Blog - The Teachings of Jesus

Forgiving

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 02, 2024 • 2 Comments

God hath not promised skies always blue, flower-strewn pathways all our lives through. God hath not promised sun without rain, joy without sorrow, peace without pain. God hath not promised we shall not know toil and temptation, trouble and woe. He hath not told us we shall not bear many a burden, many a care.... Read More

The Sermon on the Mount

Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 10, 2024 • 6 Comments

I am weak but Thou art strong. Jesus, keep me from all wrong! I’ll be satisfied as long As I walk, let me walk close to Thee.  Just a closer walk with Thee. Grant it, Jesus, is my plea! Daily walking close to Thee. Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. Traditional, from “Just... Read More

Happiness

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 27, 2024 • 28 Comments

What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about when you sort it out, Alfie? Are we meant to take more than we give? Or are we meant to be kind? And if only fools are kind, Alfie, Then I guess it is wise to be cruel.... Read More

Nothingism

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 13, 2024 • 16 Comments

Whether I’m right, or whether I’m wrong, Whether I find a place in this world or never belong, I gotta be me! I’ve gotta be me! What else can I be but what I am? I want to live, not merely survive. And I won’t give up this dream of life that keeps me alive!... Read More

Better Understanding Jesus

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 06, 2024 • 28 Comments

There is Someone walking behind you. Turn around. Look at Me. There is Someone watching your footsteps. Turn around. Look at Me. There is Someone who really needs you. Here’s My heart in My hand! Turn around. Look at Me. Understand, understand. And there’s Someone to stand beside you. Turn around, look at Me. And... Read More

We Begin Anew

Posted by Roberta Grimes • December 30, 2023 • 39 Comments

I wonder as I wander, out under the sky, how Jesus the Savior did come for to die for poor ordinary 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 shepherd and all. But... Read More

The Prophesies are Fulfilled

Posted by Roberta Grimes • December 23, 2023 • 43 Comments

O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel. O come, Thou Rod of Jesse, free Thine own from Satan’s tyranny; From depths of hell Thy people save, And give them victory o’er the... Read More

Our Very Personal God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • December 16, 2023 • 37 Comments

I come to the garden alone, While the dew is still on the roses, And the voice I hear falling on my ear The Son of God discloses. And He walks with me, and He talks with me, And He tells me I am His own; And the joy we share as we tarry there,... Read More

Knowing God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • December 09, 2023 • 22 Comments

My sweet Lord, Mm, my Lord, Mm, my Lord, I really want to see you. Really want to be with you. Really want to see you, Lord, but it takes so long, my Lord. My sweet Lord. Mm, my Lord. Mm, my Lord. I really want to know you. Really want to go with you.... Read More

Something from Nothing?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 25, 2023 • 12 Comments

It seems we stood and talked like this before. We looked at each other in the same way then, But I can’t remember where or when. The clothes you’re wearing are the clothes you wore. The smile you are smiling you were smiling then, But I can’t remember where or when. Some things that happened... Read More