To Be One With Him, part 2…

To Be One With Him, part 2…

(Read part 1 of this article here.) The title of this article comes from Jesus who was about to complete the work the His Father gave Him to do.  In John 17: 22-23 we read, I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one:  I in them...

To Be One with Him, as He is with the Father, part 1

When we are not one with the Father we become restless, disturbed, and often upset because of the way things are going in our life.  When we are unified with Him, we will only do the things that He is doing, rather than becoming fearful and worried about our...
From Coal to Diamond

From Coal to Diamond

  Do you feel that God will only truly love you as long as you do well and serve Him? I was brought up to feel that I was only loved and accepted if I was a good girl and behaved as such.  Yes, you guessed it… the harder I tried the more I misbehaved and...
King Asa…

King Asa…

King Asa was a Biblical leader who was careful to obey the Lord, and who led the people under his care to do the same.  In the book of II Chronicles, chapter 14, we see that he demolished heathen altars and chopped down the shameful idols, and in return, God blessed...

“You have collected all my tears……”

As I considered what to draw, into my mind came an image: A glass bottle filled about halfway with water. I drew what I saw, and added tears of sorrow, which were filling the bottle. Next to the bottle was an open book, with more tears spilling onto the page. As the tears dripped onto the page, they transformed into the words of the book. After I finished, I described the picture to her along with God’s message to her: God had seen all her tears of pain and sorrow, and put them into a bottle. He also recorded each tear in a book of remembrance and was aware of each tear.

Word Pictures

Word Pictures

The Bible is full of “word pictures” — text that paints an image in our mind’s eye.  Often, seeing an illustration of an idea can make it more real, and give it lasting impact.  Some of the “word pictures” I read of, while studying...