This morning I received an email alert from Amazon about a new book being released by a certain author. As I sat looking at that email, the Holy Spirit took me down memory lane, reminding me how He works so amazingly and intricately in our lives to bring about relationships and events we could never […]
In order to live authentically and purposefully, it is essential to experience God as your Everything. He is the Designer, Creator, and Sustainer of your life.
My nephew’s wedding was beautiful. He and his bride planned a meaningful and memorable ceremony demonstrating Christ’s love for us, His Bride, and His future return to take us Home with Him. As a result, those of us in attendance were encouraged to focus on Christ as our key relationship. The bride and her bridesmaids […]
I recently listened to a young woman tell her story of growing up with an abusive dad and subsequently concluding she was worthless. One day as she was contemplating suicide, she was scrolling through Facebook when she came across the song “Reckless Love” by Cory Asbury. As she listened, God’s Spirit spoke to her in a way […]
As I was watching the British royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, an American citizen, I was struck by the significance of the prince’s vow to his non-royal bride: “all that I am I give to you, and all that I have I share with you.” Position, rank, esteem, privileges, property, and wealth in […]
Have you ever wondered if God speaks to you, and how to know when He does? The book of Jeremiah in the Bible starts out with a fascinating conversation between God and Jeremiah. Two major things stood out to me from the first chapter (Jeremiah 1:4-19): 1) God plans before we are born what our purpose […]
In a world where things go wrong, where evil is present, and where we don’t have full control, is it possible to have peace in every situation? I would say it is. But it depends on our choices, especially in response to what we can’t control. In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he gave […]
During the last six months or so the phrase “let go” kept cropping up everywhere in my life — in songs on the radio, in sermons, in inspirational writings, on social media — everywhere. It became so frequent and so obvious, I finally realized God was trying to tell me something about letting go. What that […]