Waiting On God (Who is Waiting on Us)

by Andrew Murray  “And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will He be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.” Isaiah 30:18 We must not only think of our waitingContinue reading “Waiting On God (Who is Waiting on Us)”

Affliction Understood, [Daily Pain]

There is the unquestionable presence of affliction that is present in our lives.  Affliction is the general term for specific instances of trials, tribulations, persecutions, emotional or physical pain and suffering. The ancient Assyrians used the word for “affliction” as the same word to describe their method of a public execution, which involved being impaledContinue reading “Affliction Understood, [Daily Pain]”

When You Can’t Find an Exit: Psalm 88

A  Simple Psalm of David     1 O Lord, God of my salvation,       I cry out to you by day.       I come to you at night.  2 Now hear my prayer;       listen to my cry.  3 For my life is full of troubles,       and death draws near.  4 I am as good as dead,       likeContinue reading “When You Can’t Find an Exit: Psalm 88”

Jesus Wept, [Linda Rowland Kruschke]

When I was a kid I learned no one wanted to hear me cry. When I was little, I had a temper like a small hurricane. I didn’t like to be teased and would become angry and cry if anyone teased me. I was always told, “Go to your room and cry. No one wants toContinue reading “Jesus Wept, [Linda Rowland Kruschke]”