Continuing the thought of things that can only come from Jesus: The Present of Today. One clever thinker got it right: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift––that is why it is called the present.” Proverbs 27:1 teaches: Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day mayContinue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 6”
Find the Strength of Jesus in You. (vs.13) What an incredible statement: “I can do all things through Christ…” This well-known verse is many times taken out of context or stretched to imply things that it is not truly dealing with. The doing of “all things” is not accomplished by your own power, intellect, ability,Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 4”
The Apostle Paul was used of God to write down the Philippians 4:11-19 passage. Included in this letter is part of the experience of Paul’s life. Paul was a missionary during the early church years following the death and resurrection of Jesus. Paul endured tremendous pressure to denounce Christ. He was faced with criticism andContinue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 2”
Not far from Wilton is a yearly event held unlike anything I ever saw growing up in Southern Ohio. The spinning of car tires, squealing of train wheels against steel track, horn of tug boats, and paddle churning of riverboats, now that, I am familiar with, but this was a very new experience for me. Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 1”
One girl, in an emergency room, through tears while being stitched up expressed to the doctor that she was hoping to get home in time to attend the final night of the missions conference.
The Allowances of the Heart Amy Carmichael, a Christian missionary to India wrote, “Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace…If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness youContinue reading “The Allowances of the Heart”