The aroma of Christ

Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. - 2 Corinthians 2:14 I must confess! I have totally jumped on the Essential Oil bandwagon.  I am regularly diffusing different scents throughout my home, so when I read this … Continue reading The aroma of Christ

We have all the power we need!

"So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you...If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to … Continue reading We have all the power we need!

Never too late

Sometimes when I reflect back on my life, I wonder how many opportunities I’ve missed to do something great for the Kingdom of God.  How much time have I wasted? How many times have I said, “I’ll do it tomorrow” yet never got around to it. Many years ago, I was impacted by a verse … Continue reading Never too late

Your grief will turn to joy

This morning while I was reading the book of John, I was struck by a verse that spoke to me.  Jesus was comforting his disciples as he tried to prepare them for his upcoming death. He knew the sorrow and dismay they would feel when they saw their Lord crucified and buried, and he was … Continue reading Your grief will turn to joy

God’s power, my victory

...growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience... - Colossians 1:11 Paul began his prayer for the Colossians by asking God to fill them with the knowledge of his will.  As he continues, he confidently assumes that God … Continue reading God’s power, my victory

Spiritual wisdom and understanding

As I read through the Bible, I often discover specific things I can pray for.  It's a powerful thing to pray Scripture! One of the passages that I discovered for prayer is the first chapter of Colossians. Paul lets the people of the church at Colosse know that he and his companions are praying consistently … Continue reading Spiritual wisdom and understanding

Agape love goes the distance

[Love] always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:7‬-8‬‬ Agape love always protects. There are a few obvious ways in which this is true, such as when a husband protects his wife or a mother protects her child. But what about our love for the rest of the world? … Continue reading Agape love goes the distance