Search Results for: "Acts 9:"

Straight

Sunday, November 10, 2019

I was hired on a short-term contract to catalog a prison library in a federal penitentiary with an inmate crew to help me. The men lived in the cell block that my husband guarded. "Anything that you tell me will go straight to him," I … Read more

Blinded To See

Saturday, April 7, 2018

I'm not blind, but I fear being that way one day. As a young, elementary-age student, I received the news that my eyesight was poor. I needed glasses. Since then, my eyes have progressively deteriorated. Every four years, the optometrist … Read more

Unknown Heroes

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Today, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the USA. On this day each year, veterans from the various wars and conflicts, both those who died and those still living, are recognized and remembered. There are … Read more

Surprise!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Don't you just love receiving a gift, especially one that's unexpected? Our Father in heaven is generous and enjoys bestowing gifts on His children. If we allow the Holy Spirit to open our eyes, God will surprise us. Recently this little … Read more

Shunned

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Growing up, I was shunned for all the wrong reasons. Prior to high school, I did my best to live with integrity. I knew that God had a plan for me. You would have thought that a good, clean-cut kid would have been readily accepted. It … Read more

The Ministry Of Women

Thursday, November 12, 2015

I've always liked the story of Tabitha, or Dorcas, as she is sometimes known. I can remember as a child seeing a beautiful stained glass window in a Scottish church, which was dedicated to the ministries of church women everywhere. … Read more

The Actions

Friday, May 29, 2015

Sometimes I feel like I'm auditioning for a comedy show as I stamp my feet to create vibrations, wave my arms like a windmill, and shout as loudly as I can. Yes, having three very elderly canines in the house which are all at one stage or … Read more

Divine Intervention

Friday, September 20, 2013

The civil war in Syria has been in the news for a couple of years now. At the beginning of September, it was estimated that over 100,000 people had lost their lives, almost two million had fled to surrounding countries, and over four … Read more

A Light From Heaven

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Ministries like Voice of the Martyrs and Open Doors are working to raise awareness of the tremendous problems affecting the lives of thousands of Christians around the world. Image galleries, personal testimonies, and monthly … Read more

Voice From Heaven

Monday, April 21, 2008

As much as I'd like to be a "ray of sunshine" or "a babbling brook" all the time in my Christian walk, I must confess that I have my periods of darkness. During these "dark nights of the soul", I've … Read more

Recognising The Truth

Friday, April 22, 2005

During the move to our new house, the bathroom scales were broken inside. Now they tell me that I weigh a little over one hundred and fifty pounds. This is so untrue that I cannot swallow their declaration. My body … Read more

God Cares About Terrorists

Monday, September 24, 2001

The Reverend Mr. John McGregor, a former member of the Billy Graham team, describes himself as a former Irish terrorist. He told his story recently to those attending a 50-plus weekend at Wesley Acres Retreat Centre, south of Belleville, … Read more

A Uniting Cord

Friday, June 8, 2001

Imagine receiving a letter from some person for the first time and in the salutation is the phrase "Brother/Sister". I once addressed someone in a similar way (and I am glad to report that we came to be great friends … Read more

Assimilation: The Prime Directive

Thursday, February 8, 2001

While preparing a Sunday School lesson recently, I came across an analogy that has stuck in my mind, and I share it, hoping that perhaps it will stick in the minds of others as well. Our lesson centred around the … Read more

The Violence Within

Friday, February 14, 1997

Have you ever seen someone in a rage? Have you ever seen someone lose control, fit to be tied? That's an interesting phrase – fit to be tied. It means someone who has lost it, and needs to be restrained, … Read more

Damaged On The Journey

Wednesday, January 29, 1997

Down in desert country there is a bush that produces seeds which must be damaged before they will grow. The shells of the seeds are hard, and coated with wax to keep out water. These seeds may lie dormant on … Read more

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