Monthly Archives: October 2015

mountaintop

“The height of the mountaintop is measured by the dismal drudgery of the valley, but it is in the valley That we have to live for the glory of God. We see His glory on the mountain, but we never live for His glory there.… Continue reading




Take My Life That I May Be,

Take My Life That I May Be, Refrain Take my life, that I may be consecrated, Lord, to thee; take my moments and my days; let them flow in ceaseless praise. Take my hands and let them move at the impulse of thy love; take… Continue reading




Song of Solomon 8:13

“Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it.” Song of Solomon 8:13 My sweet Lord Jesus remembers well the garden of Gethsemane, and although he has left that garden, he now dwells in the garden of… Continue reading




John 11:32-44 #2

John 11:32-44 #2 “Lord there is already a stench because he has been dead four days.” Let’s face it–we all tend to think there are some things that are too far gone even for Jesus. There are problems in this world that will never be… Continue reading




“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” Matthew 6:9

“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” Matthew 6:9 This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption, “Our Father.” There is no acceptable prayer until we can say, “I will arise, and go… Continue reading




John 11:32-44

John 11:32-44 “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” I have prayed this prayer many times: Lord, if you had only understood my need… Lord, if you had only listened to my concern… Lord, if you had only acted, then…… Continue reading




Revelation 21:1-6

Revelation 21:1-6 This passage in one of the last chapters in Revelation is like the unexpected twist at the end of a good mystery novel. The twist is that after all our talk and worry and humor about “getting to heaven,” heaven, in the end,… Continue reading




God has loved me

God has loved me to the end of all my sinfulness, of all my self-will, all my stiff-neckedness, all my pride, all my self-interest; now He says–‘love one another, as I have loved you.’ I am to show to my fellow men the same love… Continue reading




Mark 10: 35-45 # 3

Mark 10: 35-45 # 3 Jesus put the question to James and John, “Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?” Essentially he was asking them if they were ready to suffer… Continue reading




We have seen

“We have seen what we are not, and what God wants us to be, but are we willing to be battered into the shape of the vision, to be used by God? The beatings will always come in the most common, everyday ways and through… Continue reading