Christian women, Faith, Hope

Seeking for Buried Treasure

Searching for buried treasure has been the subject of many beautiful legends of the sea and pirates, regaling adventures. A valuable treasure is a powerful motivator. That's why Jesus taught the parable of the buried treasure. The gospel of Matthew 13:44-46, "the kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a… Continue reading Seeking for Buried Treasure

Christian women, Disciple, discipline, Faith

Pursuing Eternity with God

What do you think about when you hear the word discipleship? Do you think of a program to train new Christians in the faith? Do you think of one-on-one teaching, instructing them on the dos and don'ts of biblical life? Do you picture the Great Commission? To tell you the truth, I used to think… Continue reading Pursuing Eternity with God

Christian women, Faith, forgivness, Prayer

Forgive Me! – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord's Prayer Reflects our Spiritual Reality Often when we pray, our focus is on physical needs, a family member recovering from an illness, or an upcoming surgery. Jesus teaches us also to pray for our spiritual needs. In the Lord's prayer, Jesus recognizes our fallen nature. God knows that we cannot reach His standards… Continue reading Forgive Me! – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, Faith, Prayer

Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord's Prayer Concerns Our Needs The Lord's Prayer first focuses on God's holiness, majesty, and sovereignty. It starts with worship, and our acknowledging who He is. It expresses our obedience or submission and willingness for His will to be done in our lives. It does not end there. It does not ignore our own… Continue reading Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, Faith, Prayer

It’s Not A Magic Chant – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer is a beautiful tool that teaches us how to pray. However, it is not a magic chant that Christians should mindlessly repeat. Jesus made an important distinction before saying this prayer. He said, “pray in this manner,” not literally pray these words. The Lord’s Prayer is a model or template for us… Continue reading It’s Not A Magic Chant – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, discipline, Faith, peace, servanthood

Listen to what the Bible says – Spiritual Disciplines

Spiritual Discipline – Bible Hearing, Reading, Studying, and application of the Bible Hearing the Bible is one of the easiest disciplines to keep; it requires going to a Bible-based church every Sunday. Why consider this a discipline? In the 1960s, it used to be that no stores were open on Sunday morning. It was a… Continue reading Listen to what the Bible says – Spiritual Disciplines

Christian women, Faith, gathering, Prayer

Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord's Prayer Concerns Our Needs The Lord's Prayer first focuses on God's holiness, majesty, and sovereignty. It starts with worship, and our acknowledging who He is. It expresses our obedience or submission and willingness for His will to be done in our lives. It does not end there. It does not ignore our own… Continue reading Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, confident hope, Faith

Be Empowered by God, the True Source of Power

When a hurricane is about to hit your hometown, there are a few things you gather to prepare for the storm. A pure source of water, cash, gas for your automobiles, candles and matches, canned food, and a source of power. Whether it be batteries, harnessing the wind, or a generator, the best way to… Continue reading Be Empowered by God, the True Source of Power

Christian women, Faith

True Faith is Really Grace

“Surely, He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows. All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, everyone, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.” Is. 53:4, 6 If you have come to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, you are called to… Continue reading True Faith is Really Grace

adoption, Christian women, Faith

The Richness of His Blessings

When you come to faith in Christ, you lack no spiritual thing. You are adopted by God, His precious child, and there is no better father than Him. This adoption was unmerited favor – you did nothing to earn it. He gave His love, goodness, and mercy freely, and you simply said yes to the… Continue reading The Richness of His Blessings