Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Devotionals PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Do You Need an Extra Quilt
by Verna Mull
03/09/11
For Sale
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 





…He shall give you another Comforter. John 14:16
A little boy, from a very poor family, went to church when his mother was unable to go, and she asked him what the sermon was about. He replied, “The preacher said that God was going to give us an extra “bed quilt.” To the little boy, it meant warmth and rest, which was very important to the little boy, and gave him much peace. (Story from Dr. M.R.De Haan)

Now, we all know that the reference in the Scriptures is to the Holy Spirit, which Jesus was going to send to those who accept of Him. I sort of smiled when I read the child’s interpretation, and then a lot of thoughts came rushing in. The boy was not as far off as it seems. Surely the Holy Spirit does bring warmth and rest into our lives as we allow Him to take control of our lives.

The Holy Spirit can protect us from becoming cold and indifferent, and fill our lives with caring, and warmth in our thoughts and actions to others, He will be our protector from the onslaught of the enemy. (Satan)

He will help us when we put off our “clothing for the day, ” (our Spiritual armor,) and we can lay down in peace, knowing that we are a child of His care, and we will be protected from the wiles of the devil, as we lie down with perfect trust in Him who has never failed us yet. We will awaken renewed with our sense of security and safety as we re-dress in our armor, to face a new day. Our hearts will be warmed and refreshed as we search to follow God’s will.

Often times we need an extra quilt,
To warm our hearts toward God.
He has sent His Comforter
To guard the paths that we trod.

Sometimes our lives can be upset,
And we don’t know where to turn.
It’s then, we feel the Comforter,
And our ways, we can discern.

We are His helpless children
Who need guidance for each day.
And He will hold us in His arms
And never let us stray!

Prayer: Thank-you for providing us with a comforter to warm and protect our lives, and to lead us in the footsteps of Jesus. May we ever walk in the path upon which the soft, loving, comforter leads. Guide us that we might grow into light houses to spread the good news of Your eternal love and provision. Help us to appropriate all of the provisions that You have made to help us to be over comers. And yes, give us that understanding and faith as a little child that we might serve you. Thank You for all of the help that You give us daily, and guide us through the hard times in life that we need, to make us cling to You. Amen


If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Verna Mull or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 468 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com