Do You Know Jesus?

Jesus name

Do you know Jesus,
The Alpha and Omega,
The Beginning and the End?
Door of Salvation,
Fountain of Life,
Most Intimate Friend.

Do you know Jesus,
The Pearl of Great Price,
Only Begotten Son?
Horn of Salvation,
Son of the Highest,
Israel’s Holy One.

Do you know Jesus,
Desire of all nations?
Mighty God is he.
Jehovah-Jireh,
Merciful Savior –
He’s all these to me.

                                                   Lydia Reyes – Colorado Springs, CO

 (Published in The Secret Place, Spring 2006 issue, p. 32)

 

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Verbal Waste

toiletI had gone to the bathroom to take care of business. When I stood and flushed, the waste water suddenly rose very quickly to the top and began to overflow fast and furiously. Like a raging river, it made its way out the bathroom, down the hall, and towards the living room in record speed, destroying everything in its path. I tried yelling ahead to loved ones in the living room to “look out!” but it was too late. They had been swept away in the river of filth. Continue reading

The Heart of a Child

Matthew 18:1-5 

THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation.  2 Corinthians 7:10 (NKJV)

frustrated tired childMy seven-year-old son came up to me with his hand outstretched. “Look, Mom.” I was horrified to see my husband’s watch broken in countless pieces in his palm. Continue reading

Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Will Provide

Bare fridge 1It was a challenging time for us. I was a stay-at-home mother and homeschooler of two. My husband worked full-time to support us. Our finances were tight and the food was dwindling. I wasn’t sure what we were going to do. I prayed and put my trust in God. Continue reading

The Hypocrite in Me

HypocriteThere should be an obvious difference between Christians and non-Christians; but that’s not always the case. The unchurched have not held back from sharing their assessment of Christians. They see us as nothing more than a bunch of hypocrites. Continue reading

Decluttering Your Thoughts

Decluttering Your ThoughtsI spent most my morning watching one video after another on decluttering, organizing, downsizing, minimalism, etc. I was greatly encouraged, because one of my personal desires is to live a life of simplicity.

You see, I hate clutter! It causes stress, frustration, anxiety, and depression. When it becomes unmanageable, it’s actually managing you. Continue reading