Archive for February 3rd, 2011

“Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,  knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.”  (James 1:2-3)

Reckon, consider, count!  It is so, therefore, calculate assuming it is so.  It will cause a conversion in your heart through testing and an endurance in your walk before God.

When the unexpected jolts your day
Every interaction your nerves fray
Responsibility overwhelms
Look up and pray


When fears of failure on you descend
Every impulse is yourself defend
Anxiety all thoughts penetrate
On God depend


When short cuts and schemes call out and say
Everyone does it come on and play
Temptation so relentlessly flirts
Christ is the way 


When hard to hear for accusers’ din
Every skeptic’s word makes your head spin
Satan with ferocity attacks
The Lord will win 


When joy breaks out in conflict and mess
Every problem brings peace nonetheless
Difficulty turns to means of good
Jesus did bless

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Overflows from the Heart

"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart…" Matthew 15:18


Pointing to the One who made, saved, and sustains