“and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.” (Ephesians 6:15) We know that wearing the shoes of the gospel of peace is for our benefit of having peace in troubling times. But what about the troubling times with others that we can sometimes get drawn into?
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.“ (Jeremiah 29:11) It’s funny what you think you hear people say sometimes, thinking you’re hearing one thing when in fact it’s something different altogether. What
Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies. (Proverbs 31:10) There are days when I look at Proverbs 31 and think “how can any woman be that type of wife. This woman is superwoman!” She gets up early before the sun rises (I can barely pull myself out of
It always amazes me how God uses the simplest things to get His point across to us…
“The Jewish people all know the way I have lived ever since I was a child, from the beginning of my life in my own country, and also in Jerusalem. They have known me for a long time and can testify, if they are willing, that I conformed to the strictest sect of our religion,
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. (James 1:2-4) We’ve all had those days where it starts out great and
“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him, since you are going through the same struggle you saw I had, and now hear that I still have.” (Philippians 1:29-30) Sometimes it seems as though there are periods of time we
But when they saw it, they all complained, saying, “He has gone to be a guest with a man who is a sinner.” (Luke 19:7) In Chapter 18, prior to Jesus coming into Jericho, Jesus encountered a blind man who simply wanted Jesus to heal him and help him to see. As the man cried
One of my pet peeves is taking the time to clean up and have someone come behind me and make a mess shortly after. A mother can really identify with this.,,
There are days I can so identify with Martha, the sister of Lazarus. Sometimes I’m so concerned about what needs to be done or how something looks or “smells”, that I can neglect the quiet times with the Lord.