Don’t Waste Your Sorrows

  “You have given me many troubles and bad times, but you will give me life again. When I am almost dead, You will keep me alive.” Psalm 71:20, NCV “He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.” Isaiah 53:3, NASB Everyone hurts sometimes. We all will face our special sorrows. But there areContinue reading “Don’t Waste Your Sorrows”

Doctor’s Orders

  “And hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Mark 2:17 I am convinced that as strugglers, who just happen to be believers, that there is a deep truth we must understand. InContinue reading “Doctor’s Orders”

Those ‘Marginal’ People

“Light shines in the darkness for the godly.    They are generous, compassionate, and righteous.” Psalm 112:4, NLT The glory of Jesus lies in this: in weakness, vulnerability, and apparent failure. He has called forth disciples to come after Him, willing and able to carry the cross and relive His passion with compassion. They are marginal people,Continue reading “Those ‘Marginal’ People”

Especially Peter

“And now go and tell his disciples, and especially Peter, that he will go ahead of you to Galilee. You will see him there, just as he told you.” Mark 16:7, CEV Poor Peter. Despairing over his personal darkness he has become completely undone.  His wound is beyond any human remedy.  No one can help himContinue reading “Especially Peter”