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Grace

Health issues can be challenging. As we age, they seem to increase daily. I look forward to the new body God promises us when we are home with the Lord. “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await… Read More ›

God’s Timing

God sets an appointed time to fulfill His plans and purposes. He is never too soon or too late to act. His schedule is perfect. We can put our faith, hope, and confidence in God’s divine timing. “For the revelation… Read More ›

Called To Be Encouragers!

Words of encouragement are powerful! They can make a huge difference in a person’s day! When feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or fearful, a kind word filled with hope spurs us on in our journey. Jesus understood this, practiced it, and stressed… Read More ›

One Thing Needful

If I asked you, What is the one thing needful in your life? How would you reply? There is no mistaking what the one thing needful is in Luke 10:40-42. Although Jesus recognized Martha’s feelings of annoyance, and surely appreciated… Read More ›

Homeless

Jesus knew what it was to be a homeless man. He spent the better part of three years depending on the charity of others. During His public ministry, Jesus did a lot of walking! Taking accounts from Scripture we can… Read More ›

Connected To God

God did not need us. He is perfect and complete. However, God wants us. Unlike the angels, God created man in His image and calls us His children. It is His will to establish a personal relationship with us. “So… Read More ›

The Beauty of Perseverance

Perseverance is vital to Christians. The Bible speaks of our need to persevere through trials and testings. Perseverance allows one to continue in a course of action even in the face of adversity, without regard to discouragement. No matter the… Read More ›

Waiting

Waiting requires patience and most of us fall short when it comes to this fruit of the Spirit. Life is filled with lessons that require patience. As humans, we want circumstances, desires, and other things immediately. We don’t like to… Read More ›

Chaos and Confustion

The world is under the confusion of the devil. What’s wrong seems right (like abortion) and what’s right (good relationship with Israel) seems wrong. He uses confusion to rob us of our peace. When circumstances leave us bewildered and life… Read More ›

Give Thanks At All Times

This Presidential election has knocked most everyone sideways, whether you voted for Biden or Trump. The up-in-the-air results and delayed announcement regarding the leader of our nation have been a real “nail biter.” Some Christians find themselves asking God, why?… Read More ›

Jesus, Our Ladder

We don’t know the exact time and date of when ladders were invented, but it is believed the first ones date back several thousand years. Ladders are used when we need to move up or down between two different levels…. Read More ›

Smoke and Incense

Historic wildfires are burning millions of acres and destroying homes and entire towns in California, Oregon, and Washington state. In Oregon, more than 40,000 people have fled their homes. Fire brings about smoke and, in the Bible, sin and wicked… Read More ›

Dirty Spectacles

I hate wearing glasses. They get lost, knocked off, bent, and you can’t wear them while swimming or sleeping. They require care and maintenance. Furthermore, they get fogged up and dirty. It’s surprising how quickly my glasses get smudged and… Read More ›

Perseverance

Perseverance is a life skill for the body and spirit. Children are taught to persevere by setting goals and facing their challenges. By doing so, they learn the joy of fulfilling an ambition through hard work and practice. They can’t… Read More ›

Rain

In the Bible, rain is a symbol of God’s blessing or His displeasure. Rain can bring refreshment, enable crop growth, and help produce a bounty of fruit. On the other hand, too much or the lack of rain can bring… Read More ›

Be Still

When we are still and surrendered to God, we find peace, even if the earth is in an uproar and chaos surrounds us. A call to be still is an encouragement filled with wisdom. But what exactly does it mean?… Read More ›

Hope

Life is certainly changing. We are told that we must adapt to a new normal. This has many of us depressed and overwhelmed. If our future is not secured and satisfied by God, we are going to be excessively anxious…. Read More ›

Shipwrecked

Saul of Tarsus is known worldwide as one of the greatest Christian missionaries. His inspired writings cover a large portion of the New Testament. He was born to Jewish parents who possessed Roman citizenship. As a Pharisee and a member… Read More ›

Fear Not!

We are presently living through turbulent times. With the volatile stock market, many folks are worried about their retirement funds. As the Corona Virus escalates, Americans are panicking. An ugly frenzy over how much toilet paper to buy, not to… Read More ›

This Generation

It is no mistake that you were born into this time, this generation. God marked out your appointed time in history and the boundaries of your habitation. You were not given any say as to which family or nationality you… Read More ›

Wings of God

It is written that God made man in His image. There are many references in the Bible that depict God as having wings. This is a metaphorical depiction and symbol of His love and protection. “So God created mankind in… Read More ›