Sin Withholds GOOD Things from You

Jeremiah 5:25 kjv

“Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you.” ~ Jeremiah 5:25 kjv SIN is becoming so common place and accepted among Christians that we start to blend in with the rest of the world.  They feel that these little sins aren’t that… Continue reading »

Do You Really Have Great Pleasure in Serving the Lord?

Psalm 37:4 KJV

“Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” Psalms37:4 Good morning! This evening is another day that I’m looking forward to meeting in the “House of the Lord.” Where else would one rather be when the church doors are open? I hope… Continue reading »

Double Your Portions this Year

Bible Verse Image Thou art my portion Psalm 119:57 kjv

I tell you there’s nothing so satisfying as having a second helping of my favorite dishes, such as homemade chicken and noodle soup. What’s your favorite dish that you just can’t resist but have a second serving? While we’re encouraged as women to “watch our weight” and cut down on… Continue reading »

Dealing With Grief – A Word of Encouragement from a Mother’s Heart

Today, I wanted to share a word of encouragement from a special friend of mine, Tosha Coberley.  She’s been such a blessing to me over the past few years since I’ve had the privilege of knowing her.  She’s a godly young lady, wonderful wife and mother, but what astounds me… Continue reading »

And Now the Broken Teapot Has a New Purpose – Jeremiah 18:4

Bible Verse Image with Jeremiah 18:4 KJV

“And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.” ~ Jeremiah 18:4 Today, I want to share with you a cute little poem (down below) about a… Continue reading »

Are You Salty…Or, Are You Good for Nothing?

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. ~ Matthew 5:13 I have a deep affection and appreciation for… Continue reading »

Have You Tasted and Seen the Lord’s Goodness?

Psalm 34:8 says, “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him.“ In this Bible verse, there are two important action verbs… TASTE and SEE. To “taste” something, you have to put a bite of substance into your mouth. To “see” something,… Continue reading »

God is Thinking About Us

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. ~ Jeremiah 29:11 KJV When I was 19, before heading off to Bible college, a sweet lady made me an embroidery-stitched picture with the… Continue reading »

How to Get Past the Hurdles in Life’s Journey

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you Jeremiah 29 11 - birds on tree branch image

If you’ve ever been on a really rough road trip (you know — one in which everything seemed to go wrong), then you also know how sweet and good it feels to have FINALLY arrived “safe and sound” to your destination… all in one piece. Don’t you appreciate the RELIEF… Continue reading »

Why I’m a Guilty Sinner and Needed Forgiveness

Today I want to express how grateful and thankful I am for my Salvation. So, why would I even NEED salvation?  After all, I don’t consider myself that “bad of a sinner“… I haven’t robbed any banks or committed any murders or stole my best friend’s husband. In fact, I’ve… Continue reading »