Contentment – Valley of Vision

As of late, I have been striving to grow in the area of contentment. I am learning the depths of my own sin, which so dishonors the Lord when I am proud, selfish, and ungrateful in the midst of my circumstances. Every moment in my life has been preordained by God according to His sovereign … Continue reading

Food for thoughts

My thought life is one of the places that I have to be most guarded against my flesh and my deceitful heart if I am to be holy and pure. I have long wrestled to keep my thoughts pure, and I am sure that I am not alone. As I have struggled to keep my … Continue reading

Hezekiah’s Prayer

Luke 12:23-25, “For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds! And which of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life’s span?”  On the very practical … Continue reading

1st Anniversary – God is so gracious!

Anchor

Psalm 145:1-10, “I will extol You, my God, O King, and I will bless Your name forever and ever. Everyday I will bless You, and I will praise Your name forever and ever. Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised, and His greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall praise Your works to another, … Continue reading

These works of faith

James 2:18-20, “But someone  may well say, ‘You have faith and I have works; show me your faith without works, and I will show you my faith by my works.’ You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe and shudder. But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that … Continue reading

That special time with God

Deuteronomy 8:3b, “…that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord.” This past week, the meaning of this verse became even more real to me while I was vacationing in Virginia. Isn’t it true that it can be … Continue reading

He must increase, I must decrease…

John 3:28-30, “You yourselves are my witnesses that I said, ‘I am not the Christ, but, ‘I have been sent ahead of Him.’ He who has the bride is the bridegroom but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. So this joy of mine has … Continue reading

Speak O Lord

This song, written by Keith Getty and and Stuart Townhend, has such beautiful words, words that have  become one of my most earnest prayers  over past week… Speak O Lord Speak, O Lord, as we come to You To receive the food of Your Holy Word. Take Your truth, plant it deep in us; Shape and … Continue reading

Declaration of Dependence

One thing that God has really been laying on my heart is the fact that He is my ultimate strength and life and that I am literally nothing without Him. As I have been struggling to overcome certain areas of sin in my life recently, I have been constantly reminded that I must be completely … Continue reading

Pride vs. Humility

*Isaiah 10:15, “Is that axe to boast itself over the one who chops with it? Is the saw to exalt itself over the one who wields it? that would be like a club wielding those who lift it, or like a rod lifting him who is not wood.” There have been many instances lately during … Continue reading

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