Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

September 14

A Thought: The sun rises. A couple is seen jogging. Another couple, driving to church. Truckers driving their loads to their destinations. Others still asleep in their warm beds—others asleep under the bridge. And God is with and loves them all. He yearns that each will take some time with Him today. This is Sabbath and “this is the day […]

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September 13

A Thought: Weekends. Our weekends are as full as our workdays! There are the chores, projects, sports, charity work, housework, and bills to pay. By the time we get to Sunday, we really just want to rest. That’s understandable. It’s also understandable the Lord instituted Sabbath not only for rest, but worship of Him. We might bear that in mind […]

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September 12

A Thought: The Bigger Picture. Discouragement, hypocrisy, terror threats, financial woes…the list goes on as to what may trouble you. Trust in God can sometimes feel a remote possibility. However, allow God to remind you nothing lasts forever, and that INCLUDES hard times. The Lord God who has gone to extreme lengths to plan eternity, can and will take care […]

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September 11

A thought: Seeing God. 1 John 4:12 states: “No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us.” The way we love one another shows the world how we view God. That’s a pretty clear responsibility which gives no room for ego or righteous indignation. The […]

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September 10

A Thought: “Back-Up.” Question of the day: What do prayer partners and police officers have in common? They provide “back-up.” ‘Back-up’ supplies confidence and basically acknowledges you are not alone. When you turn to God and ask for His help, you can be assured He has ‘your back.’ He will take your struggles and guide you through them, giving you […]

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September 9

A Thought: With obedience, comes blessing. As Christians, we’d rather focus on blessings than obedience which Christ requires of us. I think it’s because we perceive obedience as restriction from what we want. The truth is, the greatest blessings are experienced when we realize how much we need The Lord, and when we follow what He says, our lives are […]

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