This thing called control... we all like to think we have it. It's really honestly nothing but an illusion. There's only one being in the universe that truly controls anything, and that is our Father in Heaven. Still, we are people, and we are goofy enough to convince ourselves that we are controlling every aspect … Continue reading “Control”
A dear sister in Christ asked for prayer today because she felt "lost, hopeless, and abandoned." She went on to explain that she has been totally in love with Jesus, spending a lot of time in prayer, praise and worship, but her OCD (obsessive/compulsive disorder) "kicked in" and her intrusive thoughts went from questioning herself … Continue reading Do you feel abandoned by God?
Unless you've been living on a deserted island somewhere with no access to the outside world, you have probably recognized how "hot" this topic is for ALL people, the topic of sexuality. The world is literally force-feeding us this topic every single day so there's no escaping it. "They" use it to divide, to conquer, … Continue reading Sexual brokenness
Walking through this life, we see people in crowded stores, we read people's facebook messages, we encounter people in cars, trains, planes, planes, everywhere. This world is a crowded world. But what do we see? Do we see people we envy? "Boy, that girl seems to have it all together"...."Why can't I be like that … Continue reading Who do we trust in the storm?
I saw this short video 12 minute video titled "The God who sees" and fell in love with it. If you ever find yourself in one of those "desert" places in life, you're not alone. There are many people in the Bible who have found themselves exactly in those places, those dry, desert places, where … Continue reading The God who sees
Have you ever wished that Jesus would just talk to you audibly, clearly, without any vagueness or ambiguity at all? Jesus wants us to have a relationship with Him, to love Him with all of our hearts, minds, and souls, but it's sometimes hard because our relationship with Him doesn't work exactly the same way … Continue reading Hearing the voice of God
This is the ten million dollar question, and one that is used by many atheists to "prove" that their is no God. They question how a loving God could allow the pain and suffering that we see on the earth. How do we Christians respond when a non-believer asks us this question? The atheist simply … Continue reading Why do bad things happen to good people?
THE LORD'S PRAYER... Our Father, who Art in Heaven. Hallowed be thy Name! Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in HEAVEN. Lead us NOT into Temptation, but DELIVER us from the evil one! For Yours is the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory FOREVER!!! Amen! There are several scriptures … Continue reading Overcoming Temptation
Have you ever had one of those weeks that you just feel like, wow, I'm glad that week is over? Perhaps it was a week that was laden with temptation, sin, guilt, shame,and worry? Perhaps you did not live up to your own expectations, let alone those of your family, and especially God. What do … Continue reading God’s Mercies are new every day
When life goes wrong, we turn to prayer. When we need answers, we turn to prayer. When we feel helpless, we turn to prayer. But what is prayer?To whom do we pray?how do we pray? and does it really "work"? The answer to those questions, particularly the last question, will depend on who you ask. … Continue reading Does prayer “work”?