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.'' Romans 8:14-17, … Continue reading Assurance of Salvation for the Mentally Ill

Standing With Her in the Rain

"Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2, NLT By Lisa Schubert, Guest Author Samantha approached me outside the church on Thanksgiving morning with her hair disheveled and her coat covered with dirt smudges and raindrops. She demanded to borrow my cell phone to find if the Thanksgiving … Continue reading Standing With Her in the Rain

The Furnace of Affliction

"The furnace of affliction is a good place for you, Christian; it benefits you; it helps you to become more like Christ, and it is fitting you for heaven." --Charles Spurgeon "You rejoice in this, even though now for a short time, if necessary, you suffer grief in various trials 7 so that the proven character of your … Continue reading The Furnace of Affliction