What Happens When God’s Promise Changes Things?
God always fulfills His promises. Are you ready for change? Joseph had an amazing promise from God. He would be elevated above his brothers, and they would revere him! But it took years of waiting and preparing before that promise was fulfilled. And when it did, the real work began! We see the same thing when […]
Beyond words, good deeds
And let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds” Hebrews 10:24 We’ve all heard the saying, “actions speak louder than words”. And that is definitely true when communicating the Good News of Jesus to those who do not know Him. They need to see how God changes people who are broken, wounded, […]
The importance of making spiritual choices in your life
We all face limitless little choices every day: what time to get up; how to exercise, if at all; what to eat at each meal; how to dress; what to watch, read, attend; do I answer that call, text, email; and the list goes on. Then there are the bigger choices we face in life: […]
Want to know God’s ultimate plan for you?
I know God’s ultimate plan for you! You may think me presumptuous – but it’s true. He has laid it out plainly in His Word. It is the big overarching theme of the Bible. It is revealed through the lives of the men and women we read about there, and also written about in the […]
Living a life of no regrets
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” Ecc. 3: 1 A Different Track When I was 38 I was still single, never married, and quite satisfied. But it wasn’t always that way. Growing up I dreamed of marrying, raising children and cheering my husband on in his career. Not in my […]
Time and Seasons
I have been pondering recently how to navigate a new season in which I find myself. As I did, the Lord brought to mind Eccelsiastes 3:1, which in the NKJV says, “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven:” There is then a list of different times we can experience in life both […]
The key to lasting happiness
Would you like the key to happiness? Is it money, fame, power, adoration? Nope, none of those. But I can tell you what it is! Does that sound too good to be true? It’s not! The key to happiness and quite a bit more is spelled out by the writer of Psalm 119. I know […]
To Have Victory, Don’t Give the Devil a Foothold!
We didn’t realize we had holes in our walls. But, one night as we were watching TV, I saw a mouse dash across our living room floor and disappear. Not thoroughly convinced at what I saw, I hoped it was just a shadow. But the next day I saw evidence in my pantry that it […]
Two Secrets About God’s Provision
I was always a good student. But as a teenager I did not have much interest in or the money to go to college. My parents encouraged me to go, so in obedience to them, I started the process. I applied for scholarships to a few schools, but things were not looking good. Then my […]
3 Things You Can do to Make Your Foundation Firm
Firm foundations are important. A faulty one will make the whole building unstable. One Sunday on the way to church, our son, Andrew, who was 15 at the time, declared, “I’m going to make a tree house today.” When we got home, bounded into the backyard looking for a prime location and we watched him […]