job caused his own suffering because of his sins. We know that is …

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suffering like Job

What Does Suffering Like Job Say To Us Today

As a review we will touch on what we have learned so far about suffering. First and foremost God is Sovereign over everything. Satan does not control our pain God does. If God helps us to understand the misery we go through we need to remember it is by His grace He does so. We …

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Important scriptures relating to Salvation, Assurance, Obedience, and Peace

Important scriptures relating to Salvation, Assurance, Obedience, and Peace Several years ago a friend of mine in Africa sent me a list of scriptures relating to the topics above – salvation, assurance, obedience, and peace. Today I am going to share the first four. I post these in an effort to get people focused on …

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i deserve better

‘I Deserve Better’ Do We Really?

Can we spend a bit of time to look at history of Human Kind according to the Bible? Start with Adam and Eve in the Garden. What did Adam and Eve do to deserve such perfect surroundings? The Garden was a gift to them because God loves His creations. But, what did they do in …

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why lord

Why Lord! Explain To Me The Suffering Of Today!

We want answers to our toughest questions and we want the answers right now. The emotions we experience in not knowing, not understanding are so painful. But, still God says, “Trust me, I know best, I will get you through this.” But, in the middle of some of our worst crises are we able to …

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god is in control

God Is In Control of Everything, Hearts, Minds, Everything!

Did you catch what The Lord said at the beginning of this chapter? Exodus chapter 7 verse 3! God said HE would harden Pharaoh’s heart. Really, does that mean that Our Father is in control of our hearts? What about our minds? Our actions? When you think about it, He did create us and He …

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god knows

God Knows Everything!🤔 How and Why We Still Need To Pray

Today I read SealTeam1979’s article Pray First. In this article he talks about committing everything to the Lord in prayer. How we need to turn to Him in making big and small decisions in life. But the question then comes up, why? The Lord knows the beginning to the end. He knows what we will …

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The overflowing septic tank – a parable for stinky sin

When Karen and I lived in Grayson county, we rented a home that had a septic problem. It was overflowing and needed cleaned out. At the time this happened I was trying to get a handle on a very powerful verse of scripture, 2 Cor. 5: 21 – “He made Him who knew no sin …

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talk to yourself

How You Talk To Yourself Matters

This video reminds me of a sermon series by Pastor Craig “Mastermind,” and Joyce Meyer’s book “Battlefield of The Mind.” They are all about capturing and controlling your thoughts. I know God talks about our thoughts in the Bible too: 23 Guard your heart above all else,    for it determines the course of your life. Proverbs 4:23 New …

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