We know Jesus came to this world out of the love the Father has for us. We also know Jesus was not forced to go to the cross but out of His love for us, He chose to stay on the cross for our redemption from sin, once and for all. It was this love … Continue reading Love Heals
In a world where no matter what you say someone will take offense to it, where free speech is only if those who hate free speech agrees with what you say, there is one example we need to follow. Jesus knew when to speak and when to be silent. He was and is the most controversial person … Continue reading Five Minute Friday #Speak
This week and next we will be following the streams throughout Psalm.
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.
Recently I took a survey of my readers as to what were some of the topics they would like to talk about. The top two tied, trials and dealing with people. Many times dealing with people can be a trial within itself. Sometimes it seems that dealing with other Christians is the hardest to get … Continue reading Getting Along With People
(Photo by Mike Lewis - Unsplash) This week we will look at Colossians 3 and the stream of life that flows through us and reaches others.
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
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
A reflection isn't perfect. Other things can get in the way and distort it. Unless the lake is completely still you can't get a mirror image of the trees and sky. That image is gone once the wind picks up or a stone is thrown into it. When we look into the mirror the reflection … Continue reading Reflection
Ever taken a daisy and pulled off the petals one at a time while saying, "He loves me. He loves me not..."? In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul starts out with two lists. What love isn't and what love is. Love isn't being the most eloquent speaker or having a voice that people enjoy listening to, without … Continue reading Love isn’t… Love is…