Ice cream, Introductions, Icicles, Internet, and Incense Incense was an important part of worship in the Old Testament. The mixture of equal parts of sweet spices and frankincense with salt was strictly used for the worship of God. In Exodus 30:7-8; it explains that the high priest at the time, Aaron, was to burn the … Continue reading I
Things happen in our lives that can weight us down, from the death of a family member or friend, dealing with a special needs child, finances, to what is going on in the world around us. So how do we deal with a heavy heart when it is weighed down? Let's look a Psalm 119 … Continue reading How To Lighten Your Heart
(Photo by Frank McKenna on Unsplash) When you go to the ocean, stand at the edge of the sand and water, as the waves come in you can feel the sand wash away from your feet. Should you stand there long enough it gets difficult with all the sand washing out until you have to readjust your position. … Continue reading Will Not Be Moved
This week we wrap up Streams of Refreshment. Throughout August, I will be reposting some post from the past. (Photo by Jamie MacPherson - Unsplash)
(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.
(Daily Streams photo by Anton Romanov-Unsplash) Most of our unrest comes from within ourselves. Worry, stress, fear.... all can be put to rest once we catch on to what the Bible has to say about it. As we go through the next few weeks learning … Continue reading Reading Plan – Daily Streams to Quiet the Mind
Trying to find contentment in a world that is full of chaos and turmoil is nearly impossible. That is if you are trying to find it in the things of this world. Fame and fortune can lead to loneliness, despair and even death, as we have witnessed with some of the celebrities. So how do we … Continue reading The Heart of Contentment
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
This week is our last week in this study. Next week will be about holiday reading and book reviews.
It is so hard to walk through this world and not get stuck in the muck and mire of it. We can let our emotions lead us into where we shouldn't be. So how when emotions all around us are running rampant do we protect ourselves. Jesus knew that while we are not of this … Continue reading How To Walk Through This World