I was reading this morning in James using my favorite translation, The Passion Translation, and was caught by the simple yet powerful words in chapter 1 verses 3 and 4. “For you know that when your faith is tested it stirs up power within you to endure all things. And then as your endurance grows… Continue reading God’s Gym: Hard Times Build Our Faith Muscles
Stay Close to the Shepherd
“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” John 10:27-28 I love this so much! If we are a follower of Jesus and have a relationship with him,… Continue reading Stay Close to the Shepherd
Don’t Know How to Praise?
We were created to praise God. He created us for His glory, and there is nothing that reflects His glory more than giving Him honor and praise for Who He is! But what if we don't know how?
Better Than Jesus?
Did the title grab your attention? Well, what I read the other day in John 7 sure stopped me in my tracks! Let me know if it does you. Jesus was speaking truth to a crowd of people, a common occurrence during his short lifetime here on earth. He made the (quite audacious) comment that… Continue reading Better Than Jesus?
Cloudy. Doesn't matter if the sun is shining. Everything is cloudy. Your life. Your outlook. Your future. It doesn't feel like God is present in your life. You can't see Him or feel Him, and you don't even feel as if you know Him. But let me tell you something that I have learned a… Continue reading Hello Sunshine?
Oh praise God we have a risen Savior! There is no one like our God! He is alive! He rose from the dead and has redeemed our souls. Hallelujah! Praise and glory and honor are His alone! Now THAT will preach! Blessed Easter to y'all. "All my life I have been called… Continue reading Hallelujah!
So I saw this meme on the internet, and thought I'd comment about it. And then God begins to peel the layers off and heal in between each so that your heart can once again love and receive love. It's a real process, for sure. It takes time--for me, several decades. It's not a pleasant… Continue reading Onion Layers