"Now the seed sown among the thorns stands for someone who hears the message, but it is choked by the worries of the world..." Matthew 13:22 Are we plagued by a plague or are we plagued by the worries of this world? It is a fair question to ponder as we are spiraling downward in … Continue reading Are the worries of the world choking out our life?
Circumstances haven't changed... quiet my heart
The power of the Gospel is displayed when we tell what we have seen. This is simply telling our own stories of hope.
Let your empty heart sing! God will bring joy and abundant blessing. Do things in faith to make room for what will be. He will multiply your inheritance. Believe His promises, don't retreat! The past is not an indicator of your future! You are dependent on your Creator. He name is Jehovah Sabaoth, the Lord … Continue reading He has compassion on you ~ encouragement from Isaiah 54
When you think about your future do you feel secure? Or do you spend a lot of time playing the wheel of fortune in your mind, watching it spin round and round, contemplating exactly where the arrow of destiny will stop? And when the arrow in your mind lands on a certain circumstance- do you … Continue reading The Lord is There
We were made to feel pain. When we feel pain, we cry out. When we cry out to God- He makes a way. When we avoid pain, we worry. Worry brings pain with no hope. No hope- is depression. We can numb our pain. We lie to ourselves. We create a false reality- It will break. We … Continue reading Perceptions of Pain
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