God’s Tear Bottle
I shared with you not so long ago, a sermon point I made when speaking before my home church family that “Life is Pain.” It’s not a happy point to make, and we did ultimately turn it to a good thing. There are times when life’s sorrows are so overwhelming that we see little to…Read More
No Tears in Heaven?
An old 1930s church hymn opens with the lines: No tears in heaven, no sorrows given,All will be glory in that land.There’ll be no sadness. All will be gladnessWhen we shall join that happy band. Even bluegrass singer, Eric Clapton, sang, “And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven.” It is a sweet…Read More
Four Truths to Bring Us Courage in Fiery Trials
“Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.” – Luke 22:42, NIV The fiery trial was coming. Jesus knew it, and he was not okay with that, but rather submissive to it. It is okay to not want to go through the fiery trials, and it…Read More