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”

What Must I Do To Be Saved?

“For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. Romans 5:10 It is hard to wrap our minds around the fact that we are saved- justified solely by the finished work of Christ Jesus. Surely thereContinue reading “What Must I Do To Be Saved?”

His Net Will Not Break

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. John 8:12 As I sit here on the beach and watch my husband cast his fishing line into the waves I am overwhelmed by theContinue reading “His Net Will Not Break”

Who’s On THE Throne?

And in that day shall ye say, Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted. – Isaiah 12:4 Who is of greater mercy than the One who has given us sinful, disobedient, prideful people a chance to take hold of salvation resulting inContinue reading “Who’s On THE Throne?”

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”

Standard of Truth

This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. – Matthew 15:8-9 Sometimes I feel like Job: not in the despairing, I would have been better off ifContinue reading “Standard of Truth”

The Soothing Balm for the Overwhelmed Soul

If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. – John 8:36 It is an overwhelming feeling that comes upon you when you are sitting alone in the dark, just before dawn, a cold front moving through- so you find yourself chilled even while nestled inside the safety of your home.Continue reading “The Soothing Balm for the Overwhelmed Soul”

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”

All to Him we Owe

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; – Colossians 3:23 In Leviticus 27 we are taught that a tithe of everything belongs to the Lord and that we should keep our promises just as God Almighty is always faithful to keep His! This tithe is more thanContinue reading “All to Him we Owe”

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”