At the beginning of each year, my church participates in a 21-day fast and prayer. I, like so many others, gain a new perspective every year I participate. During these 21 days, I am intentional about my time with the Father. During my morning commute one morning, I had an exceptional time in worship and … Continue reading Prayer Changes Everything
Being vulnerable and revealing my heart is not an easy thing—for me, at least. I like to think I’m a pretty authentic person, in terms of what you see is what you get when it comes to most things. But at the same time, sharing what’s bothering me, what I’m going through, or a weak … Continue reading I Am Revealed
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Clean. It calls to mind something that once was dirty that is not any longer. Cleanliness most often refers to our bodies, our clothes, our homes, our cars. But what about our minds or our hearts? This has … Continue reading I am Clean
"Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you." I cannot tell you how many times I read 1 Peter 5:7 last fall when I was going through one of the toughest seasons of my life. However, no matter how many times I read that scripture, it never penetrated my heart. I was … Continue reading The Silent Struggle – Nichelle Kline
Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.-Lamentations 3:22-23. This week’s Word of the Spirit is “Mercy” not to be of confused with last week’s word “Grace.” I’m guilty of confusing the meanings of these words. They […]
“Teacher,” they said to Jesus, “this woman was caught in the act of adultery. The law of Moses says to stone her. What do you say?” John 8:4-5 It goes without saying we have all been “caught” in our sins. I could easily insert my name in this verse. I may not … Continue reading Caught In The Act
As I was standing at his bedside holding his hand, I spoke words of encouragement. It would be a short time before he would shed his earthly body and rid himself of the darkness which had cloaked him his entire life.