"Be still, and know that I am God." - Psalms 46:10 Never stop praying. - 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Do you ever notice that even when you think you've got it all figured out - the unexpected happens? This can be especially disheartening for people that like to be in control. (I would know -- I … Continue reading Let go and let God
Jesus loves me, this I know. For the Bible tells me so... We all remember that familiar children's song -- and it's a wonderful message to remind children that Jesus does love them. But how often as adults do we think about that fact. Jesus loves me! Did you know that during his last days … Continue reading The prayer of Jesus
It seems these days like we all have so much to do. Go to work. Bring work home. Clean the house. Make dinner. Help the kids with homework. Bring the kids here and there. Walk the dog. Tuck the family in. *sleep* *wake* *repeat* The analogy I find myself using lately is "hamster wheel". Have … Continue reading Hamster wheel
Ever since I was little, I had a propensity to worry. I don't recall specific worries - but I very clearly remember a Sunday School song that always reminded me not to worry...but to pray. The words were: Why worry when you can pray? Trust Jesus, he'll be your stay. Don't be a doubting Thomas. … Continue reading Why worry when you can pray?
The moment we accept Jesus as our personal savior and acknowledge that his death and resurrection are the only things that can cleanse us of our sins -- our body becomes the temple of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit begins working in us to make us more and more like Christ. If we remain … Continue reading The Holy Spirit working in our lives…
"...What are you trusting in that makes you so confident?" Isaiah 36:4 We're all trusting in someone or something. God placed that need deep in our souls to send us on a search for Him. Unfortunately, many people settle for far less than God. Talent? Fame? Possessions? Money? Another person? Sometimes its drugs or alcohol. … Continue reading What are you trusting in?
Commit to The Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. Proverbs 16:3 How do my daily devotions go? Well, my mind, as created by God, bounces around a lot. Fortunately, God is okay with that. He has also created in me a hunger for knowledge and information, as evidenced by my regular use … Continue reading It begins…