Triumph Through Trials

Through. That’s a difficult word. It is a word that denotes the presence of pain, of facing a situation and knowing we can’t stay there. We believe the idea that God has bigger and better things for us, but the chasm between the ‘here’ and ‘there’ seems daunting. So, often, we stay in an uncomfortable […]

Dare to Not Compare

Imagine for a moment that you are a soldier in boot camp. You’re away from your home and all that feels secure. The physical demands are probably the toughest you’ve ever faced. You’re physically and mentally exhausted; and you’re strictly running on the grit of your determination. You have a goal, and that’s what keeps […]

Why Worry?

Jesus tells us in Matthew 6:25-33 (NKJV) – “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the […]

Freedom in the Spirit

Do you live in freedom?  God’s Word’s says, “Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom” (2 Corinthians 3:17 NIV).  We also read in Galatians 5:1 NIV, “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.” God is teaching me about the power, freedom, joy, […]

Life with Purpose

God has a magnificent purpose for your life.  He always has, and He always will.  Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”   In Psalm 139:13-16 we read, “For You formed my […]

What is Truth?

What is truth? Webster’s Dictionary defines truth as “constancy,” “sincerity in action, character, and utterance,” and/or “the body of real things, events, and facts.” God is all these things, but is His truth what you base your life on? Some people do and some people don’t. For example, look at Pontius Pilate. Maybe that name […]