Lord, I Need You, Always!

There is no truer statement. We are a needy people. My recent blogposts have narrowed in on our crumbling states of emotions that magnify our neediness before the Lord. I want to take one more look at these. Difficult times come up frequently in life and God's Word gives us so many tools to help [...]

Lord, I Need You, I am Lonely

Do you feel lonely? We all go through seasons of loneliness. Times when we feel no one is really listening. Times when no one sees who we are. Times when it seems that no one even cares what we do. We want to be known. Loneliness makes my heart hurt. It is sad. It is [...]

Lord, I Need You, I’m Empty

When we are feeling empty, it seems that we cannot find satisfaction in anything. We feel discontent and are left wanting. Sometimes we feel as if we don't know which way to turn. We often wonder why we are feeling this way. Psalm 81 gives us a hint to a possible reason. Psalm 81 is [...]

Lord I Need You, I’m Afraid

Do you struggle with fear? I know I do. I learned to be afraid of storms as a child because of the fear demonstrated by two adults in my life. I continue to struggle with this fear even after all these years. Fear can paralyze me in an instant. A little over a year ago [...]

Lord, I Need You, I’m Depressed

Sadness is a part of life. It is often related to or can be attributed to life circumstances, disappointments, or losses. But there are time of deep sadness or even depression that can really knock you down. I went through a very deep depression a number of years ago. It was a time of darkness [...]

Lord, I Need You: I’m Helpless

Helpless. Desperate. There are times in life when we just feel as if there is nothing we can do. We can't fix or change the situation and life seems impossible. There is a great story about a situation that seemed impossible to King Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles 2. He was feeling desperate. The Moabites, Ammonites, [...]

Lord, I Need You … I’m Exhausted

Matthew 11:28-30 NIV "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." Jeremiah 31:25 NIV [...]

Lord, I Need You!

Do you know the desperation of the words, "Lord, I need you?" A few years ago my dad was suffering with Alzheimer’s and my mom was trying to care for him. I would drive up to their house a couple of times each week to give my mom help or give her a break whenever I [...]