We are days away from Christmas day. Traditionally, the period leading up to Christmas is known as Advent, that time of darkness and looking toward the coming of the Messiah, who would redeem us from our sins, restore righteousness, and rescue us from our oppressors. Today, we look back at […]
Tag: trusting God
We are longing to belong, be loved, and be seen. We have feelings that arise in us that tell us there is something more. But, like looking through a window beading with condensation, we see something. Still, we cannot distinguish the shadowy images on the other side; with our longing […]
We live in a world where there is difficulty, trials and injustice happening every day. At times your life can be impacted because of the injustice in the world. Even so, the Psalmist in Psalm 37 instructs us on how we are to respond to the present difficulties impacting our […]
“holding fast the word of life.” Philippian 2:16 nkjv Hold on. “God, move this mountain and fill my bank account.” That is what many of our prayers sound like. We may not say those exact words, but we say similar things. The verse I quoted above about “holding on to […]
What is Keeping you from knowing the Love of the Father?
Lay down your load and follow Jesus. Do you know the love the Father has for you?
How much do we trust Christ? Do we know that God will take care of us? How are you treating others? Are you pushing people aside to get ahead, or are you laying your life down knowing that God will take care of you? Life is not about what you can take for yourself.
Not all situations are easy, and we fumble in the dark, trying to find a place or a purpose. We don’t always know how things will work out, and sometimes we think we made a wrong turn. Yet for me, Christ has been born in my heart, a light shining in the darkness. God knows my going and coming and is familiar with my ways.
I’m excited to kick off a new series called Through the Journal. In this series, we will be going through my journal and sharing thoughts I’ve written down about scripture and what God is doing in my life. God is at work, and as we will discover in this episode, […]
Maybe you are feeling upset over life choices. Sorrow and shame fill your heart. I want you to know that Jesus restores. Like Nehemiah riding into town to restore the city, Jesus rides into our lives.
I am not sure we all have burning bush experiences, the likes of Moses, but I know some things seem to shine in my mind that stir my heart. Things that make me wonder and cause me to stop and consider. Are we called to do things bigger than ourselves? […]