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 …

Blessed Are God’s Sons and Daughters

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God

Robert E. Price (1946-2021) was a friend of mine who died recently and went home to be with Christ. Scripture says: “Blessed are those who die in the Lord. They are blessed indeed, for they will rest from their hard work; for their good deeds follow them!”1 Christians are not saved by what we do, but saved for serving Christ …

Every Christian’s Benefit Package (Part 1)

Bob Roane Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all His benefits. (Psalm 103:1-2) In Bible times and now, God’s people sometimes feel hard-pressed on all sides—squeezed, crushed, puzzled, depressed, depleted, anxious, persecuted, abandoned, abused, struck down, and about to be destroyed. But Jesus promises that He gives …

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 …