Author: eklose

Life Lessons

“Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;  Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; Distributing to the necessity of…
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June 20, 2012 0

Morning Routines

“Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee” (Psalm 143:8) What’s your morning routine? If you’re like many people, you awaken begrudgingly to an alarm clock, hit the snooze once…
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May 2, 2012 0

Packed with Promises

Deuteronomy 31:8 “And the LORD, He it is that doth go before thee; He will be with thee, He will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.” Have you ever read a verse that just leaped off the page at you? When I read this verse in Deuteronomy last week, I…
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April 2, 2012 0

Forgiveness Defined

Reading through Colossians last week, I read this verse and it hasn’t left my head since. ” Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to His cross ” (Colossians 2:14). What a gift of love is given to us in…
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March 2, 2011 0

Forever and Today

” But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: He is their strength in the time of trouble .” Psalm 37:39 For many people, the day that they accept Christ is a day that is more important than their birthday, more memorable than an anniversary. It is a day that marks the most important decision…
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June 2, 2010 0

An Attitude of Expectation

Isaiah 25:9 And it shall be said in that day, in this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the Lord; we have waited for him, we will be glad in his salvation. Isaiah 26:8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have we waited for thee;…
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July 2, 2008 0

Christmas Expectations

Christmas is a time of expectations. We expectantly wait for the day when presents appear under the tree. We expectantly wait for friends and relatives to arrive in time for celebrations. Some of us expectantly wait for special Christmas services. Some expectantly wait for the joy of reading the Christmas story with our families. But,…
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December 25, 2006 0

God’s Perfect Plan for Giving

“Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again” (Luke 6:38) Giving of ourselves Why do we give of ourselves these days? If you…
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April 23, 2006 0

Just Keep Talking

“And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.” (Deuteronomy 6:6-7). This passage…
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April 9, 2006 0

A Prayer in times of Trouble

Are you going through a difficult time right now? Is there a problem in your life whose solution is elusive? I’m sure that for most of us, there exists something in our life that gives us stress, whether it is school, parents, children, finances, health, etc. It seems as if there is always something going…
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March 19, 2006 0