Month: July 2014

God’s Wisdom ~ When You Are Shaken

WHEN YOU ARE SHAKEN And you shall remember the whole way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ When You Are Shaken

Are You a Spiritual Orphan?

Do you live in fear of embarrassment and humiliation? Do you struggle to find enough comfort to feel better? Do you hide your pain because there's no one to turn to?   Listen to Christine's interview where she shares ten orphan ways of living.  She … Continue reading Are You a Spiritual Orphan?

How Bold Are You?

HOW BOLD ARE YOU? And Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem and from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, he bought for a hundred pieces of money the piece of land on which he had pitched his tent. There he erected an altar … Continue reading How Bold Are You?

Whose Face Do You Dread Seeing?

WHOSE FACE DO YOU DREAD SEEING? Esau said, “What do you mean by all this company that I met?” Jacob answered, “To find favor in the sight of my lord.” But Esau said, “I have enough, my brother; keep what you have for yourself.”         … Continue reading Whose Face Do You Dread Seeing?

Showing Off Your Stuff

SHOWING OFF YOUR ‘STUFF’ And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, “Who are these with you?” Jacob said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.” GENESIS 33:5          How humble Jacob was as he introduced … Continue reading Showing Off Your Stuff

I Am Not Small Eough!

AM I SMALL ENOUGH? Who has known the mind of the Lord, and who has been His counselor?  Romans 11:34             “I am the Lord and there is none other,” God would tell His children repeatedly.  Why?  Because they were not small enough.  Their disobedience … Continue reading I Am Not Small Eough!

Over What Am I Upset?

OVER WHAT AM I UPSET? He [Jacob] himself went on before them, bowing himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother. Genesis 33:3          When I’ve wronged someone, I can have many reactions. Picking one, I can obsess over the … Continue reading Over What Am I Upset?

I Had My Last Bad Day

I HAD MY LAST BAD DAY Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory.  I Peter 1:8          The quote, “You just … Continue reading I Had My Last Bad Day

Holding On – Refusing To Be Faithless

HOLDING ON – REFUSING TO BE FAITHLESS Then he said, “Let me go, for the day has broken.” But Jacob said, “I will not let you go unless you bless me.”   Genesis 32:26          I know the verse, “The prayer of a righteous person has … Continue reading Holding On – Refusing To Be Faithless

Red Ink

You were ransomed from the futile ways of your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish. I Peter 1:18-19 Suppose my child is out playing in the back yard, a place that … Continue reading Red Ink