Dying To Live

“That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; Philippians 3:10 It ain’t easy to die! That’s one of the reasons why the battle raging between our sinful weak flesh and our willing spirit is so fierce and exhausting! We wantContinue reading “Dying To Live”

Treachery

For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. Isaiah 50:7 Turning the ones you love against you; She deals in sinister subtlety. She convincingly plays the victim; Safely keeping herself out ofContinue reading “Treachery”

Stretch Marks

And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other. ~ Mark 3:5 They seem out of place, like they surely don’t belongContinue reading “Stretch Marks”

Lost In Confusion; Found In Christ

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17 What can I write that hasn’t been said? What can I read that I haven’t already read? What can I do that hasn’t been done? Seriously, what raceContinue reading “Lost In Confusion; Found In Christ”

Denier

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God. – Hebrews 3:12 You’re looking for radical For sabbatical For anything but the truth You’re Looking for causes For Excuses For Something that cuts you loose You’re looking to lay blame To play theContinue reading “Denier”

Born Again at Forty

For the man was about forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed. – Acts 4:22 I sure can identify with this verse of scripture for I too was forty years old when I learned, firsthand, of the healing power of the Lord Jesus Christ. I have had knowledge of the LordContinue reading “Born Again at Forty”

Let it Go

He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth. – Proverbs 10:17 God is full of mercy and goodness! He continues to sanctify me daily and show me things that I need to add, change, or let go of with the end goal of walking in oneness andContinue reading “Let it Go”

Fighting Weak Flesh

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. – Matthew 26:41 Over time I have become aware of many of the subtle ways that my spirit and my flesh battle within me. Every morning, after my husband leaves for work, I begin my morningContinue reading “Fighting Weak Flesh”

Real Forgiveness

And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. – Mark 11:25 It is commonplace among us humans to believe that after we have forgiven someone, or we ourselves have been forgiven, that everything will “go back to normal”Continue reading “Real Forgiveness”

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”