When I am tempted to despair…

“Out of the depths, Oh Lord, I cry to You when I am tempted to despair. Though I may fail to trust Your promises, You never fail to hear my prayer. And if you judged my sin, I’d never stand again, but I see mercy in Your hands…” ~ Out Of The Depths “When Satan … Continue reading

Hebrews 12 – This morning’s challenge, conviction, and hope…

Hebrews 12:1-3, Jesus the Example “Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of … Continue reading

New mercies

I have always loved to dwell on the thought that my God’s mercies are new every morning. I have been both comforted and convicted, knowing that though my heart is corrupt and I have sinned against my God, He is still faithful and patiently waits for me to come to Him in the morning with … Continue reading

O the Deep Deep Love of Jesus

This hymn was written in 1875 by Samuel Trevor Francis. Isn’t is amazing that Christ’s love for His children has never changed? It is deep! It is vast! It is unmeasured! O praise to His name for such unmerited love. That we would be the beneficiaries of His amazing and perfect love is more than … Continue reading

Never crushed

II Corinthians 4:10, “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down but not destroyed; always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.” This is the story of the Christian … Continue reading

We have the hope to share…

Today I received an update email from a friend whom I recently met, and she was describing some of her experiences working in a public school in Minnesota. Her stories were surprisingly poignant, but they yet carry a message to those who have given their lives to Christ. She sadly related an episode in which … Continue reading

Anchored Soul – The Name

As a teenage girl who has been interested in starting a blog for a long time, I naturally already had an idea of what I wanted to put on it. The problem was coming up with a name for the blog. So where did I get a name like Anchored Soul? It started with the … Continue reading

Anchored Soul – The Purpose

Blog. I guess it could also be called My Life, or All About Me, or…. too bad Myspace is already taken. As far as I know, a blog is simply a way for you to be able to share every single fact and facet about yourself, a means of communicating information that you have to share, and a … Continue reading

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