Waiting

“To wait is not merely to remain impassive. It is to expect–to look for with patience, and also with submission. It is to long for, but not impatiently; to look for, but not to fret at the delay; to watch for, but not restlessly; to feel that if he does not come, we will acquiesce,…

Year in Quotes

As I was journaling this morning and writing down the Scriptures that had stood out to me during my morning devotions, I thought it would be interested to skim over my journal for the year and compile a list of Scriptures or quotes from throughout the year. So I did. Praise the Lord for his…

The Wondrous Cross of Christmas

When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died; my richest gain I count but loss, and pour contempt on all my pride. Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, save in the death of Christ, my God; all the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to his…

The Promiser is Faithful

“Whether I am up or down, the Lord Jesus Christ is the same. Whether I sing or sigh, the promise is true and the Promiser is faithful. Whether I stand on the summit or am hidden in the vale the covenant stands fast and everlasting love abides.” – Spurgeon

A Little Grumpiness…

As the saying goes, “a little leaven leaventh the whole lump.” Well, unfortunately, a little grumpiness can ruin an entire weekend too. I must admit that I didn’t start my weekend off very well by dropping my cell phone into the pool at work before 6:00 a.m. on Friday morning. From that point, I was…

It Costs Something

It costs something to be a true Christian. Let that never be forgotten. To be a mere nominal Christian, and go to church, is cheap and easy work. But to hear Christ’s voice, and follow Christ, and believe in Christ, and confess Christ, requires much self-denial. It will cost us our sins, and our self-righteousness,…