Old Prayers That Penetrate Deep

O Lord, Lover of men, who forgivest us our sins; Cleanse us of all that is base or selfish, and make us to be in all things thy servants, and the messengers of thy love. Amen. Grant, O Lord, that we may meet all difficulties and temptations with a stedfast heart, in the strength ofContinue reading “Old Prayers That Penetrate Deep”

Darkness Hovers

This poem was inspired in my prayers for Pr. Bryan Lowe, but it is relevant to all who struggle to keep depression at bay. It was originally posted at my blog, Linda Kruschke’s Blog. There are people in this world who seem to always be upbeat and to think positively about things. Darkness seems farContinue reading “Darkness Hovers”

We Are Hated

“If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first. 19If you belonged to the world, it would love you as it loves its own. But I have chosen you out of the world, so you don’t belong to it. That is why the world hates you.“ John 15:18-19, NCV There is a concentrated senseContinue reading “We Are Hated”

The Evil of Twisting Scripture

“It came about when she pressed him daily with her words and urged him, that his soul was annoyed to death.” Judges 16:16, NASB This has become a savage and vicious verse for me.  I used it to alienate a dear sister in the Lord. Vicki was a dear one who ran our office.  She hadContinue reading “The Evil of Twisting Scripture”