"I am a Christian," I heard him say at the checkout. I love to hear a bold profession of faith, but it always gives me a bit of a scare. Others were around, and I knew as soon as those words were in the air, he would be watched. Every move, every word, every moment … Continue reading What is a Christian?
"O Lord, I know the way of man is not in himself; it is not in man who walks to direct his own steps."Jeremiah 10:23 My son likes to walk into parking lots without looking first. I'm unsure whether he innately knows I'll throw myself in front of a bus for him or is completely … Continue reading Directed Steps
"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven."Matthew 5:10 As I was praying on my way to work this morning, my thoughts went to my brothers and sisters in Christ who are being slaughtered in other countries. We talked briefly about it at church on Sunday … Continue reading Praying for the Persecuted.
It’s amazing how relevant the Word is and how much sense it makes. It never contradicts itself and always agrees with everything else in it. I can't find a flaw, not that I'm really looking. I was reading Galatians and was intrigued by the way Paul called out Cephas in front of everyone for being … Continue reading The Law and the Promise.
“...that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and … Continue reading Dig in Deeper…
"Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?"Romans 2:4, NKJV Many of us are on a ride of patterns. We get on a ride over and over, knowing the outcome but still getting on. It's the definition of insanity. In … Continue reading Finding Biblical Truth at Disneyland.
“Don’t waste anymore time striving after things God has not ordained.” Jon Duncan, Cross Culture Pastor Jon said this sometime in the last week or so. My days all blur together. What can I say? I’m a mom. I know you feel me, mommas. Two things I’m learning recently: 1. Stop striving and kicking like … Continue reading Don’t Waste Time…