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 »

Where is your faith?

“And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.” – Luke 8:25 KJV One day, Jesus got into a ship with his disciples… Continue reading »

What’s Better than Owning Rubies?

What's better than owning rubies - devotional

Ruby is one of our four precious gemstones (the others are emerald, diamond, and sapphire). Ruby’s red color comes from the mineral, corundum, one of the hardest minerals on Earth. (Coming in second place to the diamond.) The most sought-after shade is blood red or crimson (with a hint of… Continue reading »

Is God “My Everything”?

Thou Shalt Love the Lord thy God, Deuteronomy 6:5 KJV

I read a quote this morning that stirred my heart… and sparked a fire in my soul… “If Christ is not ALL to you, He is nothing to you. He will never go into partnership as a part Saviour of men. If He be something, He must be everything, and… Continue reading »

What’s In It For Me?

Colossians 3:23 (kjv) says… “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;” This Bible verse is self explanatory. We’re to do things heartily, that is, putting our whole heart into whatever task that God has given us to do. A sink full of dishes today?… Continue reading »

Is Someone Ruffling Your Feathers?

You're better off letting God take care of it. #watercolorart #swanart

There are people who will “ruffle our feathers” in life. It’s unavoidable. We all know people who are annoying and will irritate us to the point of insanity. In all fairness, many people don’t intentionally try to upset us. We have so many different personalities that cause conflict with each… Continue reading »

Are You a Couch Potato Christian?

Couch Potato Christian - Image

I’ve heard it said that many people in our churches are mere “pew warmers.” In other words, they do believe in the importance of being present in the House of God when the doors are open, but they will rarely be seen taking an active role in areas of service,… Continue reading »

When All We See Is Our Pain

Quotes about grief and pain

Whenever we have a painful trial, it can totally consume our thoughts and hinder us from us being able to focus on anything outside of our affliction. Trials do have a way of pulling us downward… feeling like a dark, gloomy phase in our life. It can be hard to… Continue reading »

O come let us adore Him, Christ the Lord

Come let us adore him

As we sing Christmas songs this season, do we pay attention to the words we’re singing? Do we really bring honor and glory to our Lord and Savior before the world? Do we really adore Him? The dictionary says that “ADORE” means to love and respect someone deeply. To worship…. Continue reading »