The Model Parent

O lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. – Psalm 139:1-3 I love the Lord! I love how my faith in Him continues to grow; howContinue reading “The Model Parent”

True Confessions

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. – James 5:16 Most of us would rather keep our faults, sins, and shortcomings to ourselves- we put on airs. Perhaps we will humble ourselves enough to share these intimate thingsContinue reading “True Confessions”

Are you Following the Stranger?

And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers. – John 10:5 This stranger calls out to us telling us to go this way, then, no, go that way! This stranger will tell us we know what to do and will chide us andContinue reading “Are you Following the Stranger?”

Take it to Him in Prayer

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut the door, pray to the Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. – Matthew 6:6 There is a mighty thing you can do when you physically can do nothing else! This mightyContinue reading “Take it to Him in Prayer”

Facebook Motives

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. – Proverbs 21:23 I daily look back at my memories on Facebook and, to be honest, I find myself feeling uneasy more and more over things I have said or posted in the past. It’s understandable that I would be uncomfortable with thingsContinue reading “Facebook Motives”

Hold Your Tongue

To reveal His Son in me that I might announce Him as the gospel among the Gentiles, immediately I did not confer with flesh and blood. – Galatians 1:16 You ever have this overwhelming feeling that God wants you to do something? You get so excited and can’t wait to let other people know whatContinue reading “Hold Your Tongue”

Fear of Doing Wrong

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their tesitmony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. – Revelation 12:11 Some of us are so afraid of ‘doing wrong by the Lord’ that we will not take up the banner of Christ and fly it forContinue reading “Fear of Doing Wrong”