The Prince of Peace

Abide in Me says Jesus. Cling to Me. Stick fast to Me. Live the life of close and intimate communion with Me. Get nearer to Me. Roll every burden on Me. Cast your whole weight on Me. Never let go your hold … Continued

Finding Sabbath Rest

The branch of the vine does not worry, and toil, and rush here to seek for sunshine, and there to find rain. No; it rests in union and communion with the vine; and at the right time, and in the … Continued

The Wisdom of Cutting Back

Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.  –Pete Seeger, folk singer Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent … Continued

The Battle for Control

One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind … Continued

Serving from Overflow

Love is the overflow of joy in God! It is not duty for duty’s sake, or right for right’s sake. It is not a resolute abandoning of one’s own good with a view solely to the good of the other person. It … Continued

Letting Go of Control

If there be, therefore, perpetual failure in your life, it cannot arise from any weakness or impotence in the Mighty God; but from some failure on your part. That failure may probably be discovered in one of three hiding places—imperfect … Continued

Journey through Obscurity

Just as water ever seeks and fills the lowest place, so the moment God finds you abased and empty, His glory and power flow in. –Andrew Murray, pastor and author Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed … Continued

Secure in God’s Promises

Gather the riches of God’s promises. Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart. –Corrie Ten Boom, Holocaust survivor and inspirational speaker “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble … Continued