Being Saved

“For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭1:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬ Being saved. That phrase confused me for years, but it makes much more sense to me now.  I got saved when I was very young. Although somewhat naive about life, I sincerely knew that I wanted and needed Jesus to save me and be the center of my life.  As I grew through my teens and twenties I became more keenly aware… Read More

Delivered from Distress!

Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. (Psalm 107:6 ESV) In repeating this exact statement four times within this one Psalm, it is clear that the Holy Spirit (who inspired all Scripture) intended this statement to be the cornerstone of Psalm 107. In fact, in order to begin to understand the power of that Scripture in your own life, perhaps you should go back and read it out loud at least four times. My immediate response is: “Thank You, Lord! You heard my… Read More