Death will arrive for us all at a time we do not expect. We MUST be ready!
When I feel worthless, hopeless, and an utter failure, God reminds me of the great price He paid for me.
The ground soaks up the sunshine and the rain. The grass grows in beauty and splendor. The wind brushes through the trees. The raven calls. The silence is deafening so creation fills the void. We are busy. Constantly moving. Constantly observing, talking, and rarely listening... The silence is deafening so creation fills the void. Why [...]
Jesus can take something broken, filthy, despised, and decrepit and make it new, fresh, and beautiful.
We are masters of not listening and shutting others off. Let’s determine to listen when others come in love to turn us back towards Christ and away from sin.
Communication is an important aspect of encouraging change in others, and having others encourage change in us. Communication is necessary. Let’s be diligent to improve our skills and function out of a heart of love in order to effect spiritual change in the lives of those we minister to.
There is a great passage in Scripture. It is found in Mark 6:1-6. Jesus has been out doing ministry and returns to His hometown. On the Sabbath, as He is teaching in the synagogue, the listeners begin to wonder where He got His wisdom and the ability to perform miracles. All they truly see when [...]
It has been way too long since I have taken the time to write. Of course, I have written plenty in my personal journals with ink on paper. I have been having some tough conversations with God. Spending a lot of time looking inward and discovering some areas yet to be dealt with. Yet, isn't [...]