The Hem Of Jesus’ Garment

Bob Roane Hymn Stories, Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God

I am the Lord, your healer….God Himself will be with them and be their God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away…..She said, “If I touch even His garments, I will be made well.” (Exodus 15:26; Rev 21:3-4; …

Jesus: Fishing for People (Part 2)

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Prison Ministry

Peter said: The Lord is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance….Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and forever! Amen. (2 Peter 3:9,18) This builds on Jesus: Fishing for People (Part 1) Last time we saw from Luke 5:1-11 how …

Jesus: Fishing for People (Part 1)

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Prison Ministry

Peter said: I will always remind you of these things, even though you know them and are firmly established in the truth….And I will make every effort to see that after my departure you will always be able to remember. (2 Peter 1:12-15) The word disciple means learner or pupil. As the soldier follows their general, as the servant follows …

Guided by Christ

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God, Providence

This God is our God for ever and ever; He will be our guide even to the end. (Psalm 48:14) Direction is Needed Years ago an ocean liner sank along the coast of Ireland. The ship’s captain was an excellent seaman, so everyone wondered what caused the accident. Divers recovered the ship’s compass. In the compass box, they found the …

Jesus Our Guide

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God, Providence

You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. (Psalm 73:24) We matter to God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) and He promises to guide us. The Lord has led His people in Bible times, He’s doing it right now, and He will continue to steer us until He brings all Jesus’ followers safely home …

Seeing Ourselves as God Does (Psalm 8)

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Psalms

O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens….What is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. (Psalm 8:1,4-5) …

Elder Brother Syndrome

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God

Jesus warned: Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven….Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, …

God Welcomes Repenters

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God

I will set out and go back to my father and say: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants. (Luke 15:18-19) Betty Ford’s Problem Child Steven Meigs Ford is the youngest son of former U.S. President Gerald Ford and First …