A Divine Calling

Jeremiah is an example of what Paul was talking about in 1 Corinthians 7. The Lord wanted Jeremiah's undivided attention. He wanted his prophet to be concerned about nothing else except pleasing God, and especially so because he lived in a time of spiritual crisis. We need more of that kind of godly singleness in … Continue reading A Divine Calling

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Singled Out For Him

Had I any vague premonition of my present plight when I was six, I would have demanded that Stephen Herbison (incontestably the catch of the second grade) put his marriage proposal into writing and have it notarized. I do want this piece to be practical, so to all you first-graders: CARPE DIEM. Over the past … Continue reading Singled Out For Him

Happy Valentines Day!

Today, I have a group of people on my heart. Those of you who want marriage and have prayed for marriage, but, so far it hasn’t come. For some singles Valentines is the most depressing day of the year. I can sympathize with you. But, it doesn’t have to be!!! Instead of looking at what … Continue reading Happy Valentines Day!

Longings Are Not Sin

All of us long for security and a certain level of creature comforts. Sometimes God is pleased to provide far more than we actually need. But sometimes He allows us to “do without”-to experience unfulfilled longings-so that we might come to recognize our need for Him…There are times when God actually causes His children to … Continue reading Longings Are Not Sin

Building Fences: Are You A Pro?

“I’ve sinned in this area for so long. Here’s the game plan. I’m going to do ___ and then this_____. And if I keep telling myself ______ than I won’t struggle with this anymore.” “I’ve tried to trust. I’ve tried to hope. It always ends up in disappointment. I’ll just put that desire on the … Continue reading Building Fences: Are You A Pro?