As we start out in Psalm 119, I find it very fitting start with instructions to follow God's commands and precepts. The only way we can know His statutes are is by reading the Bible. He has given us the instruction manual to live life by. He has covered what is best for us to … Continue reading Walk In His Ways
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
...the woman at the well. Once she understood the Living Water Jesus gave her was not the water you drink but the restoration of her soul she was a changed woman. Jesus accepted her, a Samaritan woman, knew her whole life without her ever telling Him; transformed her life immediately. When the disciples came back, … Continue reading What Ever Happened To…
I remember growing up wishing that I would break my right arm so that I wouldn't have to do schoolwork. Maybe because my cousin broke her arm and she told me that was the best thing about breaking it. How many times have you asked your child to do a chore and you get the … Continue reading Do I Have To?
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
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.
(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