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”

Jesus Touched Me

by Beth Fore When John heard in prisonwhat Christ was doing, he senthis disciples to ask him, “Are youthe one who was to come, orshould we expect someone else?” Jesus replied, “Go back and reportto John what you hear and see: Theblind receive sight, the lame walk,those who have leprosy are cured,the deaf hear, the deadContinue reading “Jesus Touched Me”

Who Am I, Lord?

by Beth Fore “Which of these three do youthink was a neighbor to the manwho fell into the hands of robbers?”The expert in the law replied,“The one who had mercy onhim.” Jesus told him,“Go and do likewise.”(Luke 10:36-37) Who am I, Lord? A man went from Jerusalem to Jerichoand was attacked by robbers one day.TheyContinue reading “Who Am I, Lord?”

As White As Snow

by Beth Fore “As I looked, thrones wereset in place, and theAncient of Days tookhis seat.  His clothingwas as white as snow;the hair of his head waswhite like wool.  His thronewas flaming with fire, andits wheels were all ablaze.”(Daniel 7:9 NIV) “His head and hair were whitelike wool, as white as snow,and his eyes wereContinue reading “As White As Snow”

Your Grace

by Beth Fore “Three times I pleaded withthe Lord to take it away fromme.  But he said to me, ‘My graceis sufficient for you, for my poweris made perfect in weakness.’Therefore I will boast all the moregladly about my weaknesses,so that Christ’s power may rest on me.That is why, for Christ’s sake,I delight in weaknesses,Continue reading “Your Grace”

In the Eye of the Storm

by Beth Fore A furious squall came up,and the waves broke overthe boat, so that it was nearlyswamped.  Jesus was in thestern, sleeping on a cushion.The disciples woke him andsaid to him, “Teacher, don’tyou care if we drown?”  Hegot up, rebuked the windand said to the waves,“Quiet!  Be still.”  Thenthe wind died down andit wasContinue reading “In the Eye of the Storm”