American Christians realize that persecution is not far away. This is because today’s culture is hostile towards Christians. The secular world believes we are responsible for the Supreme Court overturn of Roe v Wade. They are half-expecting the same thing will happen to same gender marriages. They are alarmed about this.Continue reading How Will You Handle Persecution?
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED why the name of this blog is BeYeGlad? Sometimes what is written is nothing to be glad about. Like a few posts ago. I wrote about depression. How does this fit with the general theme of this blog? It gets confusing. Right?Continue reading Why BeYeGlad? | Blessings ❤
Last week the Bible study I led broke for the summer. There were 8 women who attended. This is a nice number for a Bible study. We studied Philippians, Titus and the Gospel of Matthew inductively.¹Continue reading It’s Been a Sacrifice
I found the autobiography by Philip Yancey, entitled, Where the Light Fell surreal, sad, and familiar.Continue reading Where the Light Fell | by Philip Yancey
At the close of 2021 I want to thank you for following BeYeGlad! I appreciate each one of you. Thank you for every comment and every “like.” Before revealing the 2021 Top Post this is my 2022 prayer for you: Continue reading Top Post for 2021
The Feminist Movement began when I was in high school. It had a huge impact on my generation and beyond. Feminists were known for throwing off the traditions once held by women. Feminism was recognized for freedom from the existing roles and expectations of women, as mothers and keepers of the home.Continue reading Beyond Feminism
I knew this day would come. God is leading me away from blogging weekly. For the last 9 years I’ve been blogging intermittently but steady for the last four. I have made lots of friends. I am thankful for each one who is following this blog.Continue reading Obedience
I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ His only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell; the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit; the Holy Catholic* Church; the communion of the saints; the forgiveness of sin; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.Continue reading I Believe
This is my Father's world, And to my list'ning ears, All nature sings, and round me rings The music of the spheres. This is my Father's world, I rest me in the thought Of rocks and trees, of skies and seas- His hand the wonders wrought. This is my Father's world, The birds their carols raise; The morning light, the lily white Declares their Maker's praise. This is my Father's world. He shines in all that's fair; In the rustling grass I hear Him pass, He speaks to me ev'rywhere. This is my Father's world, O let me ne'er forget That though the wrong seems oft so strong God is the Ruler yet. This is my Father's world, The battle is not done; Jesus who died shall be satisfied, And earth and heaven be one.Continue reading This is My Father’s World
A book¹ I once read quoted this verse, “Those who believe in the Son of God have a testimony of God in them.”² Our testimonies or stories are unique. God wants us to be intentional about sharing them. Mine is about how a church lady became a Christian. This may sound a bit backwards. At the same time, you may relate.Continue reading A Church Lady Becomes a Christian
Are people supposed to be perfect? I’ve been asking myself this question while getting ready for visitors. As soon as we knew they were coming we went into high gear preparing, cleaning and fixing up.Continue reading Perfect in Everyway
LGBTQ people are trying to raise their civil rights above religious rights.¹ They are doing this by the legislation called The Equality Act. If this passes you will not have the right to voice or practice a different belief, without being hassled, bullied, sued, fined, or imprisoned.Continue reading Religious Rights Threatened
It’s official. Spring is here. It’s time to say good-bye to winter, warm blankets, cozy slippers, snug socks, comfy robes and cups of hot cocoa. I am definitely a northern girl. I truly like winter!Continue reading Good-bye Winter! Hello Spring!
God So Loved the World.
God so loved the world,
that He gave His only begotten Son,
that whoso believeth, believeth in Him
should not perish, should not perish
but have everlasting life.
I am a Christian so whenever a Democrat becomes President I am concerned. It feels like the ground is shifting under my feet. I wonder what it will mean for Christians. I speculate whether Christians will be persecuted with the inevitable changes.Continue reading Joe Biden – part 2
Before continuing on I would like to share what I learned from my readers. Last week’s post was whether America, in the true sense of the word, was ever a Christian nation. I concluded it was not.Continue reading American Heritage | What is it?
As a Christian, how can I say President Joe Biden is God’s man for our times? Especially after Biden just lifted the transgender military ban. Am I deluded? Would you believe God showed me this while I was reading the Bible and praying?Continue reading Joe Biden | God’s Man for Our Times
As we close this unusual year of 2020, a big thanks to everyone who has followed this blog! I am grateful for each one of you. Thank you for every “like” and each comment made.Continue reading Top Posts of 2020
When the fullness of time came,
God sent forth His Son,
born of a woman,
born under the Law,
so that He might redeem those
who were under the Law,
that we might receive
the adoption as sons.
Galatians 4:5 NASB
The following post is by Hannah. -Lena 💗
This is a topic that I’ve wanted to write about for a long time, but I have struggled to articulate my thoughts until recently. I believe that our world is currently going through one of the loneliest seasons in human history and therefore the topic of loneliness is more relevant than ever before. The global […]Navigating Loneliness — Grace to be Imperfect