“I am the Lord, and there is no other;
apart from me there is no God.
I will strengthen you,
though you have not acknowledged me,
so that from the rising of the sun
to the place of its setting
people may know there is none
besides me (Isaiah 45:5-6).”
Continue reading Beautiful in its Time
We were created in God’s image
“So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them (Genesis 1:27).”
We were created to be unique
“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be (Psalm 139:14-16).”
Continue reading Born to Stand Out
This is may be a difficult post for some to read, but the Lord has placed the subject on my heart. I will be ministering to myself as I write, and possibly also to some of you.
Most of us have probably heard the term “skeletons in the closet.” The phrase came to mind as I was Continue reading Skeletons in the Closet
“Hear [God] earnestly, … to know the meaning of what He says, …bowing your understanding to it, longing to comprehend it, desirous to be influenced by it. ‘Hear His voice’—that is, hear it obediently… Retain the Word in your memories and, better still, practice it in your lives. To hear in this case is, in fact, to yield yourselves to the will of God, to let yourselves be as the elastic clay and His Word as the hand which molds you, or your tears as the molten metal and the Word as the mold into which you are delivered.” ~C.H. Spurgeon
“The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. Continue reading Hear His Voice
“Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness, possesses you. And in this materialistic age, a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.” – Mildred Lisette Norman
“Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing. Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord their God. He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them—he remains faithful forever (Psalm 146:3-7).”
Continue reading Where Do You Place Your Trust?