THIS IS CHRIST THE KING

“This, this is Christ the King, Whom shepherds guard and Angels sing Haste, haste, to bring Him laud, The Babe, the Son of Mary.” What Child Is This “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 AlthoughContinue reading “THIS IS CHRIST THE KING”

HEAR THE BELLS

“And in despair I bowed my head; “There is no peace on earth,” I said;  “For hate is strong, and mocks the song of peace on earth, goodwill to men!”  Then pealed the bells more loud and deep: “God’s not dead, nor doth He sleep;  The Wrong shall fail, The Right prevail, With peace onContinue reading “HEAR THE BELLS”

First Sunday of Advent: ANTICIPATION

“I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”  Psalm 130:5 Advent is a season filled with eager anticipation, hope and glorious expectation.  It’s a time to celebrate the arrival of our Lord.   We live on the other side of His birth, knowing the story ofContinue reading “First Sunday of Advent: ANTICIPATION”

Throwback Thursday: BE STILL DEVOTION (2017)

Deuteronomy 30:20; Isaiah 28:23; Psalm 37:7 “He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth”  Psalm 46:10 One of the most powerful meditations I have found to help me be still before God is listed below.  If you speak each line softly, but aloud andContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: BE STILL DEVOTION (2017)”

A Poetic Reflection on Psalm 5:3

“In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”  Psalm 5:3 Breathing in the morning air, I lay my requests before you. Presenting them, lifting them up To your awaiting ears – confidently, expectantly. I will wait to hear your voice, The soft whisperContinue reading “A Poetic Reflection on Psalm 5:3”

GOD IS PERSISTENT

Have you ever had one of those “middle-of-the-night, brutally honest, two way conversations with God?”      I have.  In fact, due to not sleeping well in the past week from the surgery, I have had quite a few. (I could use another week just to sit and process everything He has shown me.)  If I amContinue reading “GOD IS PERSISTENT”