The Path of Surrender for God’s Greater Glory

"Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me, yet not my will, but yours be done."  Luke 22:42 Beautiful surrender to the will of God for the glory of God, that is what Jesus shows us there in the Garden of Gethsemane. He shares the sorrow and agony of His heart, asks for a [...]

Growing in Grace through Watching and Praying

We are quickly approaching Easter, and now especially, we should be living mindful of what Jesus did for us and be thinking about the importance of His words. There in the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus tells His disciples to "watch and pray" as He goes on to talk to His Father. A command of three [...]

Prayer as Demonstrated in the Bible

The importance of prayer was instilled in me from little on. As a young girl my Opah taught me much about Jesus. We lived by my grandparents. Each Sunday evening my brother and I would have "church" with them. My Opah would be the "pastor", Omah would be the congregation, and my brother and I [...]

God is Gracious

What does the graciousness of God mean to you? The word gracious means to show kindness to those who are inferior, and to be filled with compassion. Grace is defined as unmerited favor. These words are a perfect description of who God is and how He has acted and continues to act towards us. God's [...]

Grace

Is your heart imprisoned by sin? God's grace can set you free. What role does grace play in your life? How significant does your sin have to be in order for you to feel the need to repent? Sin made its way into the human race through Adam and Eve. But before the foundations of [...]

Yield Your Tongue

"I can't believe I said that, I never meant to hurt her." "I never would have told him that if I would have known he would respond like that." "What can I do now? I can't take the words back." The book of James tell us that our tongues are untamable. The tongue is beyond [...]