I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless;Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness;Where is death's sting? Where, grave, thy victory?I triumph still, if Thou abide with me.-Abide With Me, hymn Henry Lyte In the second part of this series we learned about a profound promise, namely that Jesus Himself, by way of the Holy Spirit, is actually present with us. This conv...Keep Reading
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...as we gather together and sing Holy, Holy, Holy (We Bow Before Thee), may we be reminded of these things. Might we be reminded that there is no one, nothing like Him. Nothing else compares. May we check and evaluate our lives for things that we need to allow God to rule. Let us put our worship of Christ first in our lives every day, let’s daily every morning bow before Thee....
Pardon for sin and a peace that endureth, Thine own dear presence to cheer and to guide; Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow, Blessings all mine, with ten thousand beside!-hymn, Thomas Chisholm In part 1 of this series we were challenged with the idea of "rejoicing, always" and the means by which God intends for us to lay hold of this joy that is, faith-fil...Keep Reading
"Perfect Wisdom, Perfect PowerPerfect Goodness, Perfect LoveFather, Savior, Friend, and HealerO so near and all aboveYou are joy each moment new!Here I rest content in You."-hymn, "Content in You" Ken Bible 2014 IntroductionThe book of Philippians was written by the apostle Paul while in an ancient Roman prison. Not that today's modern prisons are enviable in term...Keep Reading
The Inexhaustible Supply of Christ's Riches If you haven't been to the grocery stores in the last few days, I am sure you have seen or heard of the stories. Empty store shelves, shoppers en masse, redirected entries and exits, heightened security, and flared social tensions have now become the norm across our country (and the world!) Although toilet paper appears to ha...Keep Reading