Posts tagged with: trials

The Power of a Strong Redeemer

For this week’s Firmly Rooted Friday, Claudia shares with us what it means that we have a strong Redeemer in Jesus. The Power of a Strong Redeemer This past summer our family enjoyed a lovely summer day at the beach...

Prayer for the Worries of Today

When we lose all illusion of control– When the orders change or the unwanted ones come, When the little ones walk up the sidewalk to school or leave for college, When the impossible bill arrives or the impossible diagnosis, When...

Thy Faithfulness

Great is Thy faithfulness, O God My Father, There is no shadow of turning with Thee; Thou changest not, Thy compassions they fail not; As Thou hast been Thou forever wilt be.   Lord we need You when everything around...

We come to You

I seek the gift, find instead the Giver, and eventually come away with the gift I no longer seek. My own emphasis in prayer has moved from petition to companionship, and I no longer agonize over the issue of unanswered...

Redeeming Still

Redeeming Still   So much in this world seems, well… broken. No matter where you look, evidence of hurt and broken lives are everywhere. From the news channels to our local churches, the cries of the shattered, the wounded, and...