Do you have something in your life that you are agonizing over, or that is causing you great distress? Do you have family or friends who are pulling you to do something or support something that you know is outside of the Will of God? Are you being "guilted" into supporting something that makes you … Continue reading Are we ready to make our stand?
Today, I was reading my morning devotional, and I was struck not only by the Devotional itself, but also the Scripture verses that accompanied it. This particular devotional was a powerful reminder of how God protects His Children from the storms of life. In the Devotional, we learn that a 12 year old Girl living … Continue reading Signed, sealed, and delivered
Blessings to all of you on this beautiful fall day! May God's Grace and joy flow over each of your lives, your health, your finances, your families and your loved ones. I ran across a very simple, child-like video today that does a wonderful job of explaining God's Gospel of Grace in about 5 minutes. … Continue reading Are you a “good person”?
In these last days, we are living in a world where civility and decency have been discarded like yesterday's trash. When movies that glorify the hunting down and killing of political opponents for sport are being produced and celebrated, well, I can only say I would never have imagined our world could degrade so far. … Continue reading The pearl of Greatest price
You may have heard Christians using the phrase "I'm a born again Christian", and you may be wondering what in the world does that mean? You aren't alone. A Jewish Pharisee named Nicodemus visited Jesus secretly, at night, to ask Him this very question. You see, Nicodemus had to visit Jesus in secret because the … Continue reading What does it mean to be “born again”?
The Greek name for the book of Revelation, A·po·kaʹly·psis (apocalypse), means “Uncovering” or “Disclosure.” This name indicates the meaning of Revelation—it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written. The apostle John penned the Revelation at the age of 92 while exiled as a prisoner of Rome on … Continue reading The seven Churches of Revelation
Today is an absolutely BEAUTIFUL day in my hometown! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and although it is pretty hot, it is absolutely beautiful outside. What an awesome summer day. The Lord says "Today is the day that the Lord has made, let us REJOICE and be GLAD in it!" A couple … Continue reading Faith Vs Works
Something that gives me hope each day is knowing that in the midst of our daily struggles, trials, temptations, and suffering, our God has a plan that is bigger than each of us, a plan to give us a future and a hope (Jeremiah 29:11). As we go about our daily grind, we can often … Continue reading The two shall become one ❤
Why did Ezekiel describe the bones in the valley as "dry"? In the Bible a Valley can be a literal place; however, spiritually speaking a valley often describes a very low point in a person's life. In Ezekiel 37, we have a picture of a valley, a very low place, filled with dry bones. The … Continue reading Can these dry bones live?
Water, in the Bible, is often used to describe the Holy Spirit. Jesus said, John 7:37-39: If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. 38 He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed … Continue reading The Former & Latter Rains