Despair and Faith

The world can seem so dark. Wars, the rumor of wars, etc. Genocide. Religious persecution. Economical and political instability. It would be so easy to despair. I feel it, like a weight, pressing me down. And then God reminds me He is still sovereign, still reigning supreme, and still in control, though I don't see … Continue reading Despair and Faith

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What the heart desires

"Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart." Psalm 37:4 When we delight ourselves in the Lord, we are desiring God above all. Then our desires will be His desires. He is pleased to give us Himself. And He is pleased and glorified when we are satisfied in … Continue reading What the heart desires

Jude

Jude, as a biblical author, impresses me. He impresses me for his humility. Jude was one of Jesus’ brothers…or rather half-brothers seeing as how Jesus father was God the Father and Jude’s father was Joseph. Even so, he was Jesus brother. Yet in his intro, he doesn’t claim brotherhood with Christ. Rather he says, “a … Continue reading Jude