“Oh Heart” – A Reflection

“Oh Heart” Author Anonymous In what, oh heart, do you find joy? Does it last eternally? What shall cause you to overflow, is it mercy, boundless free? If you were once to skip a beat, would it be at the Savior’s voice? To hear Him call you out by name, to bask in His sovereign choice? … Continue reading

Psalm 18 – The Deliverance of the Lord

Psalm 18:1-19 “I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from … Continue reading

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

Not of this world

Matthew 16: 24-26, “Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. For what will it profit a … Continue reading

Defining Wisdom: (Part 2) True Wisdom

So, we are continuing our study of what wisdom is NOT, and what wisdom IS according to James 3. Remember in the first part of this study, “Defining Wisdom: (Part 1) False Wisdom”, we learned that false wisdom is characteristic of unbelievers, who exhibit sinful behavior that is the result of an earthly, finite, and … Continue reading

Defining Wisdom: (Part 1) False Wisdom

I recently had the privilege, as a part of a Bible class that I am involved in, to present a devotional to my fellow classmates and sisters in Christ. I can’t even begin to describe the joy that I found while studying God’s Word for this particular devotional. The passage that I chose was one … Continue reading

Hast Thou No Scar – Amy Charmichael

As believers, we have the wonderful, blessed gift of salvation in Jesus Christ. But is not also true that we have the gift of being able to suffer for His sake? To live a life for the glory of God, that is, according to His Word, is to suffer persecution, suffering, trials, hardships, revilement, rejection, and … Continue reading

John 10 – The Good Shepherd

John 10:1-5 – The Parable “Truly, truly I say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is a shepherd of the sheep. To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep … Continue reading

When life changes….

Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord will all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” By nature, I am a planner and I like for life to stay the same once I feel like I’ve finally figured it out. … Continue reading

Idolatry

My God is great, mighty, awesome, powerful, glorious, and majestic infinitely beyond any other being. He is so much higher…. so worthy of my praise. There is no one else like Him! (Isaiah 46:9)  There is none who can compare the beauty, holiness, and sovereignty of my God. (Jeremiah 10:6-7) When I have so great and powerful a … Continue reading

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