When Fear Blinds You

Numbers 13:27-28 "They reported to Moses and said,"We went in to the land where you sent us and it certainly does flow with milk and honey and this is its fruit. But the people who live in the land are strong and the cities are fortified (walled) and very large; moreover, we saw there the descendants of [...]

Letting Go; Knowing Truth Can Help

  Living with stress sure causes problems! But how do we let go? My thoughts pressure me to try to stay in control, to get it all done, to please everyone and gain approval. Yet, when I work hard to make it happen and the outcome isn't what I hoped for I get frustrated and [...]

Pouring Out the Hurt in Your Heart

What do you do with the pain, frustration, or anger in your heart? Psalm 62:8 tells us that we should pour out our hearts to God. When I am feeling upset that is not what I consistently do. But I learned a very important lesson recently, a lesson worth sharing. I got off the phone, [...]

Growing in Grace through Soul Friendships

Are you growing in grace? Do you have friendships in your life that draw you closer to the Lord? The most important goal in life as a believer in Jesus Christ is to grow in knowing Him more and becoming more like Him. So, if that is your goal in life, then it only stands to [...]

Lord I Need You, I’m Afraid

Do you struggle with fear? I know I do. I learned to be afraid of storms as a child because of the fear demonstrated by two adults in my life. I continue to struggle with this fear even after all these years. Fear can paralyze me in an instant. A little over a year ago [...]

Equality at the Cross

Romans 3:23 tells us that "All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God."  We find equality at the cross. We find equality because: We all are sinful before a Holy God. Our sin is the reason for our need of a Savior. we all come to Jesus as sinners in need of [...]

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 [...]

Yield Your Mind

Health and wellness are very important topics, especially at the beginning of a new year. Many people are all hyped up about eating well and working out. There is much talk about losing inches, losing pounds, and throwing away sugar-laden foods. Our physical health is of utmost importance. Our bodies are the temple of God. But, [...]