Put On

Today in church, Pastor Ness talked briefly about things that we need to put on. He mentioned righteousness, the armor of God, the new creation, and light. Maybe it stood out to me as I recently studied out the Armor of God. Maybe it was that putting something on takes an intentional effort, and I... Continue Reading →

The Leaven of Compromise

“Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?” 1 Corinthians‬ ‭5:6‬ ‭ My mom used to make homemade rolls and bread. I feel like I have a lot of memories of those but maybe it was just holidays. When I learned how To make... Continue Reading →

Armored Stand

“Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.” Ephesians‬ ‭6:11‬ Two things stand out to me in this scripture. The first is we need the WHOLE armor of God. Second, we are called to stand firm. The key to being able... Continue Reading →

Confirmation of Peace

“not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.” 2 Thessalonians‬ ‭2:2‬ Make Up Your Mind To Live Fearlessly And Peacefully in These Last Days! message from Rick... Continue Reading →

Managing Well

“He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive, for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church?” 1 Timothy‬ ‭3:4-5‬ This is one of those passages is easy to skip over because it refers to official leaders in the... Continue Reading →

Pursue Relationship

“But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.”‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭6:11‬ ‭‬‬ The scripture almost goes back to what I was writing about on August 19. If I am abhorring evil, I will flee from it. I can cling to what is good by pursuing righteousness,... Continue Reading →


Ministry Strong's G1248 - diakoniaservice, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of othersof those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among menof the office of Mosesof the office of the apostles and its administrationof the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.the ministration of those who render to others the... Continue Reading →

Humble Obedience

“Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.” John‬ ‭12:3‬ ‭ Anytime I read the story I’m reminded of a time as a child I over sampled some... Continue Reading →

Abhor Evil

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” Romans‬ ‭12:9‬ ‭‬‬ Genuine love. I have never been someone who wants to pretend love towards someone or to receive it from someone. Even in small things, like when my grandbabies are being a little stinkers and don’t want to give... Continue Reading →

Don’t Give Opportunity

“and give no opportunity to the devil”. Ephesians‬ ‭4:27‬ ‭‬‬ I am sure I have read this passage before and certainly heard it in the context of anger. Tonight it really spoke to me from Rick Renner’s book Sparkling Gems “Don’t Give Place to the Devil”. He listed several areas where we leave a place... Continue Reading →

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