Have you ever felt like at any moment the other shoe was going to drop? As though you weren't safe to feel happy or be at peace? Feeling this way makes it hard to feel joy. It makes us wrap ourselves in blankets of anxiety, as if we could keep ourselves safe from disappointment and... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
“…Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money, saying, “Give me this power also, so that anyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit.” But Peter said to him, “May your silver perish with you, because you thought... Continue Reading →
I was showing my son John how to use the Bible-Hub search engine (Bible.hub is some pretty nifty free online software for searching the Bible). So I asked him, "What do you want to look up?" He said, "Cup of water- like David's mighty men." (He is twelve.) So we typed it in, and next... Continue Reading →
It is only the fear of God that can deliver us from the fear of man. John Witherspoon
I take the girls, and we have a “Ladies Theological Society Meeting” -complete with Bible Study, prayer, and chocolate. And, my husband takes the boys to another room in the house, and does “Men for the Lord.” (Which, by the way, was quite an undertaking for those years when some of Dan’s ‘mighty men’ were still in feety-pajamas and needed to be in bed by 8:00 PM).
"And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. To him be the dominion forever and ever. Amen." 1 Peter 5:10-11 Jesus lived and died believing God, and so should we. Jesus lived... Continue Reading →
“If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all." Isaiah 7:9 "We must endure in our faith; in our belief and our trust in God. For the Scripture says, “…My righteous one shall live by faith, and if he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in Him” (Hebrews 10:38).... Continue Reading →
Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. But if anyone loves God, he is known by God. 1 Corinthians 8:1-3 So the crucial... Continue Reading →