The Grace To Go & Be Stung

Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. – Hebrews 4:16 The shade from the large trees helped to dispel the intense heat of the August Florida morning as I stood on the sidewalk in front of the childContinue reading “The Grace To Go & Be Stung”

Looking Under The Surface

And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it. – Genesis 28:18 The Word of God is amazing! Most verses of scripture are layered in meaning and it is alwaysContinue reading “Looking Under The Surface”

Where Is Your Confidence?

For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end; While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation. – Hebrews 3:14-15 Remember when we first came to believe on Jesus Christ; I mean whenContinue reading “Where Is Your Confidence?”

Maybe They’re Sleeping?

And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth. – Luke 8:52 Many times we encounter folks who seem so lost, so wicked, that we become almost certain in our conviction that they are beyond hope and are destined to an eternity of hell fire. This passageContinue reading “Maybe They’re Sleeping?”

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”

Who Are You Trying to Persuade?

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. – Galatians 1:10 Volumes could be written about the implications of straying from the commands made in Galatians 1:1-10. Suffice it to say, straying from theContinue reading “Who Are You Trying to Persuade?”

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”

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”