God’s Redemption: Reminding Myself

I love the word “Redeemer.” In the Old Testament, the word “redeemer” was used to describe someone who purchased slaves. I learned in Sunday School many years ago that redeem means to buy back. Jesus fulfilled all of the prophesies about a Messiah from the Old Testament. God offers each and every one of us salvation through the work of his Son, Jesus. … Read More God’s Redemption: Reminding Myself

The Great Escape

Amy Carmichael, missionary to India once said, “In acceptance lies peace.” I truly believe that. When I need to feel great peace, I get very still, pray, and listen. Somehow, God ALWAYS makes it clear to me that deep inside of me, below the crashing turmoil and waves of the pressures around me, there lies a PEACE and a Calm to which I can retreat.… Read More The Great Escape

The Heart of Courage

These words are from one of my favorite hymns… “Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand” .
I am holding onto that Hand… From the moment I wake up in the morning, until the moment that sleep enters body, I can truly feel God’s hand on my life. I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can; & Jesus… pressing into Him like never before. … Read More The Heart of Courage