“Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable.” (Hebrews 4:13 NLT) Heavenly Father, you are our omnipotent, omnipresent, and glorious God. You see it all--the good, the bad and the ugly. How refreshing this verse is … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Exposed
I can recall a specific afternoon, it was a Friday afternoon and I was stuck in traffic; I had a long day at work, I was tired, hungry and just plain irritable. I stared at the piercing red lights in front of me and for a brief moment, I glanced into the rear view mirror … Continue reading I Once Was Lost (How peering into the past can propel you into the future)
“He must increase, but I must decrease.”(John 3:30 NKJV) Father God, you are all-powerful and all-knowing; you hold the whole universe in your hand and the earth is used as your footstool. How foolish of me to think I am powerful in my own strength. How foolish of me to keep your greatness at a … Continue reading Meditation Monday: He is Greater than I
“Ah, Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You.”(Jeremiah 32:17) Father God, how amazing is your creation and greatness. All I have to do is glance around and gaze upon your goodness. Whenever I am down all I … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Nothing Too Hard
Would you agree that our culture today has become oversaturated with ‘purpose’ and ‘abundance’ and ‘self’? I’m not talking just about the world, but in the Christian community as well. How many times have you heard and regurgitated ‘God has a plan for my life’ as a movie reel, ideal for the big screen, plays … Continue reading God’s Plan is Perfect (even if it’s not my perfect plan)
I know I’ve asked this question many times in my life, usually in a time of loneliness and despair but I’ve never asked it as much as I did the day my daughter, Aryanna, went to be with the Lord. During that time my “God, are you there?” was more like a “God, are you … Continue reading God, are you there?
“Be still, and know that I am God!” Psalms 46:10 NLT Be still…what does that even mean these days? When every minute of every day is crammed with ‘stuff’ -- from deadlines, to to-dos and not to mention the all too draining internet overload there is absolutely no time to ‘be still’. Even in my … Continue reading What does it mean to ‘be still’ in a world that is so busy?
In a recent bible study, one of our speakers said something that really resonated with me, she said, “Satan seeks to devour where God seeks to Empower.” Let me repeat that just so it really sinks in, “Satan seeks to DEVOUR where God seeks to EMPOWER.” You’ve heard the verse “God works out all things … Continue reading Satan Seeks to Devour
“Come, let us sing to the LORD! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come to him with thanksgiving. Let us sing psalms of praise to him. For the LORD is a great God, a great King above all gods. He holds in his hands the depths of the … Continue reading Sing His Praises
Pain, heartache, loss, trials, what are they all for anyways? Do you ever wonder why we must endure any of this? I know this question has crossed your mind at least once in your lifetime because I don’t know anyone who has never experienced a trial. I can’t help but have these questions that fill … Continue reading Does Pain Have Purpose?