Social
Follow me on:

It’s Spring! Why we need to get outside in the sun

  God's word says many things about the seasons.  Ecclesiastes Chapter 3, verse 1 says,  "To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven".  The bible uses seasons to serve as a metaphor for our lives.  Spring is my favorite season because it represents growth and the springing up of new things! If you live in the northern half of the United States, you know it's been a very long, cold, snowy, dreary, winter.  Can...

Read More

El Roi – The God Who Sees

God sees

We've all been in that dark place where we feel so alone. But we are never alone!  God sees everything! The names of God are so meaningful and can be applied to our lives in such a beautiful and practical way. God sees Hagar In Genesis 16, we see the story of Hagar, the maidservant of Abram and Sarai.  Sarai was becoming impatient waiting to get pregnant and decided to take matters into her own hands. She told Abram to...

Read More

Gaining an eternal perspective

When we are discouraged or even in despair, we need to stop and focus on what the bible says so that we can gain an eternal perspective.   1)  Luke 10:20  "Nevertheless, do not rejoice that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven." 2) 2 Corinthians 4:17  "For this light, momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison." 3)  Romans 8:18  "For I consider that the...

Read More

Psalms and Proverbs

Is it a struggle to read the bible consistently?  It is so important to read the bible every day.  Psalm 119:105 says "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." It is what should direct every aspect of our lives.  It seems like so many times, when we try to grab a piece of undisturbed time to spend in God's word, the distractions come - the phone rings, the dog has to go out,...

Read More

First Things First

First things First Psalm 63:1 says "O God, my God; early will I seek You; my soul thirsts for You; my flesh longs for You; In a dry and thirsty land where there is no water." We are in desperate need of the Lord every minute of every day.  Before our feet hit the floor, our very first thoughts as we wake up ought to be to acknowledge Him.  We need to thank the Lord every morning for giving us a...

Read More