He Collects Your Tears

By Barbara Rainey | September 13, 2018 | 13 Comments

When was the last time you cried? It might’ve just been this morning, or maybe it was several weeks ago. This verse has been a comfort to the millions of us who have experienced suffering and loss in this life. Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble,”  which often means pain and grief accompanied […]

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God Even Helps with Dinner

By Barbara Rainey | August 20, 2018 | 14 Comments

I’m much more likely to think about practical survival needs like what’s for dinner, which discipline strategy will work, and what room to clean than I am to think about the Holy Spirit.  Sound familiar? I mean He’s not going to tell me what to have for dinner. Or am I missing it? Might He help […]

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When You Want to Get Even

By Barbara Rainey | July 30, 2018 | 8 Comments

Remember the story of Cain and Abel? I’ve always marveled that Cain actually heard the voice of God speak to him, out loud I presume, about his bad attitude. I believe if I heard God say to me, “Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen?” that I would have listened and not […]

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He is Our Lord of Lords

By Barbara Rainey | December 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

This name of Jesus, Lord of LORDS is paired with King of Kings because they are inseparable like two sides of a coin.  Jesus could not be King over all if He is not Lord over all.  But what does a lord do?  That depends…… Have your children or you ever acted bossy over a […]

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He is Our Messenger

By Barbara Rainey | December 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Have you ever wished to discover a message written long ago and placed in a bottle on the ocean? Or would you like to have been the boys who while throwing rocks into the cave-dotted hills of Judea discovered ancient clay pots containing aged parchments with the words of Isaiah, called the Dead Sea scrolls? […]

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