Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
God will redeem me from the power of Sheol (the place of the dead);
He will receive me. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Psalm 49:15 THE AMPLIFIED BIBLE
You cannot stare directly for long at the sun or at death—the first would blind you; the second would overwhelm you. Nevertheless, I encourage you to pause and ponder a moment your human…Continue
Added by Johnny R. Almond on July 29, 2019 at 9:59am — No Comments
What if the best way to view prayerfully sitting before the Lord is to see it as one-on-one discipleship with Him - or as I like to call it; "The One-on-one…Continue
Added by Amy Jo on July 27, 2019 at 8:09pm — No Comments
The days are different. Some days I find myself with high energy, desiring to accomplish much. Then on other days, I just want to sit on the porch and sip coffee. Carl Sandburg expressed it this way: “There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.” However, Helen Keller countered with “One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.” The idea that compares youth to soaring like an eagle, is mentioned several…Continue
Added by Dan R. Crawford on July 25, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments
A seven-year study of the causes of death among teens in America observed that the top three causes of death were accidents, homicide, and suicide.* Almost half of those tragedies—about 68,000 deaths—were accidents, and most of those accidents—about 46,000—were by motor vehicle.
Sit back for a…Continue
Added by Skip Garmo on July 19, 2019 at 3:58am — No Comments
This message was kept secret for centuries and generations past,
but now it has been revealed to his own holy people.
This is the secret: Christ lives in you, your assurance you will share in his glory.
Colossians 1:26-27 NLT
Christ’s promise in your mind is your hope of an eternal destiny…Continue
Added by Johnny R. Almond on July 15, 2019 at 11:36am — No Comments
To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul.
Psalm 25:1 ESV
I am the Most High God—Ruler of the universe, God above all, King of kings and Lord of lords. No judge is greater than Me—when you rest your case in heaven’s supreme court, no lesser…Continue
Added by Johnny R. Almond on July 10, 2019 at 10:23am — No Comments
Praise God, who did not ignore my prayer and did not withdraw his unfailing love from me.
Psalm 66:20 NLT
I have not rejected your prayer—I have responded to you.
When you confess your…Continue
Added by Johnny R. Almond on July 2, 2019 at 2:56pm — No Comments