Hope to Hold on to in the Psalms - 7-day Devotional
Deciding to follow Jesus is an “all in” commitment. It is not Jesus plus something else. Not a little bit of Jesus here and a little bit of another “god” there. Jesus is not just one of many ingredients we combine to try to come up with our own recipe for happiness and fulfillment. He … Continue reading If the Lord is God, follow Him
Have you ever tried to share your faith with someone only to be laughed at? Or maybe they weren’t rude enough to actually laugh at you, but they forced a smile while their eyes said, “Oh, she’s one of those people.” It can be so frustrating to try to have a conversation about Jesus with … Continue reading Why can’t they see the truth?
I am sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy. (1 Corinthians 1:2) That is an incredible blessing and a wonderful responsibility at the same time. That is a “God has done it, now you live it” statement! To be sanctified means to be made holy and set apart for the Lord. Only God … Continue reading God has done it; now I must live it!
A mother is her child’s biggest supporter. She is always ready to cheer for their successes, big and small. She treasures the stick-figure drawings made by their little hands. She applauds at all their performances. She lifts them up in prayer through every journey and she smiles at every accomplishment. A mother believes in the … Continue reading A mother’s joy
When someone you love dearly wanders away from God, it is heartbreaking. You watch them believe more and more of the defeating lies of the devil and you do your best to speak the truth of the Word of God to them. They surround themselves with people that affirm their ungodly choices and you try … Continue reading God reaches down to redeem
Sometimes I feel like I’m just barely getting by. Like I’m falling short in all the important areas of my life. In finances. In parenting. In writing. In taking care of my home. “Not enough” is the allegation that keeps playing in my head. But I know that this is just my flesh agreeing with … Continue reading 7 Things to Remember When Life Gets Me Down
I was raised by parents that knew Jesus. When I was little, my mom talked to me a lot about Jesus and the Word of God. I accepted Christ as my Savior as a young girl at church. I prayed often, especially when I was worried or afraid. The old song “Why worry when you … Continue reading Wandering in the wilderness and the wasteland