When I came to the end of my weakness and pain, and realized the death of Christ was my gain; It's in that moment I finally saw: I didn't need strength, I just needed awe. But He gave me power and covered my shame, and told me to go, proclaim his name. I went at … Continue reading In Awe (poem)
“Is there something you’re afraid of?” I asked Allie one day. “I’ve heard so much about God’s love- But don’t know what He’d say… If I should ask the God above ‘Oh Lord, please, can I stay?’ I fear He might give me a shove, And say, ‘No. Go way.’” “Are there distressing, other fears?” … Continue reading Allie’s Fears (Poem + Story)
Burdened and crushed by the weight of my sin- My mirror reflects a soul worn thin. Then I'm reminded that God knows it all. He wasn't surprised by Adam's fall. Nor is he confused to see me like this. (Guilt's nothing more than the Serpent's hiss.) He loved me so much he gave up his … Continue reading God Isn’t Surprised (Poem)
The church in North America has been heavily impacted by a series of Christian revivals over the past three centuries. Four of the most notable revivals are: The First Great Awakening, the Second Great Awakening, the Pentecostal Revival, and the Jesus People Movement. Although the nature, methodology, scope, and theological emphases differed between revivals, they each have left an indelible mark on the church in America.
My Kindle cover is not here. I hid it somewhere very near. But find it- I cannot. At Christmas-time a journal given, There on the shelf- left unwritten. No, not one single jot. Early to bed, early to rise. Tried, but no sleep came to my eyes. Counting of sheep- forgot. I’ll get my journal … Continue reading Hidden Words
A few weeks ago I created an audio recording of the book of Jude from the Christian Standard Bible. I'd love to have your feedback and tips on how I might improve. https://audiomack.com/song/withwills/jude
Romans 14:9 clearly shows that Jesus submitted himself to the Father, even to the point of death, for a very important reason: so that he might be Lord of both the living and the dead! As the living Messiah and descendant of David, he was entitled to be Lord of the living. But in his … Continue reading Lord of the Dead