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Grace and Mercy

Be Blessed


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During bible study, we talked about obedience to God and my Pastor asked us to read Deuteronomy 28 regarding the blessings and courses of obedience/disobedience.  Out of almost 100 people there, he asked who thought they were living in obedience AND receiving the blessings of obedience.  Only 2 people raised their hands…myself and 1 other person.  That […]

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The Illusion of Standing Firm

Restling with Sin

 “So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,he will also provide a way out so that you […]

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No Record

Forgiveness

If you want to learn how to forgive others, you must first learn how to forgive yourself. And if you want to learn how to forgive yourself, you must first understand just how much you have been forgiven and the love behind that forgiveness.

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Encourage Yourself


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“I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord In the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!” Psalm 27:13, 14 NKJV “And let us not be weary in […]

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Why I Do What I Do


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But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8 NIV) Do you ever wonder why I do what I do–tell you my business, pray for you and try to encourage you through weekly devotionals? Some might think it’s so that I can walk […]

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Who Are You Hiding From?


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“Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, ‘Where are you?’ He answered, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was […]

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Joy and Pain


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“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.  Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything” James 1:2-4 Do you ever wonder how they did it?  They being the disciples and followers […]

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Every Man’s Best Friend Part 2


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“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 “And the Lord said, ‘Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith […]

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Good Enough


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“For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.” Psalm 139:13-14 Unlike many, I did not watch the full funeral of Whitney Houston.  Instead I only saw 5 minutes of […]

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Seven Years


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“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” (2 Corinthians 5:17 NLT) “Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but […]

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