In God’s Eyes

In the eyes of the world You are dispensable, For someone can fill your space. In the eyes of God You are irreplaceable, For no one can take your place. He knit you together in your mothers’ womb, You are fearfully and wonderfully made. You have a place to fill in His plan, And all your days are ordained. Your talents and abilities are yours alone, He designed them just for you. What will you do with what He’s given? You have the will to choose. What has happened in your life that you feel dispensable?  Did you not get …

God Be Near

  “God be Near” Simply three little words But O, the peace they bring Just to know He’s right beside me, And yesterday…today, and forever, He’ll always be the same. “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted…Psalm [34:18]a (NASV) “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever.” Hebrews 13:8a (KJV) I was in a Grief Support meeting after my mom passed away.  Our pastor closed with this prayer: “God Be Near”  Three little words.  They really spoke to me because they said so much in such a simple way. Sometimes we try to make things so complicated.  We …

Lord, Help Me Be A Friend…A Poem

Lord help me to be The friend that You’d have me to be, To pause, to think, to listen, Before I even speak. Help me to love more, pray more, Lend a helping hand, Encourage, lift up, And be there to understand. Use me Lord Jesus, And forgive me when I err. I want to be like You, And always be there… To be a blessing to someone today, To praise You , give You glory, And magnify Your name.   Ruth Basquez

Lord, Help Me To Be A Friend

  “Lord, Help Me To Be A Friend” Matthew [5:16] (KJV) “Let your light so shine before me that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Take a moment to reflect on what kind of friend you are… I’m going to share with you things that have been shared with me over the years about how to be a friend. Say less, listen more.  The more you say, the less people listen.  People don’t care how much you know, they just want to know how much you care.  This was very good advice. …

Jesus Is The Best Friend

“Jesus Is The Best Friend…” You could ever have, When no one else is there He’s there to hold your hand… To walk with you, comfort you, Embrace you in His arms. When the road gets rough and steep, He’ll carry you farther on   John [15:14] (NIV) “You are my friends if you do what I command.” II Peter 3:9b (NIV) “He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” John [15:13] (NIV) “Greater love has no one than this that he lay down his life for his friends.” Jesus calls us …

What Is A Friend?

In His Quietness   Proverbs [17:17]a (NIV) “A friend loves at all times…” I Corinthians 13:4-7 (NIV) “Love is patient, Love is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth, always hopes, always perseveres.” I’m so thankful for the friends that God has given me.  Do you know that if you have one or two true friends in you life you’re considered blessed?  I feel …