Yesterday I was doing my morning prayer and Bible Study before the kids woke up. I asked the Lord to fill me again. He responded with, "I can't fill you up until you're empty." I said, "Lord, empty me then and fill me again. He said, "You have to empty yourself." Then He explained it … Continue reading Make Room.
Sometimes it scares me how right on the Bible is. It seems that as I dive into it more and more, it speaks to the very situation I'm in and shows me exactly what I need to read when I need to read it. Truly, the Word is living and active (Hebrews 4:12). I know … Continue reading Viva la Resistance
"It is for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore, keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery."Galatians 5:1, NASB The more we draw near to God, the more He draws near to us. When God abides in us, His light exposes all the hidden areas of our hearts … Continue reading Free Indeed
My pastor recently told the congregation of a kind of conversation he had with the Lord (a long time ago). He was, in a way, telling God to look at what he'd done: at the time, he thought he'd helped people, had done well at this, had been good at that, etc. God's response to … Continue reading You Can’t Handle the Truth.
Every December, I pray for a word for the coming year. Almost every year the Lord gives me a song to go along with it (He's always used music as one of the ways to speak to me). This year, the word for 2020 (for me personally) is diligence. The song that went along with … Continue reading I Walk the [plumb] Line
"LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below-you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way."1 Kings 8:23 In my short existence here on Earth, I have not understood so clearly as I do today the love of … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas…
Have you ever heard the saying, "I give you my word?" How about, "My word is my bond?" Well, never did those two statements mean more to me than they do right now. Here's what happened: I was driving home after getting to read my Bible at work for most of the day. I was … Continue reading He Gave Us His Word!