The Journey of Repentance

“Repent, then, and turn to God, so that he will forgive your sins. If you do, times of spiritual strength will come from the Lord, and he will send Jesus, who is the Messiah he has already chosen for you.” ‭‭Acts‬ ‭3‬:‭19‬-‭20‬ ‭ I often think of repenting as turning from sin; even more important,... Continue Reading →

Speak no Evil

“Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.” James‬ ‭4:11‬ ‭ The theme for my day must be... Continue Reading →

Give And It Will Be Given

“give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭6:38‬ ‭ I have always thought this passage was about finances. I’ve heard it to attach to tithing messages... Continue Reading →

Uprooted

“See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;”. Hebrews‬ ‭12:15‬ ‭‬‬ God‘s grace and powers me to do what I can’t do on my own. That includes forgiving those that have done me wrong. When... Continue Reading →

Lessons from a Prodigal and His Brother

“And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided his property between them. Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into... Continue Reading →

Forgiveness of Sins

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.  I John 1:9  As I read this scripture my mind went in four different directions.  Such a familiar passage, and yet I was seeing it with a fresh perspective and an inquiring mind. We have to... Continue Reading →

I am

I am a native of my community. I was born and raised in the same local place. Then so moved away and spent a little more than a decade out of state before finding my way back home. That also describes my relationship with God and church. I grew up in church, from the time... Continue Reading →

You are blessed

As you start your day, I just want to remind you of just how blessed and loved you are. Ephesians1:3-8 holds many truths. I would encourage you to explore for yourself. Among them: God has blessed you with every good thing because you are saved and you belong to Jesus. He chose you to be... Continue Reading →

The Art of Revenge #Write31Days

Revenge is a powerful thing.  It is easy to justify retaliation when we have been wronged.  It is easy to share the wrong with others and have them justify retaliation.  But God asks for us to wait on Him to handle the matter. It takes discipline to wait for the Lord to handle things.  So... Continue Reading →

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