“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.
In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Oh to be free of the troubles of this world, and all its heartache, loss and frustrations. What will it be like to know that we will never again have to deal with difficult diagnoses or medical treatments; or loss of our loved ones, and oh to be completely free of uncertainty
For me it means a 12-year-old boy who can’t verbalize to me what he needs when something is wrong or if he is hurt.
Lord, please help me guess.
It means I have to serve him the same foods daily, no substitutes or brand name changes, and no shape or color changes.
Lord, please help companies to always make their foods the same.
It means he can’t wipe himself in the bathroom and he won’t ring the bell I have set up for him when he is finished,
Why are the nations in an uproar and the peoples devising a vain thing?
The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers take counsel together
Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, “Let us tear their fetters apart
And cast away their cords from us!”
He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them. Then He will speak to them in His anger and terrify them in His fury, saying, “But as for Me, I have
Whoever Veronica was is not important. What is important is that she, moved by compassion, reached out, and ministered to Jesus in His suffering. She held no power to stop Christ’s death, and though she did not know it was the will of God stirring the events of the day, she moved in faith with what was in her hand. She had to do something—anything to help Jesus. The seemingly small act of removing her veil, and wiping the face of Jesus, is a perfect picture,
I love God and His Word. How beautiful it is that today is Simchat Torah or literally the Joy of Torah. During the year, a portion of the Torah is read each week from the Parashayot. At the end of the year, the entire Torah is read and it culminates in the Simchat Torah with end of Deuteronomy and beginning of Genesis. Amazing.
The service is celebrated with children singing and dancing. The Torah Scrolls are carried throughout the sanctuary,