Our country and the world over is gripped by this pandemic. The pain, suffering and losses felt get closer and closer to home. God can give us the peace and power we need to push through- to keep on keeping on. Psalm 29 A psalm of David. 1 Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.2 Ascribe… Continue reading God of peace and strength
The Problem Satan, the great deceiver, clothed himself as a serpent, one of God’s good creatures, and set out to trick Adam and Eve into disobeying their good and gracious God. After creating Adam and Eve, God had told them not to eat of the fruit of a certain tree in the Garden of Eden.… Continue reading How Do I Have a Relationship with God?
You have searched me, Lord , and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you, Lord , know it completely. You… Continue reading Is God Good?
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”John 16:33 "What happened to Jesus will happen with the disciple. Tribulation came to Jesus and tribulation will be the experience of His disciples. However, since Jesus… Continue reading Jesus overcomes the world!
Have you ever found yourself frustrated by people who aren’t paying attention in traffic and inevitably force you to slam on your brakes? I certainly have. After an eye roll and a possible snarky comment and perhaps even a hand "signal", does this reaction make you feel better or set up the rest of your… Continue reading Forgiving Offenses
Psalm 97 1 The Lord reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice. 2 Clouds and thick darkness surround him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. 3 Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side. 4 His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles. 5 The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth. 6 The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all peoples… Continue reading The Lord reigns
Most of us are naturally impatient and do not like waiting for anything. In this world, in these uncertain times, we face many dangers, trials, unstable economies, war, diseases, starvation, relationship problems, financial distress, the list goes on… however, our expectations are seldom met, often changed by things completely out of our control, and so,… Continue reading Everything in it’s time – Build
Maybe God isn’t who you think He is. He’s much better. This series will help you identify some Christian clichés we’ve all heard somewhere before but they are actually un-biblical lies. These clichés although innocent, are harmful to our faith and they keep far too many believers stuck in spiritual immaturity. Let's replace these clichés… Continue reading #1 Lies Christians Believe
Move from idleness to encouragement 1 The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;2 for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters. Psalm 24:1-2 My hope today is that you will benefit deeply from this post, during these difficult and unprecedented times, as it points you toward… Continue reading Encouragement during COVID-19 lockdown
Living a life with a thankful heart, a life filled with gratitude is the way of life that Christ commands of his followers. Christ defeated sin and continues to preserve good through us. Scriptures Philippians 2:12-15 NIVTherefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more 12 Therefore, my… Continue reading A Heart Full of Thanks