Recently, in a small prayer gathering with some dear friends, the Lord painted a beautiful picture of Romans 12: 1,2 in a remarkable way.  Just when I think the Lord has shown me all that needs to be seen on a particular subject or area of growth – BAM! – he reveals even more.  There…

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Earlier today, I was pondering the topic of faith.  The story of Peter and the denial of Jesus popped into my head.  Now, those of us familiar with Peter, know his passionate ways!  There is no question he loved Jesus with all his being.  At the time, he could not even imagine a situation where…

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When we accept Christ and are born again, we receive his holy spirit in us. This means he is alive inside of us which produces a strong desire to repent and be set free! To repent is to turn away from how you’ve been thinking and living and turn in a totally new direction. This…

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Consider these main focus points as you move forward in a renewed growth of prayer and praise: Humble yourself before the Lord with respect and submission Offer prayer that Jesus himself would pray; according to His character Linger in His presence and respond joyfully to His communication Let Him set the goals and the pace.…

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I’ve been increasingly interested in healthy living for years but in the last few months I’ve dived into a deeper understanding of micronutrients.  At 47 years old, it’s becoming more and more evident that the more attention I pay to the needs of my body, the better I feel and function in everyday life.  Since…

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II Thessalonians 1: 11-12 To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power. So that the name of our Lord Jesus will be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to…

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It is in our “worldly” nature to get even, to have the last word, to get our point across and heard. To prove why we are right and they are wrong. Jesus always went straight to the core. Jesus Christ completely emptied all that he was to be a humble obedient servant and walked in…

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So today I’m driving along in the car, traversing through the winding path of my thoughts about the goodness and authentic nature of the Lord and I began to ponder the connection between Jesus and the Father.  For some reason it hit me in, may I say, a “fresh” way?  Jesus very existence, His very…

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