Praise From a Grateful Heart

Now I Will Soar Father, Heavenly Father! I lift my heart to you in praise this glorious day. Father, I call you my Father, for you’ve adopted me into your holy family. Now I will soar on the wings of … Continued

Learning to Trust #3

After being rescued by God’s mercy from the captivity of sin (justification), most Christians learn gradually to trust God better as they grow in Christ (Sanctification). The personal experience I told of in my June 18th blog, which helped me learn to trust … Continued

How Does God Teach Trust (#2)

‘Rescued by Mercy’ is the category of seven blogs I posted in March and April. This is a follow up series about trusting God. The first ‘Trusting God’ blog, entitled “How does God teach his people to trust him” posted … Continued

How does God teach his people to trust him?

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Adventure in Trust “Let’s sing Christmas carols,” I suggested to my parents and sisters. We were traveling by car to our grandparents’ farm in South Dakota the winter before I turned ten. “Well, you know I can’t carry a tune,” mother … Continued

Beauty of Creation Shows God’s Love

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Over the past two weeks, I’ve been impressed many times by the beauty of Creation. I believe this beauty shows God’s love for us. Below, you can see many photos of this: 1. Before we left on our trip, the tulips … Continued

Merciful Judgment (Part three of parable in Segment #6, Rescued by Mercy)

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       Merciful Judgment “If you have a willing attitude and obey, then you will again eat the good crops of the land. But if you refuse and rebel, you will be devoured …” (Isa.1:19-20 NET). Parable Continues (Part … Continued

Hope From a Merciful God (Segment #2 of Rescued by Mercy)

  Isaiah is called the evangelical prophet because he preached good news. Do you need good news? Have you ever felt like you were in a mess and didn’t know how to get out? Then you know how I felt. … Continued

How I Was Rescued By Mercy (Segment #1)

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  “This is a people robbed and plundered, trapped in holes with none to rescue…” (Isa. 42;22) This Bible Verse gripped my heart because I felt “robbed and plundered.” Although I’d been a Christian since the age of nine and … Continued