This sermon series is SO good. I may continue to share it. This particular sermon is about honoring the name of God, which is the third of 10 commandments. All of the commandments can be found here in the Book of Exodus. Here's an excerpt from the sermon: Examples of breaking the third Commandment: Using God's name … Continue reading Above All Names
[Get behind me, Satan!] We all know that words are powerful. We've been built up by them, and we've been cut down by them. One thing I know for certain is that the devil wants me to overthink and fret about what I write and share. I know that I'm not the only one he'd … Continue reading I Won’t Be Afraid To Be Me
[Return to Your Fortress] I have a dream. (I know, I know, this isn't an original way to begin, but nonetheless it’s true.) I have a dream to get organized and keep our home clean. (I’ll admit it--this is one of my more pathetic dreams.) Fortunately, on-going health challenges, and God’s will for my husband … Continue reading Feeling Stuck or Shut-in?: We are Prisoners of Hope!
[Why are you so afraid?] Nothing tests our faith more than when we're forced to wait, especially in the middle of a storm. When prayers seem to go unanswered, fear and doubt can creep in. We may even wonder if God cares what happens to us. Jesus disciples wondered too. When Jesus slept, as the wind … Continue reading Testing, Testing, is this thing On?
[I have set you an example] I had a painful lesson last Thursday. As I was out power washing in flip flops, I shot myself in the foot. This isn't an idiom. I litterally shot myself in the foot. Let me tell ya, this was a pain that I will not quickly forget, however, … Continue reading Powerwashed: Jesus Doesn’t Flip Flop
[Your rod and Your staff comfort me] It's no secret that I’ve really been struggling this Season. However, I haven't been going through my valley alone. God has been with me every step of the way. Each time I’ve been knocked down it's felt increasingly more difficult to get back up. Because my focus often … Continue reading His Mercies are New Every Morning
Spring is a beautiful illustration of how things dormant can be joyously woken from their slumber. We too have this hope of new life in Jesus Christ! “Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.” --Martin Luther Let New Life Begin! As Easter quickly … Continue reading Spring Sings of a Savior: Do you Believe This?