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”

MISTIFYING

Have you ever had the privilege of sailing on the ocean beyond the horizon?  There is something very moving and fascinating about being so far removed from everything that you look in every direction and see nothing but ocean. Since childhood, and the ensuing years, I recall being in the position of anticipating seeing “landContinue reading “MISTIFYING”

AROUND THE CORNER

Copyright Ted Cowen Life is filled with mystery As we travel down its road Another bend, a discovery It is like finding the mother lode. A person, nature, a creature Throws your mind into gear Gradually unfolding, a feature Lifting your load, your care Comparison or contrast, magnified Others have traveled this road Their travelsContinue reading “AROUND THE CORNER”

A WORLD IN MOTION – PART 3

A star in motion … Wise men in motion … Herod in motion … Joseph-Mary in motion … More wise men in motion … Angels in motion … Shepherds in motion … A Child in motion… And all because God was in motion! A prophetic promise had been made to men by God (Genesis 3:15)Continue reading “A WORLD IN MOTION – PART 3”

PROVERBS 4:20-27

I promised I would do this on occasion. “My son, give attention to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your sight; keep them in the midst of your heart; For they are life to those who find them and health to all their body. Watch over yourContinue reading “PROVERBS 4:20-27”

I WILL SEND MY BELOVED

There are those who will always challenge the conclusion to which we adhere:  God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, who exists in the form of a trinity.  He is a unified personality who cannot be divided into different parts. (Deut. 6:4; Isa. 44:6; Jer. 10:19; Mark 12:29; 1 Thess. 1:9; 1 Tim. 2:5) TheContinue reading “I WILL SEND MY BELOVED”