Choose Your Soil

Matthew 13:1-23 is the well-known Parable of the Sower. It tells of a sower who scattered the seed of God’s Word on the soil, or hearts, of four people. Following the parable, Jesus explains it so His disciples could understand:  “Listen then to the [meaning of the] parable of the sower: When anyone hears the word of the … Continue reading Choose Your Soil

Trying Faith?

True faith isn't TRYING to believe and act on God's Word.  TRYING includes doubt that something will work.  We TRY on clothes at a clothing store because we're uncertain that they will fit.  We TRY a new hairdresser to give them chance to prove themselves.  We TRY a new recipe, unsure that it will taste … Continue reading Trying Faith?

The Torn Veil

Everything about redemption is beautiful, powerful, and supernatural.  None if it is without significance.  One of my favorite details of the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection is what happened when He declared, “It’s is finished!” And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit. Then, behold, the veil of … Continue reading The Torn Veil

10 Benefits of Praise and Worship

Praise and worship is a powerful part of our walk with God, and is appropriate for every day and every hour (I Chronicles 23:30; Psalm 92:2; Psalm 59:16).  It’s commanded by God, but just like all the other things He tells us to do, it is followed by blessings.  When we choose to worship in … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Praise and Worship

Hidden Things

My husband is an electrician . . . which means he’s seen many places under many conditions. He’s been to private homes, commercial buildings, waste water plants, and business offices. He’s worked on things as simple ceiling fans and as complex as outdoor security cameras controlled by solar panels. Yes, I think he’s the best … Continue reading Hidden Things