Keep pushing. Christ will never put more on you than you can bear! As the holiday approaches, let’s remember to keep our loved ones safe and to give God thanks for ALL He has done and continues to do. We’ve endured so much this year and I know this year will be a challenge as we will not be able to gather with loved ones … Continue reading Thankful.
“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, and walk and not faint (Isaiah 40:31). “Quiet down before God, be prayerful before him. Don’t bother with those who climb the ladder, who elbow their way to the top ” (Psalm 37:7, MSG). We get so anxious in our … Continue reading Waiting Never Hurt Anybody
A Psalm of David.The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod … Continue reading Psalm 23
One of my favorite hymns as a child. As I have grown in Christ, I’ve cherished the peace that comes when He leads. “Lead me, guide me along the way, For if You lead me I cannot stray, Lord let me walk, each day with Thee, Lead me, oh Lord lead me.” Continue reading Lead Me, Guide Me
In the stillness of God, I yearn to dwell under His wings. My fortress, my refuge, the safest place is He. In the Stillness of God is where I shall be. Chaos surrounds, a raging water I see. He is the Peace who calms the sea. An extended hand, a friend who will never leave. In the Stillness of God is where I shall be. … Continue reading In the Stillness
The truth is we will always have to wait for God to move in our lives. Waiting refines our faith. What I’m taking about is the Wait we put on ourselves when God shows us a vision. I have the tendency to say, “I am going to be patient with the Lord. I’m going to wait for Him to give me the resources.” It’s easier … Continue reading The Wait is Over
One of the most difficult things for humans to do is to trust. Trusting becomes harder when it may have been taken for granted. We may not want to deal with the people who did us wrong any longer because they have proven that their loyalty wasn’t what it seemed. Jesus on the other hand will never leave us wondering or second guessing. He will … Continue reading Trust and Obey
By: Shelby Lockhart “A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, ” If you are willing, you can make me clean.” Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cured” (Mark 1: 40-41). Leprosy was a disease that was very much … Continue reading A Father’s Love