There are many things Christians say and believe that aren't necessarily Biblical. I read an article the other day and it got me thinking. I, myself, have said and thought some of the other things. The one that really got to me was the statement: We are all Children of God. It is true that … Continue reading Children of God?
"Every branch in me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit." - John 15:2 I am always amazed at the power of prayer. This has been a tough year for me and I have spent a lot of … Continue reading Making some changes
I am one of the worst about beating myself up about past wrongs and mistakes I have made in my life. God's mercy and grace cover a multitude of sins. I have to remind myself that a mistake is a mistake. I need to recognize that I made it, repent, ask for forgiveness and take … Continue reading Accept His Mercy
Philippians 1:6 (NLT) I finally did it. I enrolled in college to get my Associates Degree in Ministry and Leadership at Grace Bible College. I have felt God's call to ministry for several years. It has been a very strong call for the past year. If you remember, I thought I was ready for … Continue reading Beginning a Good Work
Sitting with my grandma the past three weeks, I spent a lot of time holding and memorizing her hands. Those beautiful hands have done so much for me. They clapped for me, wiped tears, held my hand when I was scared and patted me on the back. I watched her cook, peel potatoes, color Easter … Continue reading Grandma’s Hands
My husband gave me a small Bible for me to carry in my purse several years ago. I always carry it with me. I carried my purse and a bag out to my car after work today. After I set the bag down, I noticed my purse was lighter. I had taken my Bible out … Continue reading The Weight of His Word
So often, we will turn the page when what we really need to do is close the book. I am talking about keeping people in our lives because we are afraid of what will happen if we don't. They can be friends, co workers, and even family. Recently, there have been a few people I … Continue reading Turn the page or close the book?