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.
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
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…
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.
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.
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.
Pondering the things of God. A short devotional: Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.
By Angie Many people could quickly think of how they screwed up, but it took more thought and effort to come up with successes. Surprised? After giving it some thought, I was glad to share with her a heartfelt list. It made me think. Even though we are full of goofs, it’s ok. We are still valuable and loved. Why? I’ll show ya…
Maybe I am the Coccyx (tailbone), or the Plica semilunaris (Third Eyelid) or, a cuboid (bone in the foot). I think some of you are a cuticle, maybe a kidney, how about an eye? Okay, before you guys think I have gone bonkers, let me explain.