SUBSERVIENT

After presenting the uniqueness of Jesus being both God and man, he presents the beauty of His purpose, to redeem man who is totally corrupt, into a spiritual child of a sinless God. When one reads the uniqueness of the virgin birth of Christ, you also discover that from a human stand-point, Jesus, and JohnContinue reading “SUBSERVIENT”

IT WILL BE WORTH IT ALL

The song-writer said: It will be worth it all when we see Jesus,          Life’s trials will seem so small when we see Christ;One glimpse of His dear face all sorrow will erase,          So bravely run the race till we see Christ. By, Esther Kerr Rusthoi, © 1941 by New Spring (ASCAP) (admin. by Brentwood-Benson MusicContinue reading “IT WILL BE WORTH IT ALL”

SHEPHERD OF GRACE

Copyright by Ted Cowen In tenderness the Shepherd sought This sheep that’d gone astray He followed in loves pursuit Knowing I had lost my way Quietly he whispered Child, let’s head on to My home I’ll forgive your sin, and save your soul Thru My GRACE I will make you whole. I listened to thatContinue reading “SHEPHERD OF GRACE”

OH! WHAT A NAME!

I wish you could have met my friend Jack.  He was a hard-drinking, cigar-smoking / chewing laundryman; that is, before he became a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ.  In his own words, “I should have owned one of the railroad cars for the tickets I bought sending my wife back home to her parents.”Continue reading “OH! WHAT A NAME!”

WHAT THINK YOU OF JESUS?

We all have opinions which are formed, usually from extenuating circumstances of life, more so in our younger more formative years.  As we re-hearse those in our minds later we often enlarge upon them, especially as other things are encountered which have, we determine, a relationship to the past. As a youngster I had exposureContinue reading “WHAT THINK YOU OF JESUS?”

JESUS, I MY CROSS HAVE TAKEN

A few mornings ago I was taking my morning walk, endeavoring to get this old knee and the leg overall in better shape.  Suddenly, the Lord brought to mind a song that I have not heard in a long time:  In the Cross of Christ I Glory   In the cross of Christ I glory,Tow ‘ringContinue reading “JESUS, I MY CROSS HAVE TAKEN”

SHORT ARMS

Every so often I read something that I think:  “I wish I could think like that.”  That “Old Boy” of a preacher had more punch into a few words than I can think of in all of years of preaching.  Let me illustrate! The “Old Preacher” was endeavoring to lead a man to a savingContinue reading “SHORT ARMS”

SHEPHERD OF GRACE

Copyright by Ted Cowen In tenderness the Shepherd sought This sheep that’d gone astray He followed in loves pursuit Knowing I had lost my way Quietly he whispered Child, let’s head on to My home I’ll forgive your sin, and save your soul Thru My GRACE I will make you whole. I listened to thatContinue reading “SHEPHERD OF GRACE”

SHEPHERD OF GRACE

Copyright by Ted Cowen In tenderness the Shepherd sought This sheep that’d gone astray He followed in loves pursuit Knowing I had lost my way Quietly he whispered Child, let’s head on to My home I’ll forgive your sin, and save your soul Thru My GRACE I will make you whole. I listened to thatContinue reading “SHEPHERD OF GRACE”