The Blessings of a Long Battle, Part 3

From Jonathan Coe’s website at http://www.openheavensblog.com/. Thank you gracious brother! (I’m so glad you are my friend.) As I look over the last two posts on the blessings of a long battle, I’m reminded of what the Apostle Paul said to the Corinthians about the importance of not being ignorant concerning the schemes of Satan (IIContinue reading “The Blessings of a Long Battle, Part 3”

Healing the Wound of Rejection — by Jonathan Coe

  When a child is born into the world, often the first face they see is a doctor or nurse followed by their mother and father. Then in their early years and all the years before they leave home, they will see their parents’ faces probably more than anyone else. Single–parent homes will add a different dynamicContinue reading “Healing the Wound of Rejection — by Jonathan Coe”

Being Still in a Restless Age–by Jonathan Coe

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.” 1 John 4:18 As I write this my heart goes out to everyone who is struggling to find serenity in an age filled with restlessness. Been there doneContinue reading “Being Still in a Restless Age–by Jonathan Coe”

A Cup of Cold Water in Jesus’ Name— by Jonathan Coe

Not everyone who is wounded is a wounded healer. Put another way, it’s possible to be wounded and suffer significant loss and not use that wound to minister healing to others. Much of this is related to how we go through the grieving process associated with our wound and loss. I learned this when I went throughContinue reading “A Cup of Cold Water in Jesus’ Name— by Jonathan Coe”