Getting Past Your Past

“For the kind of sorrow God wants us to experience leads us away from sin and results in salvation. There’s no regret for that kind of sorrow. But worldly sorrow, which lacks repentance, results in spiritual death.”  2 Corinthians 7:10, NLT “You will have mercy on us again;   You will conquer our sins.  You willContinue reading “Getting Past Your Past”

He Collects Losers and Misfits

“The Lord says, “At that time, I will gather the crippled; I will bring together those who were sent away, those whom I caused to have trouble.  I will keep alive those who were crippled, and I will make a strong nation of those who were sent away. The Lord will be their king in MountContinue reading “He Collects Losers and Misfits”

Here I Am Once Again, [Again]

O Lord here I am again Just plain old me, coming to you As I’ve come a thousand times– And this is what always happens: Your response is immediate You open your arms unhesitantly You draw me to yourself You clasp me to your father-heart Then reaffirm my position:   I am a child ofContinue reading “Here I Am Once Again, [Again]”

Welcome He Who Limps

  Pray don’t find fault with the man who limps Or stumbles along the road Unless you have worn the shoes that hurt Or struggled beneath his load   There may be tacks in his shoes that hurt, Though hidden away from view Or the burden he bears, placed on your back, Might cause youContinue reading “Welcome He Who Limps”