Category Archives: Submission

Sweetly Broken

Lord, break my heart for what breaks Yours.  Have you ever prayed that prayer? If you dare, God will open your eyes and change your perspective. But be prepared for your world to be rocked. He will reveal calluses on … Continue reading

Posted in Enemies, Faith, Family, Fear, Forgiveness, Freedom, Friends, Giving, God, Grace, Hatred, Healing, Heart, Hope, Jesus, Life, Love, Love one another, Men, Mercy, Mind, Mourning, Nature, Obedience, October 2016, Others, Prayer, Repentance, Sacrifice, Salvation, Self, Submission, The Gospel, The Nature of God, The Truth | Leave a comment

Storm Debris and Fresh Beginnings

A terrible storm raged through our area yesterday, bringing with it damaging wind and hail, torrential rain, and even a couple of tornadoes. The accumulation of hail was so great that it looked as though it had snowed in July. … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, Forgiveness, God, Grace, Hatred, Healing, Heart, Hope, Jesus, July 2016, Lamentations, Life, Light, Living Water, Love, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Mind, Mourning, Obedience, Others, Peace, Prayer, Pride, Psalms, Redeemer, Repentance, Rest, Salt, Salvation, Self, Submission, Thanksgiving, The Gospel, The Past | 4 Comments

Puddles and Other Muck

There are days and seasons in life when things are just too overwhelming and difficult. Just too much. I seem to be slogging along through a season like that, one full of puddles and muck. Last week, my husband’s ministry … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Samuel, 2 Corinthians, Acts, Armor of God, Contentment, Ephesians, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Friends, God, Grace, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Holy Spirit, Hope, Isaiah, January 2016, Jesus, Joel, John, Joy, Lamentations, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Mark, Marriage, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Mind, Nahum, Obedience, Others, Peace, Prayer, Psalms, Rest, Revelation, Romans, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satan, Self, Submission, The Father, The Gospel, The Nature of God, The Son, The Spirit, The Truth, The Way | 4 Comments

Embracing Our Mediator and His Cross

“We prefer that God speak to us in the sunshine, but sometimes He must speak out of the storm.” ~ Warren Wiersbe Every time I read through the book of Job, I look forward to the last few chapters– where … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Timothy, Creation, Faith, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Jesus, Job, John, Knowledge, Life, Luke, Men, Mercy, Mind, Nature, Pride, Redeemer, Repentance, Romans, Salvation, Self, September 2015, Sin Nature, Submission, The Father | Leave a comment

Cheapening Grace?

I caught up with a good friend of mine recently, and she recounted what had been going on in her life since I had last spoken with her. As she told me about a traumatic accident that resulted in injury … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, April 2015, Blessings, Children, Contentment, Cursing, Faith, Family, Fear, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Friends, God's Faithfulness, Grace, Heart, Hope, Jesus, Love, Mercy, Mind, Obedience, Others, Peace, Praises, Self, Submission, The Father, The Son, The Spirit, Worry | 1 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

Love Each Other and Leave the Judging to God

“You love them; I’ll judge them.” Isn’t that a good summary of James 4:11-12? Our pastor is teaching through the book of James on Sunday mornings. It has been challenging and convicting, to say the least. Joyfulness amidst trials, being … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 John, 1 Samuel, Anger, August 2014, Commandments, Condemnation, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hatred, Heart, James, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Light, Love, Love one another, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Micah, Mind, Obedience, Others, Pride, Repentance, Romans, Salt, Salvation, Self, Sin Nature, Submission, The Truth, The Way, Wisdom | Leave a comment