Enduring Courage (Romans 15:4)

if you hear

“For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, as on the day at Massah in the wilderness,” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭95:7-8‬ ‭ESV‬‬

April 5 Reading

1 Samuel 1: The birth of Samuel, Hannah dedicates Samuel ‘On the day when Elkanah sacrificed, he would give portions to Peninnah his wife and to all her sons and daughters. But to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the Lord had closed her womb. ‘ 1 Samuel 1:4-5 …

Successful people

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” –Jim Rohn

April 4 Reading

Ruth 1: Naomi and Ruth, a rare bond of love, tough love But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Ruth …

April 3 Reading

Judges 19: The Levite and his concubine, the story of the men raping this girl suggests that Israel had become as bad as Sodom in Gen 19: ‘And the old man said, “Peace be to you; I will care for all your wants. Only, do not spend the night in the square.” ‘ Judges 19:20 …

two types of people

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” –Ray Goforth

destiny more sublime

Teach self-denial and make its practice pleasure, and you can create for the world a destiny more sublime than ever issued from the brain of the wildest dreamer.– Sir Walter Scott