Category Archives: Philippians

Plot Twists, Dashed Dreams, and Peace

Our lives have had more plot twists lately than would seem possible. But after all, don’t they say that “Truth is stranger than fiction”? Sigh. So it seems. Some of the lyrics in the song When Will I Be Loved, written … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, April 2017, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Forgiveness, Friends, God, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Lies, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Mind, Others, Peace, Persecution, Philippians, Praises, Prayer, Sacrifice, Salvation, Thanksgiving, The Father, The Gospel, The Son, The Truth, Worry | 2 Comments

Setting Aside Personal Rights For the Sake of Others

Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” – Psalm 33:12 May we humble ourselves and pray for our country, that our God … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, Anger, Blessings, Faithfulness, Family, Freedom, Galatians, Giving, God, Grace, Hatred, Heart, James, Jesus, John, Joy, July 2016, Life, Love, Love one another, Men, Mercy, Others, Philippians, Pride, Psalms, Sacrifice, Salvation, Self, Sin Nature, The Gospel | Leave a comment

Quit Looking Back!!

“Don’t look down. Whatever you do, don’t look down!” We all can appreciate those times when perhaps looking down would not be in our best interest. But what about looking back? “Don’t look back. Whatever you do, don’t look back!” … Continue reading

Posted in April 2016, Armor of God, Consequences, Faith, Family, Forgiveness, Genesis, God, Healing, Heaven, History, Hope, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jesus, Life, Men, Mercy, Mind, Mourning, Obedience, Others, Paul, Peace, Philippians, Pillar of salt, Psalms, Redeemer, The Future, The Past, The Way, Time, Waiting on the Lord, Worry | 5 Comments

New Beginnings, Mercies, and Months

Onward Christian soldier. You’ve got this! Don’t become distracted by the cares of this world, even when they seem enormous (like Super Tuesday, a lingering cough, a ginormous tax bill, or a mountain of laundry). Don’t you know we follow … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 John, 1 Peter, Armor of God, Colossians, Ephesians, Faith, Faithfulness, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Holy Spirit, Hope, Jesus, John, Lamentations, Lies, Life, Love, Lying, March 2016, Men, Mercy, Mind, Peace, Philippians, Psalms, Revelation, Romans, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satan, The Father, The Future, The Gospel, The Rapture, The Son, The Spirit, Worry | Leave a comment

Going to Battle for a Friend

I have the best hair stylist on the planet. Okay, at least in my city. She does an incredible job with my hair, yes, but more importantly she cares about me and my family.  We have known each other for … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, August 2015, Children, Colossians, Ecclesiastes, Ephesians, Faithfulness, Family, Fellowship, Friends, Galatians, God, Heart, Hope, James, Life, Love one another, Men, Mourning, Others, Peace, Philippians, Prayer | 4 Comments

A Big Picture Perspective?

“Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness. Surely my soul remembers and is bowed down within me.” ~ Lamentations 3:19-20 Oh LORD, how could this happen? Why would you allow him to get so close and then … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Ephesians, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Hope, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jesus, John, June 2015, Knowledge, Lamentations, Lies, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Luke, Lying, Men, Mercy, Mourning, Others, Peace, Persecution, Philippians, Prayer, Romans, Salvation, The Father, The Future, The Past, The Son, Waiting on the Lord | Leave a comment

Confidently Casting Those Cares

Our pastor teaches verse by verse through the Bible. Yesterday he taught verse… Just one verse. It was a very familiar verse. And his message was just exactly what I needed to hear. In fact, it was so timely that … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, Acts, Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, February 2015, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Isaiah, James, Jesus, Life, Mercy, Messiah, Philippians, Prayer, Pride, Psalms, Redeemer, Repentance, Salvation, Submission, The Father, The Future, The Past, Wisdom, Worry | 2 Comments