Top Post for 2021

Thank you for following my blog!

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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”

I’m a Broken Vessel

My memory is bad but I’m so glad!

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Something beautiful has happened in my life. On this blog I have written about my memory and the concern that this would have a negative effect on leading a Bible study. After praying gobs about it I concluded God would use me in spite of it. Nothing is too difficult for God.  

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Joe Biden – part 2

God’s Man for our Times

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.

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You Matter to God

Your Father Dearly Loves You!

In my distress I send up prayers to God. When God answers my little, inadequate prayers I am always amazed. Compared to the grand scheme of things, my prayers are trivial and trite. God surely has more important things to do.

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I Can’t but Jesus Can!

How to keep paying the price of discipleship

Do your pastor’s sermons inspire you to live for Jesus? This past week my pastor did just that. The scripture was from Mark 9:14-29. This is the story about the epileptic son that the disciples could not heal.

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What Makes a Person a Christian?

How the Bible answers this question

If asked people would give different answers to the question, “What makes a person a Christian?” Let’s skip people’s opinions and go straight to the Bible. How does the Bible answer this question?

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$ Prosperity $ Gospel $

Countless unsuspecting people have been conned

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False preachers are out to get your money. It has made them filthy rich. They teach what is called the Prosperity Gospel. It misrepresents God’s Holy Scriptures. These preachers are wolves Continue reading “$ Prosperity $ Gospel $”

Answers to Prayer

Yes. No. Wait.

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Dear Friend — I love to hear the word “Yes!” When asking God for something everyone loves to hear “Yes.” Sometimes though, God’s answer is “Wait” or “No.” But all three answers are good, simply Continue reading “Answers to Prayer”

Blog Transformation Underway

A letter to my readers

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Dear Friend — Life can become unbearably difficult at times. When it does then what? I can look to myself. I can look for escape. I can look to others. I can look to politicians. Really, this list is en Continue reading “Blog Transformation Underway”

Is God Judging Us?

Questions about the Coronavirus

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While praying for the sick and infected this thought came to me, “What if the COVID-19 virus is the judgment of God on the nations?” Is it God’s will to heal and help? To sustain bodies and spirits? Continue reading “Is God Judging Us?”

Top Posts for 2019

Thank you for following my blog

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Happy New Year!

At the close of the year 2019 I want to thank you for following Be Ye Glad! I appreciate each one of you. Thank you for every comment and every “like.” Before listing the Top Posts for 2019 this is my 2020 prayer for you. Continue reading “Top Posts for 2019”

He Sees You When You’re Sleeping

God sees your profound sadness

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Christmas for some is a difficult time of year. If you are having a hard time remember God is the God who sees. He sees your deep despair. God is the God who hears. He hears you crying out. Even if time goes by never doubt. God sees you. Continue reading “He Sees You When You’re Sleeping”

I’m Not Addicted Anymore!

The sequel to ‘Help! I’m Addicted’

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I 🧡 Fall

Over the last few months I’ve noticed that blogging no longer has a pull on me. I am not compelled to write posts or check my blog as I was last spring. Continue reading “I’m Not Addicted Anymore!”

Why prayer is hard

What’s there about “nothing” that you don’t understand?

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We were talking about alcohol addiction when one person said his whole family had been delivered from alcohol. Someone asked him how this happened. We all had in mind what we thought he would say. Continue reading “Why prayer is hard”

There is always a plan

God has a determined will and plan for our lives.

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“When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to.” — I cried the first time I understood what this passage meant. I cried because I have experienced the Spirit leading in this way. At times He has led me toward Continue reading “There is always a plan”