This morning I was reading in 1 Samuel and came to that special passage where David’s friend, Jonathan, encouraged him in the Lord. That is what friends do! And I have seen so much of this in these days of uncertainty: friends encouraging each other in the Lord through His Word. My mind was drawn to John 14:26, where Jesus told His disciples that the Encourager, the Holy Spirit, would bring to remembrance all that
Last Sunday at my sister’s church was “old fashioned day,” and they chose hymns from earlier days. I loved it when they chose one of my favorites from all the way back to my teen years called, “What a Day That Will Be.” This song remains a favorite of mine and I wish it were sung more often! One of the verses says: There’ll be no sorrow there; No more burdens to bear!
I’m one of those people that gets motion sick if I ride in the back seat of a car on a curvy road. I’m thinking I’d get pretty seasick if out on a boat in a storm—not to speak of super scared! Jesus could actually nap in a boat in a raging storm! He slept the peaceful sleep of One who knew Who is in control. And this is beautiful—He offers the same peace to us:
Have I ever mentioned how thankful I am for our ABWE hospital in Togo? This 50 bed surgical hospital helps thousands of people each year! The reason for medical ministries is to help people feel better so they can be open to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Because of medical ministry in Togo, so many people have come to Jesus, and a number of local churches have been started. I want to ask you