Trust in the Face of Hopelessness

“Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him” -Job 13:15 I almost didn’t write this. I haven’t had much enthusiasm for writing lately and sure haven’t found much inspiration. It’s been a difficult month for a variety of reasons. At the outset of my treatment for prostate cancer in January, I knew it would […]

Rejected

I receive numerous email devotionals every day, by design. In addition to my daily Bible readings they stimulate my thoughts and act as a springboard in the quest to grow in my relationship with God and his son Jesus Christ. They’re all good but sometimes don’t necessarily click with my thoughts that day. Today, I […]

Iron Sharpens Iron

“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” – Proverbs 27:17 I love working in my shop, but I hate dull tools. They’re dangerous and they don’t work well. So I’ve learned to sharpen tools. At first, I didn’t like sharpening very much because I wasn’t good at it. But the more I read and […]

Light and Momentary Things

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. for this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.” – 1 Corinthians 4:16-17 I love sunrises. A sunrise in a clear sky during a northern […]