We are called to be different. These days many of us would prefer to melt into the crowd than to stand out as different. We would rather not stand out or bring attention to ourselves. But in truth, as Christians, we really should be different. Our lives should attract others to us. No, rather it should attract… Continue reading We Are Called to Be Different
Following the Truth I woke this morning and read this scripture. And immediately thought “THIS is what makes me most grateful.” That all my children are following the Truth. In a world where truth is whatever you think it is, I thank God that somehow Michael and I have managed to lead our children to The… Continue reading Following the Truth
I’m joining Kate Motaung and my friends at Five Minute Fridays to write on a particular prompt for five minutes. In my effort to re-introduce old hymns to my readers, I like to find a hymn that uses the prompt of the week.This week’s prompt: ENOUGH! Also linking up with Suzanne Eller and Living Free….… Continue reading My Faith Has Found a Resting Place
Preaching to myself from the past … I’m reposting a Bible study post from two years ago that is preaching loud today.
Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe. Life has sure been throwing me some curves lately. There’s been illness, job loss, and interruption of ministry and just life in general. But God has been right there with us.
Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. Remember that your family of believers all over the world is going through the same kind of suffering you are. In His kindness God… Continue reading How our Faith Holds Through the Trials
You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3 I was born on a Wednesday. The following Sunday, I was in church and nearly every Sunday since then. My family was one who found themselves at church every time the doors were open. We also… Continue reading How to Know Peace?
What does it take to achieve “the great life”? Psalm 81:8-16 I had a great life growing up. Wonderful Christian parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, you name it. A big dairy farm to grow up on. But I suffered from a poor self-esteem. I couldn’t explain it, but although I could make a long list of… Continue reading How to Achieve a Great Life