Present Sufferings

"For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time--are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us!" Romans 8:18 Paul compares present sufferings--with future glory.  Believers are exposed to all kinds of suffering, and instead of obtaining an exemption from afflictions--they are assured that it is through much … Continue reading Present Sufferings


Christmas Expectations

My mom and I enjoyed some sweet time together this week. As we were talking, my strong dislike of change became the topic of conversation. My mom laughingly commented that I have strongly fought¬†change since I was little. She is so right, change is extremely difficult for me. Being an adult single during the holidays … Continue reading Christmas Expectations

The Lord Helped Us – 2015 Reflections

"Hitherto hath the Lord helped us." (1 Samuel 7:12) The word "hitherto" seems like a hand pointing in the direction of the¬†past. Twenty years or seventy, and yet "hitherto hath the Lord helped us!" Through poverty, through wealth, through sickness, through health; at home, abroad, on the land, on the sea; in honor, in dishonor, … Continue reading The Lord Helped Us – 2015 Reflections