Category Archives: witness

He pursues us

As I grieve over family and friends who have not yet found a nourishing relationship with the Almighty, I am comforted by this love story:  In an unlikely but wonderful way, the Creator of the Universe courts us.  Unbelievably, He … Continue reading

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Bold witness

It is a difficult assignment to speak boldly of our faith in God in hostile surroundings.  Rather than face disdain and mockery, many keep silent.  The first disciples were changed men who felt they were undeservingly snatched from hell.  In … Continue reading

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Light to the Blind

The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them.     Isaiah 9:2 This is a frightening, unpredictable world we travel through in our pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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Take courage! You are God’s spokesman.

” . . and pray on my behalf, that words may be given to me whenever I speak, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,  for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it … Continue reading

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Open Our Eyes, “Sunrise-from-on-high”!

Mary exults in the kindness of God (Luke 1:39-80),  as shown in the announcement of the imminent coming of both Messiah and His forerunner, “for He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave” 48 and that He “has … Continue reading

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Does Our Light Shine?

The Lord gave Moses and the people careful instructions as to how the 7-pronged menorah should be crafted.  (Exodus 25:31-40)  This is the lampstand that gave light to the otherwise dark, interior of the Holy Place in the Tabernacle.  It is the centerpiece of … Continue reading

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