“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;”James 1:19 ESV I got in trouble a lot for talking in school. My grade-school report cards were chocked full of BIG, red check marks for “talking too much in class.” In the 4th grade, no thanks to … Continue reading Do You Talk Too Much, Too?
Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Ephesians 6:13 Contrary to what you may think, your spouse, children, friends, job, etc., are not the source of your struggles. The Bible tells us … Continue reading The Sweet Smell of Victory
This school year I've had the privilege of teaching children with special needs, specifically children who are delayed leaners. Everyday is a challenge for them. What they know one day they might not know the next, so I teach the same things over and over and pray one day it sticks! Repetition is the name … Continue reading 4 + 4 = 8 (Always!)
Have you ever wondered why you carry around your burdens? Is it because you're the only one you can trust to carry them? If you gave them to God, what would you do with a burden-free mind? After all, they are YOUR burdens! Imagine what would happen if you gave your burdens to God. Could … Continue reading Burden-Free Mind
In panic I cried out, “I am cut off from the Lord!” But you heard my cry for mercy and answered my call for help. Psalms 31:22 NLT David had a moment of panic when he thought he might have been cut off from God. Close your eyes and think for a moment how he … Continue reading Panic Prayers
“The Lord hears His people when they call to Him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles.”Psalms 34:17 Do you need rescued today? Cry out, step out and trust God to keep His Word! Great is God’s Faithfulness! Deb
The church needs revival and revival begins with you and with me. Who hasn’t heard or said that before? More times than not, we’re eager to admit and agree “the church” needs revival, but what good does that do if we’re not willing to examine our own hearts? What good does it do if we … Continue reading Examine, Repent, Return, REPEAT
When was the last time you got riled up without hearing all the facts? Every day people are becoming more skeptical and untrusting over the dumbest things! "Jumping" to conclusions has become the latest exercise! We have ceased to believe the best in people and automatically assume the worst. Giving people the benefit of the … Continue reading All Riled Up!
Photo by Lorena Martu00ednez on Pexels.com Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. Colossians 4:6 When was the last time someone asked you about your faith? I can remember the last time I shared my faith, but I … Continue reading Sharing the Good News
You can spend a lot of time "praying about" things and not know if you're praying about the right thing! When I go to the Lord in prayer, I want to know that my prayers agree with the heart of God. Praying the heart of God comes from reading, knowing, and memorizing the Word of … Continue reading Praying The Heart of God