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”

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”

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”

The Holy Spirit Gives Me Life

by Beth Fore For if you live accordingto the sinful nature, you will die; butif by the Spirit you put to deaththe misdeeds of the body, you willlive, because those who are led by theSpirit of God are sons of God.For you did not receive a spiritthat makes you a slave again to fear,but youContinue reading “The Holy Spirit Gives Me Life”