Bearing One Another Up

And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. Mark 2:3 Sociologists are quick to point out that the healthiest people mentally and physically, are those who are functionally aware of others.  These people often find themselves in “the helping professions” like nurses, counselors, pastors, policemen and many other affiliated occupations.  It seems thatContinue reading “Bearing One Another Up”

The Hallesby 23—All About Prayer

I really want to bless you today on the subject of simple prayer. I recall reading O. Hallesby way back in my Bible school days. Back then, it was assigned reading for a class, but today it is a close treasure. Here are 23 quotes I put together.  Helplessness is the real secret and theContinue reading “The Hallesby 23—All About Prayer”

Do You Love Me?

  “When they finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”     He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.”     Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”     Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”     He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know thatContinue reading “Do You Love Me?”

Pondering Brokenness, [Acceptance]

Many voices tell me that there must be distinct lines between sinners (like, me) and Church people. These borders keep order and provide security to those on the ‘inside’ of our Faith. This seems more from a reaction to control than actual sin. But there are so many people with mental illness: Depression, anxiety, bipolarContinue reading “Pondering Brokenness, [Acceptance]”