Do you remember when you first “fell in love”? You couldn’t wait to be around that person. You did things for them that would make them happy, no matter the inconvenience. Emotionally, you couldn’t be any higher. But then time passed, and those emotions waned. Doing things to make your “love” happy became a chore. … Continue reading Our First Love
Faith is simply believing or trusting in someone or something. We believe—have faith in—many things to different degrees. But what is our level of faith in God? If we were to test ourselves, what would be our score? Faith in God and His Word is of the heart, but the proof of our faith is … Continue reading Characteristics of Those Who Live by Faith
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=p2IcfoCmzTg Sometimes we just need to turn the world off and spend time with Jesus. He is, after all, our first priority and the answer to everything.
Keep the Peace Both Jesus and Peter could have lost their peace in the middle of their situations. Though Jesus was God’s Son, He walked on the earth with a body just like ours. Peter was completely human with a flesh containing feelings and emotions. At any time they could have allowed their minds – … Continue reading When Peace Snoozes, Part 3
Before I was five-months pregnant, God told me that there was a Samuel in my womb. Later I found out that I was having a girl, so I knew He wasn't referring to gender. Our daughter was going to be like Samuel in that she practiced hearing God's voice and speaking what she heard. Since … Continue reading 7 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Hear God’s Voice
Doubting God’s promise to perfect that which concerns us is what dries up God’s ability to finish His work. Like a painter’s hands tied so he cannot move his paint brush, God is unable to finish the projects He begins in our lives. When we get impatient and frustrated because the finished work isn’t appearing … Continue reading God’s Paintbrush