God’s Love

My Best Friend

My Best Friend

By Randy Medina:  Four years ago I was rushed by ambulance to an emergency room. Four years ago I began a second life. Hospital tests showed that I had late-stage cirrhosis of the liver. I had contrac... Read More »

The Secret of a Closer Relationship with Jesus

The Secret of a Closer Relationship with Jesus

Living with the Rose A Persian fable says, one day A wanderer found a piece of clay So redolent of sweet perfume, Its odor scented all the room. “What are thou?” was the quick demand. R... Read More »

A Father’s Agonizing Decision

A Father’s Agonizing Decision

At the beginning of a church service, the pastor briefly introduced his guest speaker. An elderly man stepped up to the pulpit and told this story: “A father, his son, and a friend of his son we... Read More »

My Little Girl

My Little Girl

By Beth Jordan:  I don’t know if it is the same for all first-time mothers, but nothing holds my interest like watching my little girl. Her facial expressions, the excitement in her eyes, her cu... Read More »

Living in the Lord’s Love

Living in the Lord’s Love

Love is like a stream. Some days it flows and rushes, for there is plenty. On other days it trickles and you can see it bouncing against the unseen rocks. But even when love is dry and has lost its fl... Read More »

Who Still Wants It?

Who Still Wants It?

“I am going to give this $20 bill to one of you,” the man said. Immediately he had everyone’s attention. “But first, let me do this.” He proceeded to crumple the bill. He... Read More »

The Matchless Pearl, a Story about Salvation

The Matchless Pearl, a Story about Salvation

Years ago, while an American named David Morse was living and working in India, he met and became friends with a pearl diver, Rambhau. Morse spent many evenings in Rambhau’s cabin, reading to hi... Read More »

From Jesus: I Understand

From Jesus: I Understand

I understand the trying of men’s hearts–the despair, the discouragement, the desperation. I understand the pain of leaving loved ones, for first I had to leave My Father to go to Earth, an... Read More »