There is no more painful a wound than the one inflicted by a friend or a loved one. It cuts us to the quick. The website “grammarist.com” describes being “cut to the quick” in this way: “The idiom cut to the quick refers to cutting through the dead parts of something until reaching the living, … Continue reading THE WOUND OF BETRAYAL Psalm 55:12-13
The prince of preachers, Charles Spurgeon , once said, “Help my unbelief is something a man can only say by faith. While men have no faith, they are unconscious of their unbelief; but, as soon as they get a little faith, then they begin to be conscious of the greatness of their unbelief.” Have you … Continue reading Verse of the Day: Mark 9:24 HELP MY UNBELIEF
When Paul wrote these words, he was in a Roman prison cell. Although he was imprisoned, he told the church in Philippi that he saw an opportunity for the gospel to make even greater advancement. BECAUSE of his difficult circumstance. In fact during this time of imprisonment, Paul wrote Ephesians, Philippians, AND Colossians. Even the … Continue reading VERSE OF THE DAY Philippians 1:12 OPPORTUNE SUFFERING
Psalms 6 is another Psalm of David. As I was reading this next chapter, I noticed David is still in the throes of lamenting. He has been lamenting for 6 chapters. He even seems to realize his anguish is ever ongoing. He asks God, "But You, O LORD- How long?" David even begs God to … Continue reading Psalms 6: O Lord, How Long?