For The Love of Christ

What are you willing to do for Christ?  What are you willing to go without for Christ? We know the scandalous things we're willing to do for the the love of money: lie, steal, cheat, and to the extreme, murder. What are we willing to do for the love of Christ? I'm realizing that there…

Thankful For Faith

If I didn't have faith, I wouldn't have anything. As we celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday, I made up my mind to be THANKFUL FOR ALL THINGS and to ENJOY THE DAY.  This meant that we moved at our own pace, we didn't rush to do anything, actually we slept in!  But guess what?  We enjoyed the…

Stop Questioning, Start Believing

So often we find ourselves questioning, instead of believing.   We question ourselves, our abilities, our worth.  We question others, their motives, their reasonings.  And worst of all, we question God, His promises, and His Word. Help us, Lord. I'm finding that our questioning is really rooted in fear and insecurity.  We don't trust, so…

Chosen For Struggle

Have you ever thought that you have been chosen for your particular struggle? I'm reading Isaiah 43:2 this morning and this is what the Lord said to His chosen, redeemed nation. "When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through…

Order Is Everything

So much of our stress in life is a result of doing things out of order. We're running around worried about everything, forgetting that He told us if we keep our mind stayed on Him, He will keep us in perfect peace (Isaiah 26:3).  We rush trying to get things done, forgetting that we are…

It’s The Little Things

You don't realize how special the little things are until you're put in a position to see how special they really are. If we're not careful we will begin to take things for granted that we should be extremely thankful for.  We think things have to be like this, when really things could be a…