Tag: Discipleship

Advice for Today – Rest in the Lord

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Rest in the Lord”

Advice for Today – Commit Your Way unto the Lord

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. Psalm 37: 5,6 “Uncertain, at best” is an understatement when we… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Commit Your Way unto the Lord”

Advice for Today – Trust in the Lord

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Psalm 37:3,4 In my last post we looked… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Trust in the Lord”

Advice for Today – Fret Not

Tale of Two Cities begins with this very long sentence: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of… Continue Reading “Advice for Today – Fret Not”

Facing the Creeping Tyranny

As a follower of Christ, I find the present state of affairs – in this country, in Canada, in Ukraine, even the whole world – to be very disturbing.  The creeping tyranny and political instability everywhere is unsettling. Especially alarming is the increasing hostility of the… Continue Reading “Facing the Creeping Tyranny”

Overcoming Overwhelmed

Background: 2 Samuel 5:1-5; 1 Chronicles 11: 1-3 Deeper background: 2 Samuel 1-4; 1 Chronicles 10: 8-14 For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in… Continue Reading “Overcoming Overwhelmed”

Another Christian Essential

In my last post, I wrote about “The Necessary Thing” – making time to seek God every day.  It keeps our hearts in the right place – which is vital because our hearts are the fount from which all of all of our attitudes, motivations, words, actions,… Continue Reading “Another Christian Essential”

What Happened at the Empty Tomb?

In a previous post (6/18/2021), we explored what happened at the tomb – or, to say it better, while the body of Jesus was still in the tomb. As we already know, it did not stay there very long.  Let’s take a fresh look at the story… Continue Reading “What Happened at the Empty Tomb?”

What Happened at the Tomb?

In this post, as part of the “What Happened at” series, I want to take a brief look at what happened during the three days the body of Jesus was in the tomb. A lot of attention was given to Jesus’ burial in the… Continue Reading “What Happened at the Tomb?”

What Happened at the Cross?

What happened at the cross?  Easy answer – a lot. Many books have been written and have yet to be written on all that was accomplished on the cross where Christ was crucified. It was the most significant event in human history.  The effects of what… Continue Reading “What Happened at the Cross?”