Change · Daily · Faithfulness · Hope · New Year

thoughts on the new year…

This I recall to mind, therefore I have hope. The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:21-23 NASB With the new year inevitably comes talk about resolutions… new beginnings… a time to start afresh… Yet… hand in hand with new year’s…… Continue reading thoughts on the new year…

Daily · Encouragement · Faith · Need

daily…encouragement…

What am I most hungry for these days…? Encouragement… encourage… 1a: to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope: hearten b: to attempt to persuade: urge 2: to spur on: stimulate 3: to give help or patronage to: foster –Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th Ed.) To be emboldened… on the way He calls… To continue… on the path He has for me… To know……… Continue reading daily…encouragement…

Daily · Devotions · Faith · Gospel · Growth

a new year… a new spiritual discipline…

The pastor challenged us this morning…this first day of the year in worship…to begin a new discipline…to draw closer to God…Already… before the pastor challenged…God had called me… to something new…(maybe not new to you… but new to me…)a spiritual discipline inspired by a chosen devotional for the year…A Charles Spurgeon devotional… an updated edition…Look…… Continue reading a new year… a new spiritual discipline…

Advent · Daily · Lessons · Preparing

lessons… from advent… part 2…

It started yesterday…the explaining of the one big Advent lesson…and continues today…Advent is a state of heart…The songs of Behold the Lamb of God…specifically… A Labor of Love…and the personal practice of daily communion…brought me to this understanding of Advent…The kind we do at Christmas…just four-ish weeks out of the year…preparing for a thing already…… Continue reading lessons… from advent… part 2…