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Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Steady Light
At some time in our lives we're all scared of something whether it's the dark or something we fear is close. It may be that kind of time in your life right now. ... You need a steady light that gives you something that you can count on in the darkness. ... The Word of God in John 8:12 says, "Jesus said, 'I am the light of the world, whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of Life.'" Jesus said, "I am the light." Here is a secure guarantee, "If I'm your light you will never walk in darkness."
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Shadow That Scares Us
There's a big shadow that has bothered all of us at one time or another. To be honest, it can be a pretty scary shadow. You see that shadow sometimes when you're in the doctor's office, when you have a close call, or when you've been to the funeral of someone you know. It is, of course, the shadow of death.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Hollow on the Inside
This is a world where image and appearance are everything. We work on our fitness, our hair, and our wardrobe, making good comments, making good impressions, looking like we have it all together, but there might be another you.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Deepest Cry of the Human Heart
In our world today, there are so many people crying for love. So many human hearts are saying, "Somebody, somewhere, love me." For many who believe in God, there is still that awful vacuum. It's possible to believe in God, to do God's things, and to still miss the deep experience of His love. Without that love, the emptiness and loneliness in your heart is never satisfied—no matter how many human love relationships you experience.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Freedom From Depression
Sometimes it's easy to feel like you're a bird locked up in a cage wanting to be free. Your cage may be your painful memories, a broken heart, or a broken dream. ... Maybe you’re caged in by an addiction, a habit, or some anger that is eating you up inside. It also might be depression or even suicidal thoughts that have you held in. There's a cover on that cage, whatever it is. It's dark in there and there isn't anything to sing about.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - An Extravagant Gift
Maybe you haven’t been shown much unconditional love. Maybe there is someone who should have been there for you in your life, but wasn't. ... Maybe there is someone who has betrayed you or who's abandoned you. There is someone who has paid an extravagant price for you. He is the One who made you and holds your eternity in His hands. He loves you very, very much. Just look at the price he paid for you.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Behind the Happy Face
Behind many a happy face hides a hurting heart, and maybe that describes you. The happy face helps you live in a temporary denial of the pain inside, and it keeps other people from knowing a you that you're afraid they might not accept. Like the beach ball that you push farther and farther under the water, the deeper you bury it, the higher it's going to go when it's released. You can't bury the real you forever. As far as everyone knows, maybe you're the happy one or maybe even the hero, but you know that there's a wounded monster inside you. You're a wounded person with no place to bleed.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Life-Changing Heart Surgery
While medical history records that the first heart transplant was performed by Dr. Barnard in the 1960s, real heart transplants were actually pioneered a millenia ago by the Master Heart Surgeon. This miraculous procedure is more life changing than any medical procedure could ever be.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Whatever Happened to Peace on Earth
The phrase "peace on earth" wasn't invented by a greeting card company. It was part of the birth announcement of the first Christmas, delivered by angels from heaven to shepherds in the field watching over their sheep. Luke 2:13-14 from the Word of God says, "Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests.'"
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Hurt and Hiding
Do you feel alone and have been too hurt to trust anyone? Somewhere along the way you've been hurt, abandoned, betrayed, or mistreated. ... You're afraid to let anyone get close. In fact, you may have built up some pretty elaborate defenses to make sure no one does. You're really just afraid that they'll hurt you like someone else did.