I woke up feeling discouraged this morning. I’ve been going through another rough week health-wise (nothing serious, just a few lingering things), and am impatient to feel better. And I was moping around, feeling sorry for myself and whining to God, and He gently nudged me and reminded me: focus on something else. As in, stop […]
This week I’ve been reading from Numbers and Revelation. And you may wonder, as I did, what connections there are between those two books. One is history, one is prophecy. One is the old covenant, one is the new. One deals with Israel alone, the other deals with all the redeemed from all ages. One […]
Have you ever felt weary of doing what you know God wants you to do? Maybe you’re not seeing the results you hoped for, or maybe it’s just a whole lot harder than you thought it would be. I totally get it. The past few years it’s been so easy to get discouraged and wearied […]
Last night we had the privilege of fellowshipping with our pastor and his wife, and a few other couples in the same stage of life as us (ie, young marrieds without kids). I dearly love my friends who are moms, and my friends who aren’t married, but it was so refreshing to spend time with people who can completely relate to where we are in life. And to have that spiritual connection with them as well… even though we hadn’t known each other long, we still had that common bond of Jesus Christ that gave us instant fellowship. It was such a blessing!
“O LORD, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill?” Who is worthy to be a sojourner with God, or a visitor in His dwelling place? What are the qualifications for abiding with God? What must our lives look like if we are to be part of God’s family? A […]
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places“ (Ephesians 1:3). What are some of these spiritual blessings with which we have been blessed? The book of Ephesians list a plethora of blessings, all for our benefit: “he chose us […]
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive […]