The story of Hannah has always been dear to my heart. She was the bullied by her husbands other wife because she couldn't have any kids. Her husband loved her but didn't get what she was going through. The Priest Eli thought she was drunk when she was praying. She finally has a son but … Continue reading Women Who Fear the Lord – Hannah
I was in a major car accident years ago with major injuries. A dear friend of mine the Sunday after the accident went before her church and told them what had happened. They had her come up and stood in front of the church while everyone in the church came and laid hands on her … Continue reading Faith & Prayer
Those that were left after the massacre led by Ishmael came to Jeremiah and asked him to pray to God what they should do, in Jeremiah 42. In Hebrews 7:25, we see Jesus is constantly interceding for us. Not only Him but the Holy Spirit intercedes when we don't know what to say, Romans 8:26. … Continue reading We Are To Pray For Each Other
As we look at what God has to say to King Josiah's sons, the main thing was they didn't listen what He had to say in the past nor to what Jeremiah told them. They sought to do things their way and not at all to God's way. Thing is we get that way too. … Continue reading Are You Tuned In?
One of the things I like doing when I study the Bible, besides looking at the original text, is to look at different versions of the verse or verses that I am studying. Here in Jeremiah 20:11-12, let's look at a few versions to get a larger picture. But the Lord is with me like a dread … Continue reading My Protector
In the closing of Jeremiah 10 we see a prayer from Jeremiah for those who have walked away from the Lord. Take the time and write out a prayer to God for those who need to come to salvation in Jesus.
There are several different types of migrating birds, from the Canadian Geese that fly in a V formation to the dread Grackle that ascends onto the town like a scene out of a horror movie. Then there are the Swallows that return to the mission at San Juan Capistrano in California, every year. The celebration of the … Continue reading Returning To What You Know
Many of us sat stunned yesterday afternoon and throughout the evening as details of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We are all hurting for the students who the meaning of Valentine's Day has changed forever. We are praying for those that are injured physically and the rest who are injured … Continue reading Broken Valentine
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