Sweet Storms

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. – Romans 8:6 When the storms of life come where do you run for shelter and safety? Do you slip instantly or slowly into despair? Do you sink into the mire of your feelings? Does the light of yourContinue reading “Sweet Storms”

The Word is Alive

But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. – Acts 6:4 The Holy Word of God continually amazes me! Many of us have heard it said that it is alive- well, of course it is- it is Jesus Christ, after all! I don’t think I meditate on thatContinue reading “The Word is Alive”

The Most Neglected Item On Our “To Do” List

And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive. – Matthew 21:22 The most beneficial thing we can do for ourselves and those around us is pray! Yet it is for certain the most neglected item on most of our to do lists. Chores need done- do them first! Got toContinue reading “The Most Neglected Item On Our “To Do” List”

Get to Gethsemane

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22-23 Perhaps you have been a follower of Christ for a number of years or maybe you are a new believer that is on fire for the Lord. Both are wonderfulContinue reading “Get to Gethsemane”

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”

Glorious Ditch Moments

Thou has made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance. – Acts 2:28 In the neighborhood where I enjoy taking a walk there is a section of sidewalk that never ceases to grab my attention, so much so, that I often find myself intentionally walkingContinue reading “Glorious Ditch Moments”

Boast in the Lord

I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. – Psalm 34:1-3 Let me boast in the Lord! Let me sing praises toContinue reading “Boast in the Lord”

Convenient Betrayal

And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him. – Mark 14:11 How many times during an average day do we conveniently betray the Lord? Too harsh? Ok, we will give ourselves some credit and expand it a little- how many timesContinue reading “Convenient Betrayal”

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”