Mat 6:31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? 32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and … Continue reading Daddy Issues
The Bigger Picture
There is a bigger picture to see here than just your offendedness. God saw long ago before these things happened. If you are ever going to be of any use in God’s Kingdom, you will either be broken, or you will be crushed. God is using this hurt and offense to break you. If you … Continue reading The Bigger Picture
When Heaven Comes to Earth
Rev 21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. Rev 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. Rev 21:3 And … Continue reading When Heaven Comes to Earth
Jer 31:3 The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee. Heb 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. God’s love for you is the most constant thing in your universe. You can’t make Him love you … Continue reading Steadfast Love
On Comfort Zones
Every day we live in The Real World, we are faced with situations we are not comfortable with. Many of these are people-related. And of these, some are people who are different from us. And of these, many are in the realm which my wife and I have become very familiar; special needs. "Special needs" … Continue reading On Comfort Zones
Life is too short. Way...too short. Way to short to give any more of it to remembering things that weren't worth the time they took when they happened in the first place. Life is full of things you'd rather hadn't happened. Arguments, offenses, painful circumstances, failures, etc., etc., etc. Leave them where they belong; in … Continue reading Too Short
Where are the Kids?
It's 6:00 PM. Do you know where your children are? "Sure I do. They're sitting next to me on the couch". Or "they're in their rooms". You know exactly where they are. Physically. But do you know where they are on the internet? With the ubiquity of smart phones and internet access, your kids are … Continue reading Where are the Kids?
Proverbs 7:4-5 Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman: That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words. Proverbs 7:24-27 Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth. 25 Let not thine heart decline … Continue reading Solomon’s Paradox
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The Burden of the Fatherless
The Burden of the Fatherless James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. God refers to Himself as our Father repeatedly throughout the Old Testament and the New Testament. He says He … Continue reading The Burden of the Fatherless