Be strong and let your heart take courage
All you whose hope is in the Lord!
Trade your weakness - for His Strength
Your hurts - for His healing stripes
Your death - for His Life
"From Me to you, All that I AM, My precious little jewel" O, Father, how well Thou know my ache within to seek Thy Face; to know Thee true to bear much fruit; to probe the mystery of Thine Heart to not stop there, yet pass it on Thy Love, Thy Life, I pray impart
The day I met You was the day I met my very best forever friend. You shared with me Your wounds and every battle scar ~ each one endured for me. "Could I ever find a friend who would care more for me than Thee?"
By Your blood, Your sweat and Your tears, my heart has become strong and full of confidence As a soldier awaits the enemy's attack I now stand firmly planted ~ shielded by Faith girded by Truth and wielding the Two-Edged sword of Your Spirit
Today I wept the Lord's bitter tears as He gave me vision to the gates of Heaven being closed upon the people who refused to come in - who waited too long. My heart cried out His words,
O, the joy of that first Christmas morn, When in my heart the Savior was born. The spirit of Christmas is not in the giving; Rather in new life given to each new believer, As Christ is born and newly living.
...Once upon for always there lived a very rich, yet loving and compassionate King. His storehouses were full to overflowing with everything necessary to make life in His Kingdom perfect for Him and all those who dwelled there. He would hold back nothing from His people for He loved them so. In His Kingdom He asked but one thing of His people ~ "Will you let Me love you and care for you all your days?"