Where is the line with tolerance in the church?
Psalm 16: 5-8: Life can be extremely hard. Get up go to work, come home do more work. Work two jobs. When do I have time to be in your word, Lord? The truth is you must make time. This passage reminds us when we trust in the Lord, we will not be shaken. We... Continue Reading →
Matthew 6:5-14: The disciples asked Jesus how to pray. It is a question many still have today. The answer is not a long drawn out prayer. The answer is found in the Lord's prayer. It is actually just a few lines. We give up our praises acknowledging that God is in charge. We pray for... Continue Reading →
Did you pray today? For some praying is hard. I think it is because we complicate it. We hear the elaborate prayers and hear how elegant they sound. We feel as if we can not duplicate that. You know which prayers I mean the ones that start Oh Father God. The truth is prayer is... Continue Reading →
John 1: 43-45: 43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” 44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”... Continue Reading →
I know what you are thinking, the Law UUUGHHH! How BORING. Besides we are no longer under the Law, why even bother? I used to think the same thing, then I opened my heart and said God had these chapters written; it was not written for the Hebrews to read, (there was not the ability... Continue Reading →
Lately, I have been writing about how I lean on Jesus, through what sounds like "Diary of a Crazy Person". Now I want to talk to you about the verses that remind me that I can lean on Jesus. The verses written which remind us we have strength and peace through Jesus. When I feel... Continue Reading →
Psalm 40: When I am feeling down, which happens often during the holidays. Missing family, plus I have a very hard time handling the crowds during normal shopping times. During the holidays I find shopping extremely stressful. I turn to the Psalms. Sometimes I just have to walk out leaving my purchases behind. Otherwise things... Continue Reading →