A gentle answer turns away wrath but a harsh word stirs up anger. –Proverbs 15:1 Did you know your tongue is made up of many groups of muscles? But unlike certain organs, you can control your tongue. Unfortunately, there are no muscle groups that control the words we say with the help of our … Continue reading Haunting Words
Joni…Joni…Joni… Can you hear me calling you? Can you see me sitting so close here by you? Joni…Joni…Joni... During my year in North Carolina from summer 2005–2006, I was miserable most of the time, and I don’t remember God ever being so close to me. He sustained me financially and with friends to assuage the … Continue reading Gentleness
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 What comes to mind when you hear the word gentleness? A hand stroking a baby's soft, pudgy cheek? A cooling breeze on a hot summer day? Ocean waters lazily lapping onto a sandy shore? That's what I think of. And … Continue reading Watch Your Mouth
BLESSED ARE THE MEEK; FOR THEY SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH. Matthew 5:5 As we continue to write our way through the fruit of the spirit, we make our way to meekness, an often misunderstood attribute. People tend to think of meekness as cowardly passivity or weakness. This however is not biblical meekness. Biblical meekness is an … Continue reading Meekness – Not To Be Mistaken For Weakness
I've always viewed the thorns as the sins that Jesus died for. Every single sin committed- past, present, and future, was on Jesus' mind when He died, He endured the pain of our sins, so we wouldn't have to.
Mark 14:32-42 According to a very reliable source (IMDb) it has been two years since Superman went up against Zod. The city of Metropolis was devastated by death and destruction. The wait is over. Superman returns to the big screen with another DC Comic legend in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Bruce Wayne … Continue reading The Battle at the Garden of Gethsemane
Get rid of the old yeast, so that you may be a new unleavened batch—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. 1 Corinthians 5:7 The festival of the Passover has been celebrated by Jews for thousands of years. It is the retelling of the great story of how God redeemed the … Continue reading Worthy Is The Lamb