Scum of the Earth, [Our Identity]

“To this very hour we go hungry and thirsty, we are in rags, we are brutally treated, we are homeless. 12 We work hard with our own hands. When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it; 13 when we are slandered, we answer kindly. We have become the scum of the earth,Continue reading “Scum of the Earth, [Our Identity]”

Can a Mother Forget? [Love]

“Yet Jerusalem says, “The Lord has deserted us;  the Lord has forgotten us.” Never! Can a mother forget her nursing child?  Can she feel no love for the child she has borne? But even if that were possible,      I would not forget you! 16 See, I have written your name on the palms of my hands.Continue reading “Can a Mother Forget? [Love]”

In Love with a Lion

  “I will not leave you alone. You are mine.  I know each of my sheep by name.  You belong to Me.  If you think I am finished with you, if you think I am a small god, that you can keep at a safe distance, I will pounce on you like a roaring lion,Continue reading “In Love with a Lion”

God in Charge

“Consider the birds of the sky: They don’t sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you worth more than they?” Matthew 6:31  “God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.” –C.S. Lewis “The bridge of grace will bear yourContinue reading “God in Charge”