• The Hermit's Surprising Lesson

    27 February, 2020

    A hermit possesses nothing save solitude and the presence of the Lord. He neither owns his cave nor even his breath. The hermit has exchanged life's bling for the brightness of seeking the Lord. He knows the soul's ache that only finds emptiness in the flesh. The hermit lives his life as a…...[read more]

  • I Cannot Be Of Any Use!#

    18 February, 2020

    "I cannot be of any use," says one. "I cannot talk in meetings. I cannot pray in public. I have no gift for visiting the sick. There is nothing I can do for Christ." Well, if Christian service were all talking and praying in meetings, and visiting the sick it would be…...[read more]

  • The Lord is good to me

    6 February, 2020

    Do not fear the reproach of man... you are covered with the shadow of My hand... you belong to Me. (Isaiah 51:7,16) I know the plans I have for you, to build you up and not to tear you down, plans to give you hope and to secure your good future. (Jeremiah 29:11) Be at rest my soul for the Lord has…...[read more]

  • What Have I To Fear?

    30 January, 2020

    The giant before you is not greater than the God behind you! ~ Michael Cartwright I know not the way He leads me, but well do I know my Guide. What have I to fear? ~ Martin Luther Fear not for I am with you, do not be dismayed for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. (Isaiah 41:10)…...[read more]

  • The Meaning of Job's Suffering ~ Part A

    12 January, 2020

    Job's Biblical status lives on in history as the measuring line to suffering, only exceeded by the Passion of our Lord. Chapters 1 & 2 tantalise their reader as God permits satan to test the righteous Job. The permission satan receives is a heavenly transaction. Such deals mankind cannot…...[read more]

  • So We Wait For The Lord#

    28 July, 2019

    Rest: a faint dream for many, a treasured commodity in a fallen world, a thing so needed yet so easily interrupted. The first garden was a place of rest— no violence in creation, no weed or thorn, no cleft between God and man, no reason to hide, no cause for fear, no need unmet, no grief to…...[read more]

  • Imprisoned by Hope

    3 July, 2019

    There is a colorful, teasing and exceptionally obscure verse 'hidden' very close to the end of the Old Testament. The prophet Zechariah (circa 520BC) pleads with the Lord's people to return to their land, and God will unfold His wonderful plans. Return to your fortress, you prisoners of…...[read more]

  • Should Hardships Weigh

    9 June, 2019

    When the heart murmurs within, refusing to be silenced... When the back stoops too low, refusing to straighten... When the eyes flow, refusing to dry... I am countng every blessing, letting go and trusting even when I cannot see I am counting every blessing, surely in every season You are…...[read more]

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