We are not good in ourselves alone. No matter how hard we try to be good we can’t do it. We need Another to stand in our place. That’s what Jesus did at the cross. He IS good and He took our ugly, sinful lives and made it beautiful when we ask for forgiveness. ButContinue reading “Jesus is always there!!”
This is a favorite verse of mine. When I’m feeling nervous or scared or just not up to the job at hand, this verse speaks to me. No matter what you are facing, no matter how scary the situation may be, Jesus is with us. He doesn’t want us to be frightened or dismayed. BeContinue reading “Be strong in Jesus!!”
Growing in God. I pray for this for each one of you today. And for myself. My maternal grandmother told me once when she was about 82, that you never stop growing in God. I was amazed at this revelation, thinking that surely at her age, she had matured completely in her Christian faith andContinue reading “Growing in God”
Trials and Troubles. Life is peppered with them. You can have a great week, month or maybe even a great year. And then out of the blue, something goes wrong. You feel like your world is crumbling around you. Your family, your job, your health, your faith. Whatever it is, give it to God. HeContinue reading “Stay close to God!!”
How thrilling to know that God has not only begun work in us to make us better but He will continue that work until He takes us home to Heaven. Thank Him for that promise today!!
It just amazes me. I mean, that the God who made this world, who made the universe, loved us. Loved me. Period. HE LOVES US!! How can that be? We are so fragile and fallible and quite frankly, rotten, at times. He made us perfect and then we fell. Hard. And He could have justContinue reading “Yes He did!!”
Jesus will be strong for you in the most mynute or small details of life, especially when you are struggling. You just have to ask for His help!!
This world has been in turmoil for most of its existence. After the fall of Adam and Eve, it was plunged into darkness. Sin runs rampant and life seems dangerous and dismal. So much of the world and cultures are so desperate to find peace that they have made their own gods, worshipping them inContinue reading “Doing Good”
We run around taking care of our families, our friends, our homes and jobs, errands, etc. We run ourselves ragged trying to please everyone and do everything on our own strength. We plan our days with so much stuff that there is no way to get it all done and we feel we have failed.Continue reading “What is God’s plan for you?”