Showing posts from May, 2010

Quotations: What God Hath Promised

- "God hath not promised skies always blue, flower-strewn pathways all our lives through; God hath not promised sun without rain, joy without sorrow, peace without pain. - God hath not promised we shall not know, toil and temptation, trouble and woe; He hath not told us we shall not bear, many a burden, many a care. - God hath not promised smooth roads and wide, swift, easy travel, needing no guide; never a mountain, rocky and steep, never a river, turbid and deep. - But God hath promised strength for the day, rest for the labor, light for the way, grace for the trials, help from above, unfailing sympathy, undying love." Annie Flint (words) and William Runyan (music) -

Listen and Follow

-  “I don’t think that I’ll go to the retirement home. I’m sort of tired and I think a headache might be coming on. I’ll just stay here.” “You should go.” I felt as if God was whispering in my ear. "Well...God, I don't feel the best...maybe I'll skip this time.” “Go!” "Well...okay." I was sort of reluctant. When we arrived in the retirement home, we quickly made our way to the dining room and began to invite the residents to join us for a small church service. After a short message from God’s Word, one lady raised her hand. “Can I help you with something, ma’am?” “I want to ask Jesus into my heart.” “You do?” I was surprised. “Yes, I do.” After I went through the plan of salvation through Jesus Christ, I came to one final question: “Do you want to ask God to forgive you of your sins and become your personal Lord and Savior?” “Yes.” I knelt down beside her wheelchair, held her hand, and led her in a simple, but sincere prayer. Once we f