When Yes Means Yes

“But most of all, my brothers and sisters, never take an oath, by heaven or earth or anything else. Just say a simple yes or no, so that you will not sin and be condemned.” ‭‭James‬ ‭5:12‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Let your yes be “yes”, and your no be “no”. Speak as a person with conviction, assured…

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Suffering

“Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭8:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ I have several devotions that I read, and by an awesome coincidence, the readings from today all dealt with the concept of suffering. We have always been told to endure and persevere; to finish the…

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Go ahead and weep

“While Jesus was here on earth, he offered prayers and pleadings, with a loud cry and tears, to the one who could rescue him from death. And God heard his prayers because of his deep reverence for God.” ‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭5:7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “Groanings that are too deep for words” “Loud cry and tears” “Crushed with grief…

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