Month: August 2015

An Illusion of Power

AN ILLUSION OF POWER The wicked are overthrown and are no more.  Proverbs 12:7         Those who practice wickedness often look formidable but their feet are unsteady.  The least bit of trouble brings them down.  The power they possess makes us tremble but it’s really … Continue reading An Illusion of Power

God’s Wisdom ~ Make Safe Connections

MAKE SAFE CONNECTIONS I listen carefully to what God the Lord is saying, for he speaks peace to his faithful people.  Psalm 85:8 Learn to hide yourself away with me, not only when you're alone but also in the company of others.  In doing so, … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ Make Safe Connections

Lifting Up What Is Nearly Dead

LIFTING UP WHAT IS NEARLY DEAD Hagar said, “Let me not look on the death of my child.” And as she sat opposite him, she lifted up her voice and wept. And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called … Continue reading Lifting Up What Is Nearly Dead

What Have I Done With My Past?

                                        WHAT HAVE I DONE WITH MY PAST?                  Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. Mark out a straight path for your feet; then stick to the path and stay straight.  Proverbs 4:25 This is the question each … Continue reading What Have I Done With My Past?

What Your Name Means To You

WHAT YOUR NAME MEANS TO YOU Everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.  Isaiah 43:7          Names are interesting things.  Oftentimes, the meaning of someone’s name holds great spiritual meaning.  It’s something we can … Continue reading What Your Name Means To You

Preserving The Words and Character of God

PRESERVING THE WORDS AND CHARACTER OF GOD For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. I John 5:3 Keep ‘shamar’ ~ to preserve and defend **********          When was the last time you defended someone … Continue reading Preserving The Words and Character of God

Prayer For Marriage Renewal

Before Jesus comes back, I not only want to be ready, I want my marriage to be ready.  Long term relationships can slowly erode.  Minefields develop over time and couples learn to walk around them.  Jesus can help us strengthen what is weak, re-create what … Continue reading Prayer For Marriage Renewal