We often derive our purpose from our work, the people we know, and how much money we have in the bank. We get our purpose from many things, most of which are wrong. Maybe we have been caring for an elderly parent or grandchildren or are transitioning into retirement. When a season of life ends,… Continue reading Your Purpose Comes From God
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!
Guest blogger – Robin R King. Visit her website @: robinrking.com
Don’t Just Survive, Thrive! - Living A Mission-Aligned Life My life can be so busy! The world is chaotic, and at times that frenzy invades my life. One day at work, I began to feel overwhelmed by my growing work tasks and responsibilities in my personal life. I heard myself crying out, “get me off… Continue reading Guest blogger – Robin R King. Visit her website @: robinrking.com
Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly
The book of Proverbs tells us about two women, Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly. Lady Folly is a metaphor for the evil that tries to seduce us, and lady Wisdom is Jesus Christ. Lady Wisdom calls to us repeatedly. We are to seek her with everything we have and do everything to keep her. If… Continue reading Lady Wisdom and Lady Folly
New Testament Women
In taking a look at the Biblical theology of women, it is easy to see that Jesus valued women and their role in the kingdom of God. During Jesus' ministry, he broke all kinds of cultural norms in society. Women in the Ancient Near East did not get a lot of respect and weren't allowed… Continue reading New Testament Women
Seek Peace and Pursue it!
We all desire a peaceful, prosperous, and joyful future. How do we get there? Do we leave it to chance? Be intentional, pursue peace. Hoping for a good life without putting forth effort is like daydreaming on a rocking chair. Lazy motions but no progress. Three Biblical principles show us how we can work towards… Continue reading Seek Peace and Pursue it!
Blessed are the Peacemakers
Recently, my daughter-in-law called me a peacemaker, commenting that I was happy as long as everyone else was happy. Guilty as charged! I am a peacemaker. Not only do I like everyone to be content, I want my loved ones to be at peace with one another. During the last year, with every topic… Continue reading Blessed are the Peacemakers
Join in the Fellowship of Christ Suffering
Everyone looks for a place to belong, a group of people caring and receiving care and acceptance. Some find it in a club that shares the same hobbies or goals. Some find it in a sports team, and yet others in work. The best community for believers is the church of Jesus Christ. It is… Continue reading Join in the Fellowship of Christ Suffering
When the Word of God Speaks
If when E. F. Hutton talks, people listen. When God speaks, the world responds. THE WORD OF GOD IS DIFFERENT from any other spoken or written word. God promises us that His Word is different, and we must see it differently as well! When God speaks, things happen. Atoms and molecules snap into place, and… Continue reading When the Word of God Speaks
My Best Part About Being A Mom
When asked, "what is your favorite part of being a mom?" A woman may be tempted to say any number of things. The quiet moments when rocking a baby to sleep, creating life, birthdays, graduations, Christmas. Seeing your child reach a goal that they have been working on for a long time. There are moments… Continue reading My Best Part About Being A Mom