It is assumed David wrote Psalms 61, 62, & 63 during a time of refuge. Perhaps when he escaped during Absalom’s rebellion or when he was hiding in the wilderness after Saul tried to kill him. Regardless the reason, David shows us how to trust God, worship God and pray to God no matter our… Read More Praying with Psalms
We cannot control when bad things happen nor the decisions of others that affect our lives and disturb our routines, but we can control how we react to the inconveniences. We can be in constant prayer to respond to others and hard times with the same grace God extends to us. Further, constant prayer and… Read More Our Refuge
Everywhere we go, there seems to be a time of waiting: car line at school, at the bank, at the grocery store, doctor’s office, etc. For me, waiting during some of those times can be very hard (especially a doctor’s office). I tend to think about all the other things I could be doing or… Read More Worth the Wait
GOOD MORNING! SMILE! God loves YOU! And that IS something to smile about! He gave YOU this beautiful Monday! God sent His son, Jesus to save YOU from sin and death! Yes, indeed, God loves YOU! Through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, a spiritual re-birth and eternal life can be ours. But we… Read More Who are You Walking With?
The local Bible study I am leading is studying the book of James this summer. As I have mentioned before, the book of James is a straight-forward, simple guide to Christian living. A great introduction for new believers and an excellent book to review and discuss with fellow believers. Try it sometime! In chapter 2,… Read More Christians Cannot Choose Who to Love
Many times, non-believers will say, “why be saved? If I get saved, then I will have to do what God wants me to do. And, why?” The reason is simple. A child of God must obey God because God said so – just as He told Abraham: “When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to… Read More Why Do We Obey God?
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). God intended earth to be a perfect paradise for His beloveds: US. Why? Because He loves us. All God wants in return is our love and obedience. He loves us unconditionally. He created us. He created a big, beautiful world for us. If… Read More Grace in the Eyes of the Lord
God’s words – God’s truth – begins in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, written by Noah. “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” – Genesis 1:1 God created a world for us to live in and enjoy. He created a man (Adam) and a woman (Eve) to start our heritage. “then… Read More Priceless Dust
We tend to think love is an emotion. But love is an action. God is the source of love; love in action. He sacrificed his only son, Jesus, to die for our sins. Therefore, Jesus is the greatest example of love. He lived, He died, and He rose for US. When we accept God’s gift… Read More The Law of Love
Tomorrow is Mother’s Day; the traditional holiday set aside for honoring our mothers. Many of us will be able to spend time with our mother this weekend, while others will have to settle for phone calls, Skype, or Facetime. What ever time you have with your mother this weekend, I pray it is precious and… Read More One More Thing about Mother’s Day