Tag Archives: relationship with Jesus

WELCOME, JESUS

Last night as I went to bed, I thought of places you had laid your head. I lie there in cozy comfort.  There must have been evenings when your tired body hurt. I imagined Martha as I would have been, … Continue reading

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GRANNETH’S PET?

Edith Murray was called Granneth by her family.  She liked it much better than Grandma Edith.  The little ones learned quickly to say something that sounded like Granneth.  Her grandchildren were always anxious to show off their new ones as … Continue reading

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AM I THERE WHEN HE NEEDS ME?

John referred to himself five times as the disciple Jesus loved. But didn’t Jesus love all twelve of the disciples? Oh, yes, even the one who would betray Him. So what must John have had in mind when five times … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU THINK WHEN YOU’RE NOT THINKING?

KJ Psalm 42:8 Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. ************* The “inner-tape” plays in my head – “Jesus Will Be What Makes It … Continue reading

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HOW SIN AFFECTS ME

Consider William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” The third verse surely is not something we can get excited about. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading

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DAVID, SOLOMON, AND ME

COMMENT ON CHRISTIAN MUSIC.    Praises, prayers, confessions, curses, complaints, word games, “trust & obey”, “woe is me”, history, instructions, testimonies. Some folks think it is a  more “holy” thing to sing psalms to the Lord.  They might be right … Continue reading

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME (Pigweeds)

    In 1996, retirement and a job situation entailed a move seventeen miles from the church I had been attending for several years.  I did not want to change churches but I knew I couldn’t keep up the activities … Continue reading

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