By Beth Fore “Be patient, then, brothers andsisters, until the Lord’s coming.See how the farmer waits forthe land to yield its valuable cropand how patient he is for the autumn andspring rains.  You, too, be patientand stand firm, because theLord’s coming is near.” (James 5:7-8 NIV) Waiting . . . Sometimes the waiting we doContinue reading Waiting

Your Secret Wisdom

by Beth Fore “The Spirit searches all things,even the deep things of God. For who among men knows thethoughts of a man except the man’sspirit within him?  In the same wayno one knows the thoughts of Godexcept the Spirit of God.  We havenot received the spirit of the worldbut the Spirit who is from God, thatweContinue reading “Your Secret Wisdom”

My Sovereign Lord and Master

by Beth Fore “Dear friends, let us love oneanother, for love comes fromGod.  Everyone who loves hasbeen born of God and knowsGod.  Whoever does not lovedoes not know God, becauseGod is love.  This is how Godshowed his love among us: He sent his one and only Soninto the world that we mightlive through him.  This islove: Continue reading “My Sovereign Lord and Master”

I Am The Rich Young Man

Jesus answered, “If you want tobe perfect, go, sell your possessionsand give to the poor, and you willhave treasure in heaven.  Then come,follow me.”  When the young manheard this, he went away sad, becausehe had great wealth.  Then Jesus saidto his disciples, “I tell you the truth, it ishard for a rich man to enterContinue reading “I Am The Rich Young Man”

Delights from the Lord

by Beth Fore “Your love, O LORD, reachesto the heavens, your faithfulnessto the skies.   Your righteousness islike the mighty mountains, your justicelike the great deep.  O LORD, you preserveboth man and beast.  How priceless is your unfailinglove!  Both high and low among men find refuge in theshadow of your wings. They feast on the abundanceofContinue reading “Delights from the Lord”

Help Me See Through Your Eyes

“For God so loved the worldthat he gave his oneand only Son, that whoeverbelieves in him shall notperish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16 NIV) “A new command I give you:Love one another.  As Ihave loved you, so youmust love one another.By this all men will knowthat you are my disciples,if you love one another.”Continue reading “Help Me See Through Your Eyes”

Joy Comes in the Morning

by Beth Fore “Satisfy usin the morning withyour unfailing love, thatwe may sing for joy and be gladall our days.  Make us glad for asmany days as you have afflicted us,for as many years as we have seentrouble.  May your deeds be shownto your servants, your splendor totheir children.  May the favor ofthe Lord ourContinue reading “Joy Comes in the Morning”

My Heavenly Dwelling

by Beth Fore “Now we know that if the earthlytent we live in is destroyed, wehave a building from God, an eternalhouse in heaven, not built by humanhands.  Meanwhile we groan, longingto be clothed with our heavenly dwelling,because when we are clothed, we willnot be found naked.  For while we arein this tent, we groanContinue reading “My Heavenly Dwelling”

The Mirror of My Soul

by Beth Fore “For we know in part and weprophesy in part, but whenperfection comes, the imperfectdisappears.    When I wasa child, I talked like a child, Ithought like a child, I reasonedlike a child.  When I became aman, I put childish waysbehind me.  Now we see but apoor reflection as in a mirror; thenwe shallContinue reading “The Mirror of My Soul”

Refined and Made Perfect

“In this you greatlyrejoice, though now for alittle while you may have hadto suffer grief in all kinds of trials.These have come so that your faith—of greaterworth than gold, which perishes eventhough refined by fire—may beproved genuine and may resultin praise, glory and honor whenJesus Christ is revealed.”(1 Peter 1:6-7 NIV) Refined and Made PerfectContinue reading “Refined and Made Perfect”