When you are going through a trial the type of point of view (POV) is very important.
Each of us, like clay jars, are God's unique masterpiece to shine His light in a dark world. Together we can bring light, life, hope, peace, and salvation to a dark and dying world.
(Photo by Micha H. - Unsplash) Last week we saw that we were given the ministry. Even if you are not a pastor you have been given this ministry and at times you are the only Christian that people see. Living in the world is hard and we can face trials in many different ways. Love … Continue reading Reading Plan for Streams of Affliction
Why on earth would I say be like a bee? In dealing with others we need to be like a bee. Not busy like a bee but social like a bee. Let's look at how a bee is social.
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