The situation seemed hopeless. No one could be found. No one. No one who could do the one thing that needed to be done. The one thing that would set things in motion…that would set all things right. So he wept. And wept. But then… Someone said to him the simple but powerful words thatContinue reading “DO NOT WEEP. BEHOLD, THE LION”
I originally posted this Christmas 2011. I shared it again in 2014, but I thought I needed another reminder, so I am reposting it again this year. Thanks for visiting me at NennPen. Have a blessed and merry Christmas! -Kerry This season, will I… be surrounded by presents or be surrounded by His presence? haveContinue reading “Holly or Holy?”
I wonder what my life would look like if I craved Jesus as much as I crave sugar – or even more. How much more would my desire be for Him? How much more effort would I make to know Him? How much more of each day would be focused on Him? I’d craveContinue reading “What if I craved Jesus more than sugar?”
Thank you, Lord, for being forsaken for me. Thank you, Lord, for forgiving me when I know not what I do. Thank you, Lord, for securing my eternity with you in paradise. Thank you, Lord, that IT IS FINISHED.
He came into this world, no glory, crown, or fame, just a simple little manger, Jesus was his name. No palace marked his birth, no riches or a throne, just a humble servant child, Son of God, flesh and bone. As He grew He learned His purpose. His Father’s business was HisContinue reading “The Sacrifice”
Have you seen Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ? If so, the scenes that stand out in your mind are probably those of Jesus beaten, tortured, and crucified. Eleven years after the movie release, I still vividly remember the 39 lashes (although not all of it, because I eventually had to close my eyes.)Continue reading “Did Jesus tell jokes?”
I originally posted this Christmas 2011, but thought I needed a reminder, so I am sharing it again. Thanks for visiting me at NennPen. Have a blessed and merry Christmas! -Kerry This season, will I… be surrounded by presents or be surrounded by His presence? have childlike wonder at the magic of Christmas orContinue reading “Holly or Holy?”
I must have been munching on some chips earlier that day, or perhaps one of my all-time favs, the french fry. Whatever the reason, I was suddenly overcome by thirst. One second I was contentedly walking through my house, the next I was quickly headed for the sink to satiate this powerful need that hadContinue reading “Quenched”