Archive for May 2014

Two Exalted and Humble Women

Luke 1: 39-56 Zep 3: 14-18a / Isa 12 My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! (Luke 1:46) My soul proclaims the Lord’s greatness, My lips exult with words of praise, He has shown me His great kindness, And led me to this life of grace. At […]

The Redemptive Nature of Suffering

John 16:20-23 Acts 18:9-18 / Ps 47 Your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy from you. (John 16:22) Just as labor precedes a new life, We’ll find meaning in our suffering; Grief and pain in this world may be rife, But there’s always joy in the morning. Jesus said to […]

Sustaining Our Joy

John 16: 16-20 Acts 18: 1-8 / Psa 98 I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. (John 16:20) This life is but a passing time, Endure the pains, the grief, the toil. Have hope that in a little […]

The Word and the Spirit of Truth

John 16: 12-15 Acts 17: 15, 22 — 18: 1 / Ps 148: 1-2, 11-14 …when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all truth. (John 16:13) The Holy Spirit is our Guide To learn God’s ways and share His Truth; May Jesus’ Name be magnified When we begin to bear […]

The Presence of God

John 16: 5-11 Acts 16:22-34 / Ps 138 Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you. (John 16:7) The grief of sin is the absence Of love… due to pride on my part. There’s joy within when the presence Of Jesus puts love in my heart. “But now I am going to […]

Testify to the Truth

John 15: 26 – 16: 4 Acts 16: 11-15 / Ps 149: 1-6, 9 You also are to testify because you have been with me from the beginning. (John 15: 27) Give me courage to testify On behalf of my Lord Jesus Christ. For my sake He was crucified, For that it’s just a small […]