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 …

No Dice

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God, Providence

You, Lord, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation….Restore us to yourself, Lord, that we may return. Renew our days. (Lamentations 5:19-21) What is Certain? Benjamin Franklin said that nothing is certain except death and taxes. Pessimism is high right now in the U.S in light of current events. Will the economy recover? Will we still have our …

God Designs the Detours

Bob Roane Prison Ministry, Providence

Joseph (son of Jacob) told his brothers. “Listen,” he said, “I had another dream, and this time the sun and moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.” When he told his father as well as his brothers, his father rebuked him and said, “What is this dream you had? Will your mother and I and your brothers actually …

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. (Ecclesiastes 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 …

Christ Knows What He’s Doing (Hurricane Harvey Anniversary)

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

In Houston, Harvey’s anniversary is being remembered. In case you missed them, you may read our related postings written in 2017: The Blue Marble & Hurricane Harvey Jesus, Hurricanes, God’s Power & Peace Being a “Deacon” to People Who Have None Hurricane Harvey engulfed the Houston metro area and was the costliest tropical cyclone on record. Many have not yet …

Enjoy Prosperity; Give Thanks for Hard Times Too (Part 1)

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 …

Christ’s Providence (Like a Surprise Garden)

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

The Son of God sustains all things by His powerful word….The LORD has established His throne in heaven and His kingdom rules over all….All this also comes from the LORD Almighty, whose plan is wonderful, whose wisdom is magnificent. (Hebrews 1:3; Psalm 103:19; Isaiah 28:29) Anna’s Story Imagine young Anna growing up in Nashville, Tennessee.1 Every year her mother gave …