"All your people will be righteous. They will possess their land forever, for I will plant them there with my own hands in order to bring myself glory. The smallest family will become a thousand people, and the tiniest group will become a mighty nation. At the right time, I, the Lord, will make it … Continue reading God’s Own Time
Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. For the next few weeks we are taking advantage of this time off, we hope you enjoy revisiting our favorites. We will return June 12th. "Eat your vegetables, there are children in China starving!" If I had a dollar for every time I heard that phrase while … Continue reading What Are You Leaving On The Table?
Psalm 130:1-2, 5, “Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD; LORD, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy … I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.” (NIV) There was a time I absolutely HATED waiting. It was pure … Continue reading The Waiting Room
"Eat your vegetables, there are children in China starving!" If I had a dollar for every time I heard that phrase while growing up, I might be as rich as last week's Delilah! I was raised in the country on the farm. We had several horses, a milk cow named Bossy, chickens, and pigs. Every year my Mom … Continue reading What Are You Leaving On The Table?
He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children and Hannah had none. -1 Samuel 1:2 Have you ever made a promise to God out of desperation? Hannah was the fourth woman in biblical history to experience heartache through infertility. Sarah, Rebekah and Rachel faced the same heartache. But … Continue reading No Room For Negativity
I’m not a writer, by any fraction of the definition, so when I was asked to write, I literally laughed out loud. My friend kept encouraging me. The more I wanted to say “no way!” the more I felt God tapping on my heart that He wanted me to write. I didn’t want to…because I … Continue reading Cherished
Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. Micah … Continue reading You are Forgiven