Patrick Henry wrote "It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains." Alexander Solzhenitsyn wrote concerning Russia, "Over a half century ago, while I was still a child, I recall hearing a number of old people offer the following explanation for the great disasters that had befallen Russia: 'Men have forgotten God; … Continue reading In God We Trust
~ A place and a name ~ In Isaiah we read [Isaiah 56:4-5 NKJV] 4 For thus says the LORD: "To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths, And choose what pleases Me, And hold fast My covenant, 5 Even to them I will give in My house And within My walls a place and a … Continue reading Yad Vashem
I'm not sure if you're like me or not, but I tend to get discouraged and overwhelmed by the hatred and animosity of people who seem to hate everything that is good. What I tend to forget is that I once was like that too. Before Jesus rescued me, I was not a very pleasant … Continue reading Moment by Moment
~ hatred without cause ~ [John 15:25 NKJV] 25 "But [this happened] that the word might be fulfilled which is written in their law, 'They hated Me without a cause.' [Psalms 35:19 NKJV] 19 Let them not rejoice over me who are wrongfully my enemies; Nor let them wink with the eye who hate me … Continue reading Sinat chinnam
~ Pour out my Spirit ~ As I was reading Isaiah 44 this morning, this verse leaped off the page and blessed me: [Isa 44:3 NKJV] 3 For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, And floods on the dry ground; I will pour My Spirit on your descendants, And My blessing on … Continue reading yatsaq ruach
The governors of New York and Virginia do not represent the people of America! They are both murderers and not only that, they are guilty of wanting to kill the innocent, the most vulnerable among us - our infant children. And, they want us to legalize this practice as though that will make it any … Continue reading We Must Take a Stand
Exactly! What a word for this time we face!
There is a widespread spirit of heaviness on God’s people. It is a crushing weight of care. It is battle-fatigue from the constant shelling of bad news. The media barks, “We interrupt this bad news to give you more bad news.”
Hearing the angry debates—seeing the rioting in the streets and Islamic terror attacks drains sanity from souls.
Not only this, we have to hold in enormous frustration: stupidity and wickedness get a megaphone—wisdom and righteousness get duct tape over their mouth.
These are the times that rob inner peace—that bring intense restlessness—that rinse the color and enjoyment from our life.
These are the times Jesus warned us of and gave us direction for.
First He said, “And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake. But not a hair of your head shall be lost. By your patience possess your souls.” – Luke 21: 17-19
Talk about mindless hate!…
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