σκοπέω – to look, to consider How often do I think only about what I can see? Even in the midst of lesser trouble, how
Trouble is guaranteed in this life, but what a comfort that we need not go through this life without the peace of our Savior, Jesus Christ. He made a way for the disciples’ peace, speaking purposefully to them, and so He speaks purposefully to us through His Scripture. Even in the midst of trouble and great grief, the time and testimony of fellow believers prove that the peace of Christ emboldens Christians to take heart and even sing.
Perhaps that is one reason I love both of these songs so much. ‘It is Well’ is one of the songs I would play for my grandma while she lay in bed with cancer. This song was born out of comfort in grief and has in turn comforted so many like me. The second song, ‘Christ the Sure and Steady Anchor’ speaks of the hope He gives in salvation. We hope as those who already know the answer, yes, He has, and, yes, He will.
I’ve learned to recognize the signs that mean it’s time for me to sleep. When I was a kid, the signal was me running full
Perfect faithfulness… As he has been, so he is, and so he will be. As his promises have been fulfilled, so they are being fulfilled,
Philippians 4 Monday morning challenge: Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord
The Christian life is all this: faith in God, prayer endowed with the power of the Holy Spirit, God’s love, our obedience, patient endurance until