Category Archives: Apostles

Oh, the Depth of the Riches of God’s Word!

I have always been a quantity over quality kind of person when it came to studying the Bible. I didn’t realize this until I hit emotional rock bottom back in December. In my anguish, I began really poring over passages … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Apostles, Blessings, Church, Friends, Grace, Healing, Holy Spirit, Isaiah, Jesus, John, Life, March 2017, Mercy, Psalms, The Father, The Son, The Spirit, Wisdom | 1 Comment

Abounding in JOY!

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, are you spiritually exhausted, worn, and weary like I am? Guess what, the enemy is laughing at us… “The devil is at church as often as you are. And he stands outside your closet … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Apostles, David, Disciples, Fear, February 2017, Fruit, Galatians, God, Heart, Holy Spirit, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Lies, Life, Love, Peace, Psalms, Refreshment, Rest, Satan, Shepherd, The Father, The Son, The Spirit, The Truth, The Way, William Gurnall, Worry | 1 Comment

The Heart of a Parent

“And I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls;” ~ 2 Corinthians 12:15a What a statement! The apostle Paul truly loved each of the churches that received letters from him. He looked at them as his children … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, 3 John, Apostles, Children, Church, Family, God, God's Word, Grace, Heart, Holy Spirit, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Love, Love one another, May 2014, Paul, Peace, The Truth | Leave a comment

From Useless Things to Mercies and Manna

The day and its trouble shall come. I know that Your strength is enough. * I am so grateful God’s mercies are new every morning (Lamentations 3:22-23), and I am quite certain I have used up every last “drop” these … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Apostles, Barnabas, Creation, Exodus, Faith, Galatians, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Healing, Heart, James, Jesus, Lamentations, Life, Love, March 2014, Men, Mercy, Nature, Others, Paul, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satan | 1 Comment

Obedient to the Point of Death

Looking out at a sparkling blue sky morning with a foot of new-fallen snow, I smile in spite of the flitting butterfly, that small knot of fear in the pit of my stomach. As a family, we face not one, … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, Acts, Apostles, Blessings, Church, Death, Disciples, Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, February 2014, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Heart, Israel, Jesus, Life, Love, Luke, Men, Mind, Obedience, Others, Paul, Philippians, Prayer, Salvation, Saul, Sin Nature, The Way, Worry | Leave a comment

With One Accord

Whatever happened to the ways of the early Church? Have we become too comfortable, too busy, too “reasonably reserved” – my daughter’s definition of shy 🙂 – to meet together as they did in the pages of the book of … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Apostles, Blessings, Church, Creation, February 2014, Fellowship, Friends, God, God's Word, Heart, Holy Spirit, Jesus, John, Love, Love one another, Men, Obedience, Others, Peter, Philippians, Praises, Prayer, Thanksgiving, The Future, The Gospel, The Nature of God, The Truth, Worship | Leave a comment

Getting Our Acts Together

What causes the world to label Christians as hypocrites? Could it be our lack of love for one another, not to mention those around us? Or perhaps it is our infighting? Maybe it is our lack of “goodness”? Aren’t we … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, 2 Timothy, Acts, Apostles, Blessings, Creation, Ephesians, Faith, February 2014, Forgiveness, God, God's Word, Grace, Heart, Holy Spirit, James, Jesus, Love, Love one another, Men, Mercy, Obedience, Others, Paul, Philippians, Pride, Romans, Salvation, Sin Nature | Leave a comment