Author: eklose

Being the Friend of God

“A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24 Have you ever thought about what it means to have God as your friend?  For starters you get three in one. You get God the father, God the Son (Jesus) and God the…
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Study His Word

“I am Thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.” Psalm 119:125 Too often people use the excuse that they can’t understand the Bible, and that is why they don’t read it. The truth is that they don’t read it, because they don’t want to take the time to do so. Reading the…
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All Things

” For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to Whom be glory for ever. Amen .” Romans 11:36 This short and meaningful verse provides a wonderful picture of the sovereignty of God. Join me as we explore how all things in our lives come from God; how all things pass…
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When He Calls

Dear friends, Merry Christmas. I pray that as you have read these words, you are brought back to the miracle of Christ’s birth, the miracle of the fact that He has come with the sole purpose of saving us from sin (Luke 19:10), and the miracle of the fact that God Himself speaks to us.…
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The Christmas Servant

” For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give His life a ransom for many ” (Matthew 10:45). “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with…
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He Remembers

Malachi 3:13 – 16: “Your words have been stout against me, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, What have we spoken so much against thee? Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of…
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Food, Water, and Shelter

Isaiah 49:10 ” They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them .” Food, water and shelter are the three basic necessities to sustain human life. In the same way, we need…
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Oh, to be like Stephen!

“Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God ” (Acts 7:56). One of my favorite passages in all scripture is the story of Stephen in Acts, chapter 7. I want to be like Stephen. I pray that God would grow me into a disciple like Stephen.…
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Thank Goodness We Don’t Get What We Deserve

“Why can’t God be fair?” That question just makes me cringe, but it’s a question that I hear so often and I remember when my Pastor said something about this very same question. He said something that upon first hearing makes sense and makes you say, “Oh, yeah, thank goodness!” But when you think about…
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Tuned for His Use

“His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord” (Matthew 25:23). How would you like to hear that from Jesus? How would you like to hear that He is…
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