"... 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."
"My husband changed after we married. He would not look at me, talk to me or even say my name... As time went on and four children later, I thought of suicide... ...I began to search the Word for a way out of my marriage commitment...
In 1953 I was married in the Catholic Church. God gave us four boys and four girls. In 1974, my oldest daughter was invited to a service in a Baptist church, and I gave her my permission to go there.
"Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread." (1 Corinthians 10:17 ESV) There are several believers in our church fellowship that are gluten-free. So, a few nights ago my husband asked me to find a gluten-free bread recipe to prepare for this Sunday’s... Continue Reading →
God gave us a new hope, a new Spirit, a new heart, and a new life, but He did not give us a new past: He decided to leave our pasts with us for the time being. God did this because He gets more glory by transforming our pasts than erasing them. Taken from Walking... Continue Reading →
The Lord said, “Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:27). If you think about it, that is a frighteningly emphatic statement. If we don’t bear our own crosses and follow after Jesus, we cannot be His disciples; not being Christ’s disciple means dying in our... Continue Reading →
Elisabeth Elliot on Leaving Self Behind by Forgiving Others Yesterday, I wrote that we can forgive those that have hurt us- because our God is sovereign. This link will take you to an Elisabeth Elliot message on the topic of forgiveness. It is a great word for any woman that needs to hear a straightforward... Continue Reading →
10 Ways that Modesty Fulfills the Law of Love Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two... Continue Reading →
Dressed to Kill: Thinking Biblically About Modest & Immodest Clothing by Robert G. Spinney Weighing in at only 29 pages, Dr. Robert Spinney’s booklet Dressed to Kill:Thinking Biblically About Modest & Immodest Clothing is a short and sweet manifesto on modesty. I liked the way that Dr. Spinney addressed the issues of modesty and immodesty... Continue Reading →
Proverbs 11:22 says, "Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion." It is from the plat-form of this verse that I share the following small compilation of web-based resources that can be helpful in destroying the practice of the idolatry of immodesty in our own lives. More... Continue Reading →