Have you ever read Pilgrim's Promise by John Bunyan? You really should! It's an amazing allegory of the Christian journey through life, with all the gritty moments that happen while journeying through this life. John Bunyan lived many of those harsh moments and was imprisoned for years for faithfully preaching the Word of God. It's… Continue reading Pilgrim’s Battle with Apollyon
I have a good friend who recently started writing again after a long pause. In so many ways, our lives have been parallels, and this year is no different. We are both working through a year of intentional focus on our Christian walk. I love her recent post about the "Anxiety of Silence". The older… Continue reading The Anxiety of Silence — The Red House on the Corner
I have been following, reading, and being encouraged by Faith is My Guide for years. Her photos, verses, and quotes always lead to a time of reflection for me. This one is no different. Often you will run into people who claim that Scripture contradicts itself. You may be one of those people yourself, one… Continue reading The Inspired Word of God
I love the Old Testament! There is so much in it to cherish and encourage and warn us about in those inspired writings. One of my favorite books is Nehemiah. I once led a bible study from Nehemiah because there are beautiful themes and truths to be found there. I truly fell in love with… Continue reading Building a Wall, Scripture Memory
Have you ever had a nightmare where it's dark, there are no lights, and there are blows coming at your from every direction, but you can't tell who is throwing them or why? I feel like I am having that nightmare and, unfortunately, I am wide awake. A year ago, I was overjoyed to discover… Continue reading There You Are
Doubt sees the obstacles—Faith sees the way. Doubt sees the darkest night—Faith sees the day. Doubt dreads to take a step—Faith soars on high. Doubt questions, “Who believes?”—Faith answers, “I.” —Unknown Kenneth W. Osbeck, Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions (Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1996), 82.
Patty's Faith I am very thankful for Patty's faith. Her faith and convictions helped mold the man I am married to today. No she wasn't perfect, no she was not a theologan, but she was a child of God and her life reflected that! During my Remembering Patty series, I have alluded to Patty's childhood… Continue reading Thankful for Patty’s Faith