The following article was posted back in October of 2013. Yet it’s message is just a powerful, poignant, and urgent as it was the day it was originally posted.
Please do yourself a favor and read through this article, giving it prayerful consideration. Then pass it along to everyone you can; both those you know and those you don’t. And be sure to thank God for the blessing of being able to read, grasp, and appreciate that we are not alone in our walk of faith in Christ. \o/
Life as I knew it seems to be slipping through my fingers a little faster every day. There was never any doubt such a time would eventually occur, but I always relegated these matters to some time in the future when I’d be stronger and better prepared to weather this approaching storm. I’m not surprised, shocked, or even afraid though, which in itself feels a bit odd. But then, I’m reminded that this life is God’s and not my own! This then is my greatest comfort as well as my greatest dread.
For I want to believe that I’ve walked faithfully after my Lord Jesus these many years, but have I? I say that I love Him. Yet where is my fruit? And of what quality is it?
My beloved Shay is becoming so disabled, she can barely care for herself! Yet she is still saddled with my care. I say I love her, but…
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Karl D Rhoads
I am a Married, Forgiven, Imperfect Follower of Christ.
I am a recovered alcoholic (since July 12, 1999) and an ordained minister of the Gospel of Christ (since July 6, 2002).
I have been saved from the grave (more then a few times) by the loving hand of the God and Father of our Lord, Christ Jesus.
My heart's desire is to meet the needs of others with the love of Christ as he directs and enables me to do so.