Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone.The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard… Continue reading With thanksgiving!
Read Proverbs 1:2-6 To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and… Continue reading Seek wisdom
Joshua 1:8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. (ESV) What… Continue reading This Book of the Law
Sometimes, I don’t feel like it… Spending time in prayer, in the word, in reading spiritual works, etc… But should my feeling dictate my actions? Did Jesus feel like going to the cross? Of course not. He said “if it is possible, let this cup pass from me“… but also “yet not my will but… Continue reading When I don’t feel like it
It’s been awhile since I’ve been on here. I just have a quick thought to share today. I’m reminded of how in the Bible, not-so-great circumstances were often used by God as times of preparation. I just finished reading about Joseph. His being sold into slavery (by his brothers), being lied on (by Mrs. Potiphar)… Continue reading Preparation time
Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?” Gen 4:9 In Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus tells a story giving us a glimpse of what it will be like at His second coming. He also gives us some vital detail about living in the here and… Continue reading I AM my brother’s keeper
Different strokes for different folks…
Lord, help me be content with my lot!
Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.