Does God really work all things out for our good?

God causes all things to work for our good! (Romans 8:28) How many times have you heard that verse proclaimed? It is a wonderful promise, but do we really understand what it means? Let’s take a look at the whole context of the verse. And we know that God causes all things to work together … Continue reading Does God really work all things out for our good?

Prayer – I’m not on my own!

I have a prayer journal. Actually, I have a prayer book and a prayer journal. My prayer book is full of regular, ongoing prayers that I have accumulated over the years for my life, my family, our leaders, pastors, etc. Many of them are Psalms and other Bible verses that I use to frame my prayers. My … Continue reading Prayer – I’m not on my own!

My Intercessor is my Friend

Thousands of years before Jesus came to earth to die for the sins of the world, his work as an advocate and an intercessor was already underway.  In the midst of his torment, Job acknowledged that he had someone in heaven looking out for him! Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is … Continue reading My Intercessor is my Friend

More Than Conquerors 

In all things we are more than conquerors through [Christ] who loved us. - Romans 8:37  "More than conquerors!"  Let that thought soak in. When I think of the word "conqueror", I think of the ultimate destroyer. The mighty leader that overtakes all of their enemies without compare. The one that is always victorious. The … Continue reading More Than Conquerors 

Why worry when you can pray?

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?