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!
"Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."Matthew 19:14 Last night, the Lord reminded me of this verse through an experience with my seven-year old son. Our family's nightly Bible study and prayer is usually uneventful, with a few … Continue reading Kids…
Being a Christian is hard sometimes. It's hard because we aren't popular, our carnal man is always fighting with the Spirit within us, and life can be incredibly trying at times. It can all be exhausting. But, I want to encourage you (and me) today to keep going. Don't give up! Here are some examples … Continue reading Endure
Self-pity is a slippery slope. Once we start down the rabbit hole of misery, self-pity, or a woe-is-me attitude, we end up at the bottom of a depression-filled well that is near impossible to escape from. This type of thinking is prideful and idolatrous. It's putting our so-called suffering on a pedestal and worshipping it. … Continue reading Beans, Beans…
My daughter's fish died this week. It was a very sad moment for her. She's ten and hasn't had a pet of her own before. How faithful she was to it, though! Daily feedings, tank cleanings, talking to it; this girl was so responsible. And yet, he died. He had some health problems and there … Continue reading The End. Or Is It?
"For we are unto God a sweet savor of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish: To the one we are the savor of death unto death; and to the other the savor of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?"2 Corinthians 2:15-16 The savor that is spoken … Continue reading What’s That Smell?
A few months ago God revealed to me during prayer that He wanted me to deal with 3 major issues in my life. Last week when I confessed the third and final problem and sought help from a trusted friend and authority in my life, I felt such a relief. I'd done it: those three … Continue reading Inconceivable