Is the underlying assumption from my questioner that grief isn’t just about someone dying but wondering about where they’ll end up in the end?
this is so weird/providential(?). i’m not sure which. i like to attribute things to God based on truth not out of convenience and right now i’m quite unsure of how to read into the fact that today’s picture represents my sight coupled with the reminder that two years ago a dear friend died. you may […]
(Written a couple of days ago.) In a little over a week, I get to preach a sermon about hope. If only I knew the specific direction I should go in. I spent an hour pouring over scripture and nothing gripped me. So either it’s not yet time to write or I’m disconnected. Either way, […]
Just want to encourage you today. You may not understand why various things happen–the sad, miserable, discouraging things that make hope simply a notion. I’ve had my share of that stuff. While I wish I possessed some magical wisdom for you, there are some realities I’ve come to believe and there’s a promise I cling […]
I’m finite, I come to an end. These are lyrics from a Sara Groves song. They’ve been ringing in my head for a while now, reminding me of the need to desire eternity with God but not be so “heavenly minded that I’m of no earthly good,” as my dad would say. I must be […]
From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another. For the law was given through Moses, but God’s unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ. No one has ever seen God. But the unique One, who is himself God, is near to the Father’s heart. He has revealed God to us. …one gracious blessing […]
You, Lord, are my ShepherdI will not lack anythingYou make it possible for me to lie down in green pasturesYou lead me (what grace!) beside still watersYou restore my soulYou lead me in paths of righteousness for the sake of Your nameEven when I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (and not […]