I will give you shepherds after My own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding. (Jeremiah 3:15 ESV)

Undeserved Rescue

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Matthew 27:46 (ESV) I will never leave you nor forsake you. Hebrews 13:5 (ESV) Reflecting upon the Easter he was asked to speak to a group of prison inmates in Ukraine, Donald M. Fairbairn Jr., PH.D., writes:“As I thought about what I might say, my mind turned to…

By Carole Anne Hallyburton March 29, 2013 0

A Random Thought on Freedom

Very short thought to share today as we head into Passion Week: FREEDOM has been found in the (for me) first in the Cross, but also in the unlikely element of non-negotiable obedience to God. In following daily His written instruction, then asking for and acting upon wisdom from His Holy Spirit, there is freedom…

By Carole Anne Hallyburton March 22, 2013 0

Up-Time; Down-Time; God’s Time

“Come now, and let us reason together,” says the Lord. Isaiah 1:18 Delivered by the prophet Isaiah, this simple statement serves as a lead-in of sorts to the promise that through Jesus’ life, death and resurrection our sins will be forgiven, forgotten, made “white as snow.” I often wonder if the directive bears an additional…

By Carole Anne Hallyburton March 20, 2013 0

Elements of Friendship

A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 Three elements of friendship – and my Christ-given responsibility within them – have been heavy on my mind during these past few weeks. Consider, for example, how even in the midst of conducting…

By Carole Anne Hallyburton March 13, 2013 0