In our pursuit of happiness, are we pursuing the right things?
Isaiah 6:8 (ESV) — 8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” I have often contemplated what Isaiah must have experienced and felt as he had this supernatural experience with God. The holiness of God had to have been palatable as he stood in His presence, because Isaiah recognized that his unworthiness… Read More
In preparing for a message that I will be preaching this coming Wednesday night, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you concerning triumph and suffering. I am looking forward to sharing with our congregation, a message of hope that will encourage people who are struggling. God has something special planned for you! We don’t often associate triumph with suffering. In fact, they are considered to be on opposite sides of the… Read More
Yet, the angel tells Mary to not be afraid. I have often asked myself, how would Mary have dealt with her fear? Did she have relapses of fear in the days that followed this encounter?
“I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.” Jeremiah 31:3 (ESV) What a wonderful promise! God has, does, and always will love us with an everlasting love! It’s the kind of love that cannot be bought or sold, earned or bartered for. It’s a love which God grants because of His unmerited favor on your life! Because He loves you, He will also be… Read More