I thank God for the brothers and sisters He puts in my life to remind me how precious our walk with Christ really is. A lovely sister shared this with me today and it just blessed my heart. I hope it will YOURS too.
Burdens"Why was my burden so heavy?" I slammed the bedroom door and leaned against it. Is there no rest from this life? I wondered. I stumbled to my bed and dropped onto it, pressing my pillow around my ears to shut out the noise of my existence.
I spent a night in Nashville Tn. with the girls this weekend. Our intent was to go and have a much needed "girls night out" ...what I received was a much needed revival of compassion in my heart.
As I walked around the city, I encountered Jesus everywhere I went. HIS intent for my "girls night out" was one I will cherish always.
I met a man name Lewis. The "most famous homeless man in Nashville" is how he introduced himself to us. He shared with us candidly
(Isa 61:3 KJV) To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
I have been through something dear ones.... Something so hard it is rather difficult to put into words.... Yet I will try.... Because I have learned greatly from it....
Recently my husband accepted
Recently, I have been thinking about the eschatological implications of Death, Time, and Immortality. Three global dialectics came to the fore, and I provide them below for our collective consideration:
1) DEATH, TIME, and MORTALITY go together.
How do we know this? Well, here's what Paul wrote on it (which I'm sure we all know already):
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ
There seems to be much eschatological investigation in our time which excludes routinely any notion that many of the 1st-century Christians experienced these things:
"persecution", "punishment", "imprisonment" and "death"
from the hands of those who are influenced by the beast/false prophet/dragon conglomerate of the Book of Revelation.
Let us observe the following scriptures from the Apostle