Luke 8:22-25: We are talking about understanding the word. Take this for example, we know that at least 4 of Jesus' disciples are experienced fishermen. This passage mentions a squall: a sudden burst of winds around 40 mph, which does not last. It does not say a terrible storm, a hurricane. The point is at least 4... 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 →
God tells us to love, that even means the neighbor that keeps you up all night with all that noise. Ouch, that person is hard to love. Lord, I need your help loving that one! Who do you need God’s help to love? Philippians 1:9-11: 9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound... Continue Reading →
I have had people thank me for writing about being down. It seems many struggle. That is why God gave us David. David struggled, but he always turned it back to God. I think that is the key, Give it to God. 1 In you, Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to... Continue Reading →
Is there a difference? Does it matter?
Psalms 10: 14: But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless. I grew up fatherless, not only was I fatherless, there were not any males in my household. I did not think that this was a... Continue Reading →
It has been a long week. But we all have long weeks. Sometimes it feels as if every week is long. Over the past few years, I have learned it is more important that we don't neglect our relationships just because we are busy. Not just our relationships with our immediate family, but during those... Continue Reading →
I frequently see prayer requests on my social media feed. Recently someone said I pray in the moment. - Oh so happy to hear!! But that is how it should be. If I am scrolling in social media and I see a need for prayer, then I do it when I see it. That is... Continue Reading →