The Waiting of Advent

In the chaos, it is easy for Christians to forget the “reason for the season”. Many of us will rush, spend, wait impatiently for it come, and by December 26th ,  we are broke and exhausted—but next year we make it bigger and better. 

Whats in your Heart?

 What would God see if he looked in our hearts?  Are we so consumed with outward appearances or qualities or talents that we neglect our hearts? 

Understanding the Book of Psalms

We have now before us one of the choicest parts of the Old Testament, wherein there is so much of Christ and his gospel, as well as of God and his law, that it has been called the summary of both Testaments.

― Matthew Henry 

Love Story

Weddings make me cry.  To be fair, Hallmark commercials also make me cry. However, there is just something about a love story.  I don’t have to know the bride and groom well, or even at all!  Watching as the next chapter of a couple’s story unfolds is beautiful; sharing the moment they publicly vow to…

When God says ‘No’

 Many of us have been there: desperate for a miracle, begging God to fix it, to just snap his fingers and fix our health, our children, our marriage, our finances, our job situation, etc. 

A Gift to God

by Kathie Thomas

“When I go to heaven I’m going to take God a gift.” Melanie stated happily. We were on our way home from a birthday party and this had evidently started Melanie’s train of thought.

Never give up on asking God

 By Lucia S- –

Never give up on asking God to answer a prayer request. Don’t stop short of a miracle. This is our testimony of my daughter’s miracle healing.

Self-Control : No more snoozing

The definition of self-control is “the ability to control oneself, in particular, one’s emotions and desires or the expression of them in one’s behavior, especially in difficult situations”. In other words, it has everything to do with “I” and “my” control over “I”; at least, that’s what I thought.