Category Archives: I’ve been thinking

LORD, you have been our Dwelling Place in ALL generations!

“LORD, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. / Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting, you are God…” ~Psalm 90.1-2 This is Psalm 90.1-2, … Continue reading

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“MY ‘ONE-WORD’ RESOLUTION” or “MY ONE WORD” – full text

Course: Spiritual Exercises | Lesson #5 Part 1: The Spiritual Exercise of Making Holy Resolutions & Introduction to “My One-Word Resolution” “Spiritual Exercises” This is Lesson 5 of a series we are calling “Spiritual Exercises.” So, let’s take just a … Continue reading

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“MY ONE-WORD RESOLUTION” or “MY ONE WORD” / Part 4

Part 4: Some Practical Steps for Choosing and Adopting Your “My One Word” In part 1, I laid the groundwork for the Scriptural exercise of making holy resolutions and the daily lifestyle role that making holy resolutions should have in … Continue reading

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“MY ONE-WORD RESOLUTION” or “MY ONE WORD” | part 3

Course: Spiritual Exercises Part 3: Scriptural Authority and Precedent for and Examples of a “My One Word” Resolution This is part 3 of our current lesson about the ‘spiritual exercise’ of making holy resolutions – and I’m borrowing the title … Continue reading

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Our Dad’s ‘get out of death free’ token: his death from here

10 February 2021 Eight years ago today, 10 February 2013, our Dad died ‘in the Lord’ only four days after his 91st birthday. We celebrated all the promises of eternal life, hope, Heaven, the resurrection in glory, ‘we would rather … Continue reading

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LONESOME SOUL (Job 23) – a simple song of experience

~ What can I do when I cannot find the Face of the Sun of my soul? When I look ahead, behind, and around but no refuge in sight I behold? Does He not care that I labor here pressed … Continue reading

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‘EFFECTIVE AND FRUITFUL’

This message was delivered by our Pastor Hershael York on 1/24/21. Here are some personal reflections and resolutions… It was: clarifying. It was a powerful, poignant, pointed, and personal clarification of the balancing and supplementing roles of God’s sovereign and … Continue reading

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SWEET WILL OF GOD

SWEET WILL OF GOD 1/ My stubborn will at last hath yielded;I would be Thine, and Thine alone,And this the prayer my lips are bringing,“Lord, let in me Thy will be done.”  Sweet will of God, still fold me closer,Till … Continue reading

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“May prayer be made FOR Him continually…” ~Psalm 72.15

“May prayer be made for Him continually, and blessings invoked for Him all the day!” ~Psalm 72.15b This Psalm bears the superscription “Of Solomon.” Whether ‘of Solomon’ means that David or some other Divinely-inspired author wrote this Psalm ‘of,’ about, … Continue reading

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“I WILL BE YOUR GOD!”

“YOU SHALL BE MY PEOPLE, AND I WILL BE YOUR GOD!” ~Jeremiah 30:22 I read this Pastor Richard Sibbes excerpt recently in the February 1 reading of Voices From The Past, volume 2, edited by Richard Rushing [Banner of Truth]. … Continue reading

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