Accepted by God Our Father

Bob Roane Counseling, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness, Theology

All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. (John 6:37) If you missed them, you may also like: Rejected on Earth; Accepted in Heaven, Accepted in God’s Beloved Son Keith Hernandez was an outstanding Major League Baseball player (1974-1990) and played most of his career with the St. …

Receiving Good Times and Bad Times from the Lord’s Hand

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Providence

Enjoy prosperity while you can, but when hard times strike, realize that both come from God. Remember that nothing is certain in this life. (Ecc 7:14 NLT) Enjoy Prosperity Prosperity means success, the good life, plenty, comfort, security, and well-being. The first part of King Solomon’s verse above is easy to understand, yet still we manage to forget how the …

Juneteenth and Liberty in Christ

Bob Roane Counseling, Joy and Peace, Wise living

Now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. (Romans 6:22) Juneteenth, also known as Freedom or Emancipation Day, is a U.S. holiday that commemorates slavery’s abolition in Texas in 1865. The name combines June and nineteenth. President Lincoln issued the …

Bold Praying (Part 3)

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Prayer, Praise, Worship

May my cry and supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise….May your hand be ready to help me….I long for your salvation, Lord….Let me live that I may praise you….I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.  (Psalm 119:169-176) Last time we began to look at Bold Praying …

Bold Praying (Part 2)

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Prayer, Praise, Worship

O Lord, oppose those who oppose me. Fight those who fight against me. Take up shield and armor; arise and come to my aid….Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea; hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught. (Psalm 35:1-2, 55:1-2) If you missed it, you can go back and read …