Looking back, it seemed God had been trying to get my attention for a long time, but I resisted accepting Jesus as my savior. I finally came to faith when I was twenty-seven years old after the birth of my oldest son. From that moment on, I surrendered to God and tried to learn as… Continue reading Have you accepted your new identity yet?
Wouldn’t it be helpful if God sent us a visible message giving us direction toward His purpose? Maybe a bright neon sign or a simple text message, something that we wouldn’t miss. Direction with a guarantee would make pursuing your purpose so much easier. No waffling or doubting, just plowing straight ahead. Unfortunately, that is… Continue reading Our Journey of Faith
Marital Intimacy Song of Solomon 1:1-4 According to God, what our culture calls “casual sex” does not exist. Casual sex or sex without strings is a lie. A one-night stand is a relationship with invisible strings to someone you don’t know or want to stay involved with. It costs us in unwanted pregnancies, STDs, emotional… Continue reading A sneak preview of my new Bible Study, Love of Another Kind, available on Amazon.
Nobody’s Perfect Unless They are in Christ Read Song of Solomon 4:1-5:1 In this portion of the Song of Solomon, Jesus is the Bridegroom who prepares His bride for the wedding. Solomon and Jesus see their bride as flawless and perfect in every way. How does Jesus possibly see us as excellent? Consider a one-hundred-dollar… Continue reading A sneak preview of my new Bible Study, Love of Another Kind, available on Amazon.
My Old Testament professor, Dr. McKenzie, piqued my interest in the Song of Solomon when he commented, “All of the Old and New Testament is a narrative of God trying to get us (mankind) back to the Garden of Eden, the place that He originally created for us to live with Him.”[i] God uses imagery… Continue reading A sneak preview of my new Bible Study, Love of Another Kind, available on Amazon.
Express Your Desire for Love Song of Solomon 2:8-14 Encouragement is a powerful tool. If used correctly, it can be transforming. In the 1996 Olympics, Keri Strung, the Olympic gymnast, sought to be a gold medalist. All she had to do was successfully vault, and she would taste gold. There was only one problem. She… Continue reading A sneak preview of my new Bible Study, Love of Another Kind, available on Amazon.
About the Bible study: While reading the Song of Solomon, a woman may wonder, "Am I reading the Bible or Fifty Shades of Grey?" Imagery and metaphors fill the Song with parallels between a garden and physical intimacy. This expository Bible study of the Song of Solomon will give the believer a better understanding of God's… Continue reading I have exciting news to share!
Have you ever been demeaned, belittled, or found yourself at the wrong end of the truth in the guise of teasing? We all have in more ways than we can count. When we are in grammar school, teasing is a favorite pastime. Everyone tries to deflect the attention of their inadequacies onto others by teasing.… Continue reading God’s Workmanship!
We were created for love and relationship, and we need it. Unfortunately, we tend to doubt God’s love because we compare it to human relational love. Whether it is our parents, children, spouses, aunts, uncles, cousins, or best friends, their love is incomparable to God’s love. It is unmatched because as much as our parents… Continue reading God loves us!
Seeking the truth of God’s word is an integral part of the Christian life. How does a believer seek the truth? You won’t find it by reading the latest self-help book, you won’t find it by watching the news, and you will rarely find it by asking a friend. The best way to seek truth… Continue reading Seek Truth and Find Unity