“The Lord sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health.” – Psalm 41:3 “. . . Christ is the same compassionate physician now that He was during His earthly ministry. In Him there is healing balm for every disease, restoring power for every infirmity. His disciples in this time…

“Heal me, O’Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.” – Jeremiah 17:14 “The paralytic found in Christ healing for both the soul and the body. He needed health of soul before he could appreciate health of body. Before the physical malady could be healed,…

When my first child was born, I read everything I could set my eyes on about anything that could go wrong within the first few months of his life. After all, they say, ‘forewarned is forearmed’ right? He was a healthy full-term baby, with ten fingers, ten toes, and an excellent Apgar score. Yet as…

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” – Acts 1:8 “God’s servants do not all possess the same gifts, but they are all His workmen. Each is to…

“If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!” – Luke 11:13 “The Lord is more willing to give the Holy Spirit to those who serve Him than parents are to give good…

?But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.??? Galatians 5:22-23 ?As you receive the Spirit of Christ?the Spirit of unselfish love and labor for others?you will grow and bring forth fruit. The graces of the Spirit will ripen in your…

?And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment: concerning sin, because they do not believe in me; concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father, and you will see me no longer; concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.??? John 16:8-11 ?The promise of the…

?When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. He will glorify me, for he will take what is mine and declare…

?Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.??? John 16:7 ?The Holy Spirit was the highest of all gifts that He could solicit from…

When a Storm Catches You by Surprise! By Paul Dysinger I was just putting our baby son Ethan down for a nap. It was a beautiful sunny day.  Some clouds had just rolled over in the cool of the evening.  And then it hit. And it hit fast and hard.  Ethan had just fallen asleep when I…