How do you know if something is a success? The old saying that we have all heard before tells us that the proof is in the pudding. So basically, by eating the pudding, or testing it out, we can then know for certain if it is a success. As Christians, we are told in the … Continue reading Fruit Pudding
Are you getting older? That's a funny question because the answer is the same for all of us, but it's one that is met with resistance if we actually feel or see our body deteriorating. What if we were so aware of the renewal going on inside our body that the outside wasn't as quite … Continue reading Roots of Righteousness ~ A prayer from 2 Corinthians 5
Can you see it? It eats at your heart - one shred of tissue at a time. Continually pulling, gnawing, and tearing away the flesh. But "it" has become a familiar friend. One that occasionally goes into remission for periods, but then it comes ripping back into your world. The trigger of this killing machine … Continue reading Can you see it?
Do you pray? Is it enjoyable or a burden? Do you feel like you are heard by God? Most people find it hard to pray effective prayers, but the Bible is full of answered prayers and we are told that with faith, all things are possible. We try to pray with words based on … Continue reading A Vast Ocean ~ a prayer from Psalm 86
Did you know we can receive peace each day from the power of the Gospel? For those who believe in Jesus Christ, we know that it is the Gospel that saved us from the despair of living life apart from God. The good news is the power of the Gospel has not lost it's potency! … Continue reading Daily Script for Peace
God does not play favorites. There is no earthly crown or title, nationality, race, or religious practice that gives anyone or any group of people the esteemed title of "God's favorite." And fortunately for us, our own judgment of ourself (or other's opinions of us) does not influence the favoritism of God. God is eager … Continue reading The Anatomy of the Rescue
This Word is not too hard for you is not beyond your reach is close to you listen look seek find trust with your heart speak with your mouth He is LORD you will be rescued you will not be disappointed Jesus The Messiah "... if you … Continue reading Close to You
To take a plunge into something that surrounds or covers you is by definition, "to be immersed". Understanding this concept has made it easier for me to understand the gift of eternal life in Christ Jesus. As a former director of operations for a non-profit organization, I knew that systems were key to successful operation of the business … Continue reading Take the Plunge!
What if you knew that someone loved you so deeply that they would die for you in the hopes of saving you- all the while knowing that you would do things to hurt them and possibly even reject them forever? Do you know that Someone exists that has done that for you and His name is Jesus? … Continue reading The Way
Good grief! I'm sure you've heard that expression for dismay or exasperation before. The phrase seems like an oxymoron but I believe these words may fit together as the two missing puzzle pieces of the soul. Let's talk about a particular bond between good and grief that may be affecting us. First, what is good? Or let's … Continue reading Good Grief! Just Look Up!