2018 March

HELP IN TIMES OF TROUBLE

HELP IN TIMES OF TROUBLE

Material supply Psalm 34:10: The young lions lack and suffer hunger; but those who seek the Lordshall not lack any good thing. Matthew 6:33: But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, an... Read More »

THE SAFEST PLACE

THE SAFEST PLACE

When the world goes to pieces, the best place to be is in the charmed circle of God’s protection. “He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I wi... Read More »

RENEWAL OF SPIRIT

RENEWAL OF SPIRIT

“If anyone is in Christ,” the Bible tells us, “he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” That transformation begins the moment we invite Jesus into our he... Read More »

EASTER MEDITATIONS

EASTER MEDITATIONS

The meaning of Easter is not found in cute bunnies and colored eggs. For us who know Jesus, it’s so much more. It’s when He conquered death and the grave. Easter is the fulfillment of Jesus’ love.—Ama... Read More »

GOD’S ETERNAL LOVE

GOD’S ETERNAL LOVE

As soon as I got connected to the Internet, dozens of messages that had piled up in cyberspace while I’d been traveling from the Middle East to Europe flooded my inbox. I wearily started separating ju... Read More »

WHY I BELIEVE THE EASTER STORY

WHY I BELIEVE THE EASTER STORY

By the time Jesus’ body was taken down from the cross, He had suffered one of the most torturous forms of execution ever conceived. His back and sides were a crosshatch of deep lacerations from floggi... Read More »

THE CHOICE

THE CHOICE

Jesus said, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.”1 God’s love is all-powerful, but He won’t for... Read More »

MY AVOCADO TREE

MY AVOCADO TREE

Avocados are one of my favorite fruits—delicious and nutritious. I have various herbs growing on my kitchen windowsill, and decided to use the little remaining space to try to grow an avocado plant. F... Read More »

THE FINAL STRAW

THE FINAL STRAW

“Answer me speedily, O Lord; my spirit fails! … I look to the Lord for help. I wait confidently for God to save me, and my God will certainly hear me.”—Psalm 143:7; Micah 7:7 NLT “The straw that break... Read More »

SHARING THE BALM OF LOVE

SHARING THE BALM OF LOVE

Some years back, at midnight on March 17—Saint Patrick’s Day—I received a call from my 27-year-old son’s roommate in Bermuda. My boy was missing, and his clothing had been found on a nearby beach. My ... Read More »

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