σκοπέω – to look, to consider How often do I think only about what I can see? Even in the midst of lesser trouble, how
Sunshine, heated blanket, kitty, coffee, prayer, and books. I may never get off this couch again. Granted, this is not a normal Monday morning (see
The New Year is fast approaching. I’m keeping up with my tradition of deep cleaning our home. For many (very good) reasons, people seem glad
“Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst.” — John 4:14 He who is a believer in Jesus finds enough
Question:What is your only comfortin life and death? Answer:That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in
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.