Assurance of Salvation for the Mentally Ill

  ”So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” 16 For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children. 17 And since we are his children, we are his heirs.” RomansContinue reading “Assurance of Salvation for the Mentally Ill”

Making Progress

The earth produces the crops on its own. First a leaf blade pushes through, then the heads of wheat are formed, and finally the grain ripens. Mark 4:28, NLT This concept of physical growth is now applied by Jesus to us.  He has cultivated us, and we must insist on a maturation.  We sprout, andContinue reading “Making Progress”

Dances With Bruises

“It seems like bruises are part of life’s gift package to us.” Dancers are some of the most talented people I know. Their gracefulness can be seen both on and off the stage. A dancer’s training is far from easy. By choosing to become dancers they have made a decision to absorb pain. Their toesContinue reading “Dances With Bruises”

Braiding Yourself Up With God

Yet those who wait for the LordWill gain new strength;They will mount up with wings like eagles,They will run and not get tired,They will walk and not become weary. Isaiah 40:31, NASB The particular word “wait” is a vital force. It’s not a passive word in the Scriptures. It does not mean to be apatheticContinue reading “Braiding Yourself Up With God”