Truths About God

Truths About God

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”  C. S. Lewis A LITTLE SOUL WORK 2 Corinthians 10: 3-5 points out that before we came to Christ thoughts were raised up in our minds against a true knowledge of...

Hope

Hope

I was so encouraged and inspired by this devotional out of “Streams in the Desert.”  May you be blessed as well. “Why art thou cast down, O my soul.” Is there ever any ground to be cast down?  There are two reasons, but only two.  If we are as yet unconverted, we have...

Statement of Belief Cont.

Statement of Belief Cont.

I’ve just completed writing a Statement of Belief, listing things I believe are absolutely essential to me and my life.  As I did so, taking time to reflect on each one and to ask myself if I really believed the statement to be true, I was struck by how it affected me...

Beauty

Beauty

Am I Beautiful? Challenged by this question in a recent magazine article, I stood in front of the mirror and asked myself, “Am I beautiful?” I’m 70 years old.  That was not the question.  Am I beautiful?  My eyes are puffy underneath, my skin has some fine lines and...

The Art of the Affirmation

The Art of the Affirmation

An affirmation is a statement used to assert something as true.  To affirm is to assert positively; to tell with confidence; to declare the existence of something; to maintain as true . . . The Apostle Paul affirmed Jesus to be alive instead of dead as the Jews...

Statement of Belief

Statement of Belief

A belief is an idea one holds about the nature of reality.  Jesus is the true and living way.  He is the key to reality itself.  The beliefs we hold must correspond to reality — that which is really real, as opposed to mere appearance or fantasy.  The following...

Is God at War Against Me?

Is God at War Against Me?

Our God is a Redeemer at war with anything that wars against His image bearers. Did you know that your lack of confidence, your indecisiveness, your fears, your anxiety, are the work of the enemy within you? God is not at war with us, much as we may deserve Him to be,...