When I think of the attributes we possess as children of God, the word justified, honestly, is not one of the first that comes to mind. I usually think of forgiven, redeemed, or chosen—all incredible benefits of calling Jesus “Lord”. When I think of those three words, I feel overwhelmed with sweet adoration for Jesus, … Continue reading I Am Justified
Today we take time to reflect on a precious verse and a beautiful song. We call it Word & Worship. OUR WORD for TODAY: We are not only called to be different, but chosen to be different. “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim … Continue reading Word & Worship – Different
“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit -- fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.” John 15:16 These are among the words Jesus spoke to the disciples in the Upper Room hours before he was betrayed. … Continue reading I Am Chosen
I don’t know if the pain of rejection has ever broken your heart, but it has mine. The tears you cry all because you want to be accepted. The echoed taunts, cruel words and actions of others rip into your heart and cause you to feel like you don’t matter at all. You are deemed … Continue reading Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places
So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.-Genesis 29:20 Does anyone write love letters anymore? I think it’s a forgotten past-time. With the internet and social media who needs a letter. According to the Huffington Post (dated March 2014) … Continue reading Love at First Sight
But there is a spirit within people, the breath of the Almighty within them, that makes them intelligent. Job 32:8 This word intelligence is a puzzle to me. It means the ability to learn and understand. And it can also mean the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment. It doesn't mean that you do … Continue reading Intelligence is Good, Right?
“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.” Ephesians 5:8 When my sweet sister in Christ, Tracy McDonald, asked me to write as a guest blogger, I responded with an excited YES! I love an opportunity to share the words of Jesus as they flow freely … Continue reading Wanted