The Bible is full of one-liners that cut to the quick, and Genesis 18:15 is one of those. “......No, but you did laugh.” Sarah had denied laughing to herself when God told her that she would indeed bear a child. Based on her age, she reasoned herself too old even though God had told her, … Continue reading Did You Just Laugh?
When the Pharisee who was the host saw what was happening and who the woman was, he said to himself, "This proves that Jesus is no prophet. If God had really sent Him, He would know what kind of woman is touching Him. She's a sinner!" Then Jesus spoke up and answered his thoughts. "Simon," … Continue reading Thoughts Matter
"This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him." 1 John 5:14-15 Have you ever received a prayer … Continue reading Heart of God Prayers❤️
"A Bible which is falling apart usually belongs to someone who's not!" Are you falling apart? Where's your Bible right now? Is it on your bookshelf, in your car, on your desk, nightstand, or you're not sure? How often do you read your Bible? Daily, weekly, yearly, or you can't remember the last time you … Continue reading What’s Your Reason for Not Reading the Bible?
I don't like being idle, it makes me anxious. I get the feeling, "I should be doing something." God is not a fan of idleness. Idle Words: Matthew 12:36 "And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak." Idle Lives: Proverbs 19:15 Lazy people sleep … Continue reading Idleness
Can you trust the Bible? Some believe the Bible is a book of fables and made-up stories. Could they be right? Whether you believe the Bible is trustworthy or fiction, it is: The best-selling book of all time, with an estimated 5 billion copies sold and distributed. (Guinness World of Records as of 1995) The world's … Continue reading Can You Trust the Bible?
My son says I repeat myself. You know, I say the same thing twice, and he's right! Usually, to my son, I repeat myself when explaining something vital because I want to make sure that he "gets it!" (if you know what I mean!)😉 Sometimes when trying to explain a concept, I will repeat myself … Continue reading Repeat and Remind
There's no more dependable quote about Oklahoma's weather than the one made by Will Rogers! To let you know how accurate that quote is, yesterday, we experienced temperatures dropping from 60 to 20 degrees, a thunderstorm, hail, and snow all within 24 hours! Today started out cloudy with sleet and snow. Presently, it is sunny, … Continue reading God’s Mercy
One of the questions on a recent WordPress "tag" was, "How many times a day do you look in the mirror?" The tag wasn't sent to me, but I took the time to answer it for myself. Unless there's a mirror over the sink, I don't make many efforts to look, but by the end … Continue reading Reflection
Influence: The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the outcome itself. My heart's desire is to influence others to follow after Jesus Christ. I know many of you have the same passion, too. The Bible says, "Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give … Continue reading Influence