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The Lord’s Day Dawns

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 24, 2022 • 52 Comments

“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Father, who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, but... Read More

God Cannot Send You to Hell

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 17, 2022 • 61 Comments

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do... Read More

Is Jesus God?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 10, 2022 • 91 Comments

The long and winding road That leads to Your door Will never disappear. I’ve seen that road before. It always leads me here. Lead me to Your door! The wild and windy night That the rain washed away Has left a pool of tears, Crying for the day. Why leave me standing here? Let me... Read More

Jesus Needs No Religion

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 03, 2022 • 92 Comments

When morning gilds the skies, My heart awaking cries: May Jesus Christ be praised! Alike at work and prayer, To Jesus I repair; May Jesus Christ be praised! Does sadness fill my mind? A solace here I find, May Jesus Christ be praised! Or fades my earthly bliss? My comfort still is this, May Jesus... Read More

God Needs No Religion

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 27, 2022 • 83 Comments

With what shall I come to the Lord And bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves? Does the Lord take pleasure in thousands of rams, In ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give Him my firstborn for my wrongdoings, The fruit of my... Read More

My Spirit Guide

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 20, 2022 • 63 Comments

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He leads me to lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sale. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil,... Read More

Who Do You Say That I Am?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 13, 2022 • 44 Comments

The church’s one foundation Is Jesus Christ her Lord; She is his new creation By water and the Word. From heaven he came and sought her To be his holy bride; With his own blood he bought her, And for her life he died. – Samuel John Stone (1839-1900) from “The Church’s One Foundation” (1866)... Read More

Faith vs. Knowing

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 06, 2022 • 33 Comments

I wonder as I wander out under the sky, How Jesus the Savior did come for to die. For poor on’ry people like you and like I… I wonder as I wander out under the sky. When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall, With wise men and farmers and shepherds and all. But... Read More

Kindness

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 30, 2022 • 47 Comments

The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘T is mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown: His sceptre shows the force of temporal power,... Read More

The Silver Cord

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 23, 2022 • 51 Comments

Remember Him—before the silver cord is severed, and the golden bowl is broken; before the pitcher is shattered at the spring, and the wheel broken at the well,  and the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it. – Ecclesiastes 12:6-7 Please read our frame-verse a... Read More