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Trust

Trust When life seems hard, impossible to bear This thought sustains: I know my Savior’s there. Some days it seems each little task goes wrong, I’m helpless then, but know my Savior’s strong. My pain and suff’ring may sometimes overwhelm But then I’m comforted: this is my Father’s realm. Good friends oftimes don’t seem to […]

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Serving One Another

Throughout the course of his entire life, Jesus was always serving those around him. Whether he was teaching the people, washing his disciples’ feet, working miracles of healing, or willfully laying down his life on the cross, Jesus was constantly showing that he became a man and came to this world not to be served […]

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Fasting

When you read the word “fasting,” what do you think? Maybe you think, “I have never given fasting much thought.” Or maybe you say fearfully, “How can I go without food for a day or longer?” In our food-loving society, fasting may seem almost impossible. But it is not. Let us be encouraged from scripture […]

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Prayer: Learning Childlike Dependence

“Daddy, watch me!” The little girl with newly removed training wheels grinned from cheek to cheek, her pigtails flopping. “Honey, no, don’t go yet! You will need my help to begin,” Dad answered. “No, I can do it on my own, Daddy. Remember? I’m five now!” “You are going to…” Dad could not finish his […]

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The Tongue: The Untameable Sword

The Tongue: The Untameable Sword Joshua Harris   Our tongue is a remarkable piece of God’s creation of us, and it is something that we can quite easily take for granted. We use it to taste, swallow, spit, and speak. It is the tongue’s ability to allow us to speak that is my primary focus […]

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Forgiven

“If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared” (Psalm 130:3–4). In Psalm 130, the psalmist finds himself in a hopeless situation. We are not told who the writer of this psalm is, but he has sunk into the depths of trouble […]

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