My heart is heavy, my body is aching, and I am exhausted. I walk with heavy steps. I long to be with Jesus, and want to be ready for his return.
He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. 1 Peter 1:20-21 …whose names have not … Continue reading Creation and Created
I wrote this song after meditating on the suffering of Jesus. I haven't edited the recording, so it's not perfect. https://youtu.be/VrCkbsqAzjA Do you know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour? Do you have a personal relationship with him? If not, do you realise your need for him? Have you become lukewarm in your walk, … Continue reading Jesus you died for me
Good Friday is, traditionally, the day we reflect on Jesus’ suffering and death. Today is actually Passover, and Jesus is the Passover Lamb, sacrificed for the sins of the world, for your sins and my sins.
May this reblogged post help you as you reflect on what Jesus suffered for us.
The thought of people suffering for eternity, in hell, is abhorrent to me. I can't imagine it. Yet it's real. The bible is full of God's warnings about the punishment of sin. He IS a loving God, but he is also completely holy and pure, and he cannot abide sin. Hell is necessary, because of … Continue reading The most hated truth
When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. Psalm 34:17-19 When it's difficult to pray Sometimes, during … Continue reading Jesus knows our suffering
Is Jesus your Lord? We need to not only believe in Jesus Christ, but we need to surrender to him as our Lord and Master, and then we become a new creation in him. We need to surrender to Jesus every day, acknowledging him as our Lord and Master. We have one choice: we need … Continue reading Is Jesus Lord of your life?
From Death To Life Reflections on the resurrection of Jesus. Death has me in its grips, Clutching me in its icy, cold grasp; Casting me into a deep, empty pit. The battle is over now, and I am numb and lifeless, Engulfed in timeless, empty nothingness... Unable to move, think, or feel; Barely … Continue reading From Death To Life
I can't believe you’re dead My Lord, my teacher, my friend:all my hopes and expectations were in you,and now you’re gone… What does this mean? You spoke of death,but I can’t fathom it. What happens now?Where will I go?What will I do? These Sabbath days of waitingare dragging endlessly by.We’re doing the motions,each of us … Continue reading I can’t believe you’re dead.
A little while, and you will see me no longer; and again a little while, and you will see me. John 16:16 Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy. John 16:20 Thoughts about the days … Continue reading Three long days and nights