As a child, my church had several choirs. The senior choir, which we called the "black robe choir," sang Black Gospel songs, the "white robe choir" sang classical Christian music, the "youth choir" sang modern songs, and the "children's choir" sang songs that were popular with kids at the time. The white robe choir was … Continue reading Pilgrim Traveler
Divine Do Over
Bob Carlisle wrote a song back in 1996 that was made popular by Donnie McClurkin, We Fall Down. "We fall down, we get upWe fall down, we get upWe fall down, we get upAnd the saints are just the sinnersWho fall down and get up." The song talks about a person discovering the grace of … Continue reading Divine Do Over
Trust God to Meet Every Need
When Lloyd and I were first starting out in ministry, I used to tell the wives that I didn't trust my husband, but in God. This sentence worried some people since they didn't comprehend what I meant. I don't mean to imply that I expect my spouse to behave badly; rather, I recognize that my … Continue reading Trust God to Meet Every Need
Stay With Me Lord!
Because in my weakness I might fall to despair; because in my pride the enemy might lead me astray; because in my strength I might think too highly of myself ... Lord, please be every moment near me! Protection from the enemy; guidance so that I won't wander; wisdom from You for daily life; strength … Continue reading Stay With Me Lord!
The Wilderness …
The wilderness of this world. Have you ever thought about that? The wilderness of this world. In old English, the word (wildēornes) means land inhabited only by wild animals. Have you ever thought about that? I could see the world right now while I was thinking about that term. Wild animals are fully self-sufficient. They … Continue reading The Wilderness …