Tag Archives: Sorrow

Yet I Will Rejoice

“Though the fig tree should not blossom,  nor fruit be on the vines,  the produce of the olive fail,  and the fields yield no food,  the flock be cut off from the fold,  and there be no herd in the … Continue reading

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My heart is not lifted up…

“O Lord, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and marvelous for me.” (Psalm 131:1 ESV) We don’t know the occasion that prompted the writing … Continue reading

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The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength…

During my second year of ministry I was ready to quit and find something else to do.  I was frustrated with myself and with the church, and wondered why God would have called me to this ministry in the first … Continue reading

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