Are We Guilty of Selective Hearing?

On Monday morning, Hubby asked the kids if they would like to go to Chili's then watch fireworks this weekend. The keywords being this weekend. Ade turned to me and asked, "We're going to Chili's tonight?" He had half-listened to the conversation, picked out the words that interested him most, and tuned out the rest,... Continue Reading →

Why We Need Jesus.

A few weeks ago, God told me to read the book of Job. You can imagine my reaction. It's been slow going for me because I want to make sure that I am getting the message that God is speaking to me. In truth, I have never read the full book. I know the story,... Continue Reading →

At the Red Sea

What does it mean to trust God? Why does it seem like our faith in Him is tested over and over again? If we were to answer these questions, I'd suggest asking the Israelites who walked out of Egypt. They saw some of God's miraculous works––I won't say most miraculous but they were pretty awesome––and... Continue Reading →

Dwelling in the House of God.

Do you ever read something and are just hit with the profoundness of it? I have been studying the Psalms and the other day I read Psalm 84, sometimes titled Longing for God's House. I have been asking God to show me the treasure within His word as I study it and because of this... Continue Reading →

Lord of the Waters.

The voice of the Lord is upon the waters; the God of glory thunders; The Lord is over many waters.Psalm 29:3 Photo by Skylar Kang on Pexels.com Different Waters Psalm 29:3 speaks of the Lord being over waters twice. We could dismiss that as a simple repetition, but if we look closely, David uses the... Continue Reading →

Anointed with Oil.

When you think of being anointed with oil, what do you think of? Like me, do you first think of being empowered by the Holy Spirit for something? What does being anointed by the Holy Spirit even mean? In one of the most famous and most quoted Psalms, The Shepherd Psalm, David speaks in the... Continue Reading →

With Your Sword. With Your Hand.

Today I want to bring you some insight from a passage in Psalm 17. Before I do, I want to remind us of a very known bible verse that we constantly quote. It's the one from Ephesians 6 and I love how the CJB versions puts it. For we are not struggling against human beings,... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Name?

Among these were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah of the tribe of Judah. And the chief of the eunuchs gave them names: Daniel he called Belteshazzar, Hananiah he called Shadrach, Mishael he called Meshach, and Azariah he called Abednego.Daniel 1:6-7 ESV Nebuchadnezzer brought these youths into his fold. He tok them from their suffering (the... Continue Reading →

A Light to My Feet.

You know that moment when the lights in a theater go down and the entire room becomes dark? In the darkness do you ever notice the glaring red EXIT signs? What about the tiny lights placed along the pathway to lead you to safety? God's Word is a lot like those little safety lights. Your... Continue Reading →

Without Measure.

...God does not give him His Spirit sparingly or by measure, but boundless is the gift God makes of His Spirit!John 3:34 God doesn't allot us a certain amount of His Spirit every day and if we use up the amount, that's it, no more. God pours out His Spirit without measure. Our operation within... Continue Reading →

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