Have you ever felt as if you needed to keep the fact that you are a Christian a secret? What if people found out? Are they going to make fun of me? Will the stop being my friend and turn against me? The Bible is full of stories of prophets being killed, Jeremiah writings were … Continue reading Live the Word
For many Jeremiah 29:11, brings a comfort just knowing that God has plans for their lives. For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. But when you look at the verses before God tells them to make a life … Continue reading Plans — Your’s or God’s
There are two types of people God talks about in Jeremiah 24, who are represented by two baskets of figs. Those that love God and will follow Him are in the basket with the good figs. While those who choose to do what they want and have nothing to do with God are the basket … Continue reading What Type of People Pour Into Your Life?
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
Quilts, Quails, Questions, Quotes, and Quiet I love having those times when the house is quiet. The time to focus my thoughts and draw near to God. In the Ten Commandments, the Sabbath established so we have a day from the business that takes over of our lives during the week to have a day … Continue reading Q
Have you ever cried out to God, wondering if He sees what all is going on with you? There are times that we feel in over our heads with what is going on whether it is personal trials or what is happening in the world around us. Sometimes it seems like evil always wins and God … Continue reading Hey God, Do You See Me?
(Photo by Kapil Dubey at Unsplash.com) We are fighting the greatest war of our lives daily. Our enemy is constantly laying and waiting for the best time to attack. He waits for when we put our guard down and then he springs for the attack. The mind is generally the first thing that he chooses to attack. … Continue reading What Is Your Testimony?
Legos have their own self-defense when you step on them barefooted but their defensive feature doesn't work well when one is wearing shoes. Perhaps you feel like the Lego knight right now with the weight of everything that is going on in your life coming down on you. Knowing no matter what you do to protect … Continue reading Saves The Crushed Spirit
This week and next we will be following the streams throughout Psalm.
Proverbs 3 is full of encouragement and refreshment for your spirit. I made a sandwich with two selections from the beginning of Proverbs 3 as the bread and a meaty selection in the middle. Let's dig in. The first slice is verses 5 and 6. We all know these verses they are seen on posters, … Continue reading A Proverbs 3 Sandwich