Author

Anne Johnston

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“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” Isaiah 1:18 I am writing this on January 2. We had a snowstorm overnight and the view from my window this morning is beautiful. This verse was going over and over in my mind. There is nothing more lovely to look at than a field of new snow that has not been disturbed.  The Lord who created the snow, probably had this scene in mind when…

“And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.” Philippians 1:9-11. In the book of Philippians, Paul is writing to the church in Philippi, to the people whom he had preached to and won to the Lord.  He reminds them that he is very thankful for their dedication to the…

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11 Today we begin a new year.  I am sure that most of us are remembering how we started out the past year with plans and hopes for what we would be doing.  Then everything changed and we found ourselves having to readjust our lives.  Now the question in our minds is whether this year will be any different.  Will we be able to return to some sort of normal?  We do not…