Victim Or Victor

Scripture And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. ~1 John 5:4, NKJV Quote No believer in Jesus Christ is ever a victim because God is ultimately in control and He will use whatever touches our lives for our good and His glory. ~Charles Stanley I read C.S. Lewis REFLECTION ON THE…

Hard Hearts

Scripture I said, ‘Plant the good seeds of righteousness and you will harvest a crop of love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower righteousness upon you.’ ~Hosea 10:12, NLT Quote There shall be showers of blessing Oh, that today they might fall Now…

Involuntary Response

Scripture Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. ~Ephesians 4:31-32, NLT Quote  Prayer is an acknowledgement of our helplessness: We will never pray as long as…

Out Of You

Scripture He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” ~John 7:38, NASB Quote God rarely allows a soul to see how great a blessing he or she is to others. ~Oswald Chambers {Sept.6th, My Utmost} I am not sure what scripture Jesus is referring…

A Fear Reliever

Scripture Not a single sparrow can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it…So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows. ~Matthew 10:29-31 NLT{selected} Quote The gospel awakes an intent resentment because it reveals that I am unholy; but it also awakens an intense craving to…

Will A Man Serve God For Nothing?

Scripture “Satan answered the Lord, “Does Job fear God for nothing?” ~Job 1:9, NLT Quote “Prosperity is never a test of faith. Anyone, even a lost person, can praise God when everything is going well.” ~Ron Dunn We make fun of Joel Osteen and the health and wealth preachers or the host of TV Charlatans…

Knowing God

Scripture My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death. ~Philippians 3:10, CSB Quote God is so great it will take all eternity to know Him. ~Jonathan Cahn At age 73 I love to read. I had rather read than watch…

The Mansion Called Memories

Scripture What are mere mortals that You should think about them, human beings that You should care for them? Yet You made them only a little lower than {Elohim} Yourself and crowned them with glory and honor. ~Psalm 8:4-5, GNT Quote We marvel at the grandeur of magnificent things like water falls, mountains, the stars and the planets…

YOUTH

Scripture Let us, your servants, see you work again; let our children see your glory. ~Psalm 90:16, NLT Quote May our children learn from our failures, and may God show them His glory. ~John Philips As I was reading Psalm 90 a few days ago, two of Moses prayer request really struck home. I love the…

Balance

Scripture Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut. ~Proverbs 10:19 Quote Human knowledge can produce carnal pride, a sense of self-sufficiency and a spirit of independence. ~Chuck Swindoll My mentor, Calvin C. Inman said repeatedly, “The most difficult thing to maintain in the Christian life is balance.” I love the…