Browsing content published during October 2012

Choosing

Whatever the circumstance; regardless of the challenge or threat, as a Christ follower my greatest responsibility is to respond in a manner which brings to Christ glory. My response cannot be one of self- preservation or personal gain- but only to honor to Him. The Word of God declares, “he who honors me I will […]

Fixing Things

One of my favorite stories seems to bear repeating today. A lady became quite angry with her pastor. I don’t remember what it was about at the time, but she was quite angry and felt equally as justified in her anger.¬† In her anger, she started a vicious rumor about the man that quickly spread […]

Out of Season

“Why should not my face be sad, when the city, the place of my father’s graves lies in ruins and its gates have been destroyed by fire?” Nehemiah 2:3 ¬†Nehemiah and his brethren were heavy of heart because of the condition of Jerusalem; and appropriately so. The city of their joy lay in ruins and […]

“Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but profuse the kisses of an enemy.” Proverbs 27:6 It fell upon my shoulders today to speak words to a friend that are very hurtful. I am sitting here in the quiet of my study weeping for my friend; yet, perhaps weeping for myself as well for the […]