Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mindPsalm 26:2 I’m taking a Christian Leadership Development course with Randy Stewart, Friends of Tyrannus. As part of the Emotional Health and Development of Jesus Follower course, we are to complete self-assessments. This week’s assessment is self-awareness. As Christians, I think we feel as … Continue reading Examine Me, Lord
The Scalpel and the Sword
Remind them of these things, and charge them before God not to quarrel about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers. Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. But avoid irreverent babble, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness, and … Continue reading The Scalpel and the Sword
I am woman. Hear the Word of the Lord!
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36 The voice is a powerful thing. Whether it's a voice saying you aren’t good enough or the voice of God saying He created you for a purpose and He knew you before you were formed in your mother's womb -- the … Continue reading I am woman. Hear the Word of the Lord!
“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Even on the male and female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit." Joel 2:28-29 … Continue reading #StartARevelation
The Good Shepherd
Dedicated to Pastor Steven & Barbie Hepting. By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. I John 3:16 I used to work for someone for whom every task I did seemed to go off the rails. The simplest … Continue reading The Good Shepherd
My husband and I met at a church function for a church I’d just started attending when I moved from another state. We knew very early on the connection between us was bigger than just attraction. We dated for almost two years prior to getting married. When we discussed getting married, we prayed and … Continue reading The Red-Rover
In It Together
Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing. And we urge you, brethren, to recognize those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves. Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are … Continue reading In It Together
Don’t Forget The Offering
No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. Matthew 6:24 Why do most of us get out of bed in the morning? Money. We're required to work … Continue reading Don’t Forget The Offering
Who are you?
“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and … Continue reading Who are you?
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. … Continue reading I Choose