Bloom where you are planted. How many times have we heard this wisdom quoted? I've always interpreted it to mean...make the best of the situation you find yourself in. Kinda like make lemonade out of lemons. I think for the most part that is good advice...even great advice. But what if you find yourself not blooming where … Continue reading I See God…
“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 There's so much of my own story in the few pages of Ruth. I have been so blessed to be on the receiving end of both Naomi's & Ruth's … Continue reading Berith Merea : Covenant Friend
Then the Lord descended in the pillar of cloud and stood at the entrance of the Tabernacle. “Aaron and Miriam!” he called, and they stepped forward. Numbers 12:5 MSG "Miriam, Come to the office." Have you ever been called to the principal's office at school? You're sitting in 8th grade Algebra class chatting with your friends … Continue reading Nip It! Nip It in the Bud!
Miriam has some sober lessons to teach us. She was a good example and she was a bad example; in fact, she was just like we are! We are simply not perfect every day of every month of every year! The first we meet Miriam is in her role as a protective sister standing watch over … Continue reading To Gossip Or Not?
For we are not fighting against flesh-and – blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. – Ephesians 6:12 His purpose is clear: Steal, kill and destroy (John 10:10).He will do anything, say anything and twist … Continue reading Protected by the Holy Spirit
I've always been a mess, both mentally and physically. I can never seem to get my brain on one track, it's trucking right along at 100 mph on about 10 different roads.
But as the believers rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent. The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers, saying that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve called a meeting of all the believers. They said, “We apostles should spend our time teaching the word of … Continue reading We Are The Deacons