For my first Five Minute Friday. The prompt word is Steady. It is amazing how it fits on what Jesus says about getting rid of worry.
Worry zaps our faith. As our worry grows our faith gets smaller.
(Photograph by Nathan Anderson - Unsplash) This week's stream is found in Matthew 6. Jesus, Himself leads us to this stream to put to rest the anxiousness we so get tangled up with. Dip into this stream and seek the quietness that lies within.
As the Marys got ready the spices and oils, Mary the sister of Lazarus with her Nard and His mother with the Myrrh from the wise men so long ago, to go to the tomb the sting of death filled their hearts. Not being able to properly prepare His body for burial due to the … Continue reading The Marys At The Tomb
She was desperate. Sleep had evaded her. But the dark night sky gave way to a deep blue hue and the hope of a new day. She could go now. Though weary, Magdalene would be the first one to the tomb. She knew exactly where they had placed Him, and she had a job to do. … Continue reading Guest Post-Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene by Andy Lee
Have you ever wonder what it was like for Mary to raise Jesus? How did she deal with the sibling rivalry? Jesus was the perfect child being raised in an imperfect family. "Mom, why doesn't Jesus ever get in trouble?" "You love him more than us!" "Jesus, can You just stop being the good child?" … Continue reading Raising The Perfect Child/Giveaway
This week we will look at Mary the Mother of Jesus. Was she really the saint that some make her out to be or did she have some flaws that only her firstborn Son could redeem? Don't miss an exciting announcement Tuesday!
Everyone saw Mary, the sister of Lazarus, as rebellious, stubborn, and bitter. Everyone except for Jesus. In all three times, we see Mary at the feet of Jesus. To Martha, Mary was a stubborn, rebellious brat that refused to help her get the meal ready by being lazy sitting at the feet of Jesus. The … Continue reading Little Sister Redeemed
Over the three weeks leading up to Easter, we will take a look at the three Marys who were involved, Mary Lazarus' sister, the mother of Jesus, a Mary Magdalene. In doing so we will have a different view of the story. Starting March 26th.
I have tried to write a different post on contentment all morning long but when things that are out of your control with your youngest son half way around the world in Africa it is a little hard to focus on anything else than what God is doing in both of your lives right then. … Continue reading A Lesson In Contentment