Trust in the Lord with all thine heart;
and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
— Proverbs 3:5,6
She’s one of those single moms with 24-hour courage. She does triple duty between her jobs as a cleaning lady and preschool teacher who is also a mother raising three children by herself in her modest central-city duplex.…
Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
The Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;
Who comforteth us in all our tribulation,
That we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble,
By the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
— 2 Cor.
For the Lord spake thus to me
with a strong hand. . . .
— Isaiah 8:11a
Have you ever had a frightening, near-death experience? Been saved from tragedy by an amazing coincidence that seemed supernatural?
Some people would say those are just lucky breaks. But some of us know better.
Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh.
What therefore God hath joined together,
let not man put asunder.
— Matthew 19:6
It’s time to get out the Easter baskets. We have six. Each one’s different, and each one’s lovely. This year, as you set out yours, I hope you’ll stop and admire the basketweaving for a moment.
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light,
we have fellowship one with another,
and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
— 1 John 1:7
She’s a lovely, talented girl, dating the son of a friend of mine, away at college.