The Coronavirus and the ensuing economic crisis have left many of us fearful, anxious, and feeling depressed. What we need at this time is a word of peace. Really, what we all need at this time is a right understanding of the sovereignty of God. In this sermon, Brandon rightly says, "Resting in God's sovereignty gives us peace because it helps us to accept the things we can't control."
"... these seven prayer-pillars are not superfluous appendages to the design of my house- they are seven essential doctrines upon which I am building my life."
In honor of Mother's Day, I have posted this poem below. It is my desire that Christian mothers would be strengthened by the truths of this poem. I pray that each one of us that has been blessed with children would realize the incredible power that we have been entrusted with as the great influencers of our world.
In the midst of the current COVID-19 crisis, I have wondered what celebrating Passion Week is going to be like while physically separated from fellow believers and my church family. You probably have too. I mean, I think we can all admit that church is different now - or at least it feels different now.... Continue Reading →
Christine Hoover left no friendship stone unturned. She writes about new friends, old friends, neighbor friends, long-distance friends, church friends, unchurched friends, and, conversely, the feelings of being friendless.
In all things motherly, we must act in faith, relying on God for both the immediate and eternal outcomes of the souls of our children.
Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith Author: Michael Reeves Pages: 135 Suggested Reading Level: Average / High School Reading Reflection: Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith informed my understanding of the Trinity and impacted me in a profound and personal way. The book did this by showing me that God... Continue Reading →
And he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the vinedresser, ‘Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down. Why should it... Continue Reading →
Knowing this makes living in a broken, fallen world possible. It makes work more meaningful and relationships more valuable. It is an anchor on the stormy days and a powerful gust of wind in our sails on the bright, glorious days. It is the epic – in an epic life (and in a not-so-epic life, too). It is the absolute – in a life lived to the absolute fullest extent. The end for which the beginning begins, and the beginning which gives us grace for every end that we must endure.