The Ugly Truth About Self-reflection

Behold, You desire truth in the inner being; make me therefore to know wisdom in my inmost heart. Psalm 51:6 AMP How often have you allowed a few days, weeks, or months to pass before reading the Bible? How often have you pursued your own desires and the pleasures of this world? How often do…

It’s Not Just About Sunday

How can I stand in a corporate setting and say, “God I love you, God I need you, you’re my everything…Oh but I haven’t even opened your Word, or spent time communing with you this week?” We cannot begin to adore (worship) a God and bring Him praise when we haven’t begun to know Him….

It will be well..

He set my feet upon a rock, steadying my footsteps and establishing my path. Psalm 40:2b AMP 2018 came in with a vengeance. On top of seeing snow in unexpected places this year, we have seen a number of tragedies, deaths, illnesses, among other life-altering challenges. It’s almost as if the bottom fell out and…

What On Earth Am I Here For?

And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from…

God’s Got You

Proverbs 3:26 (ERV) You can trust the Lord to protect you. He will not let you fall into harm.  Trusting God has become a new buzz word. It is thrown around so loosely that we forget it’s connotation. Anytime we are going through challenging times the first words off the lips of others is normally…

Prayer for Courage

The Spirit God gave us does not make us afraid. His Spirit is a source of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 ERV Father, I so long to be bold and courageous as You have called me. I understand that You have not given me a spirit of fear, but of power, love,…

Stretched…

We must be able to recognize stress points in our lives and when we need a time out. Otherwise we find ourselves stretched beyond our breaking point. If this is you today, I want to pray for you. Lord, I cry out for those that are at the point of breaking. Those that have been…

It’s all about control

Matthew 5:13 (MSG) “Let me tell you why you are here. You’re here to be salt-seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth. If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste godliness? You’ve lost your usefulness and will end up in the garbage. Can you face a situation that is out of your…

Don’t Throw It All Away

So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord. Remember the great reward it brings you! 36 Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that he has promised. Hebrews 10:35-36 (NLT) God is not slack concerning His promises to…

A simple Thank You 

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13 NLT