Helpful Truth To Know About the Meaning of Worship
| | |

Helpful Truth To Know About the Meaning of Worship

What would you say if someone asked you about the meaning of worship? Many think of worship as the time spent in church lifting praises and listening to the Word. Wikipedia says… Worship is showing regard with great respect, honor, or devotion. This may be encountered in religious settings. John Piper said… “All true worship is…

5 Helpful Verses to Pray When You’re Disappointed
| |

5 Helpful Verses to Pray When You’re Disappointed

Everyone faces disappointment. Circumstances may be disappointing. People may disappoint us. And more often than we care to think about … we disappoint ourselves. What are we supposed to do when we’re disappointed? We all know how it feels but how do we describe what it is? The dictionary defines disappointment this way: Children know…

Important Truth About the Blessings & Challenges of Mother’s Day
| | |

Important Truth About the Blessings & Challenges of Mother’s Day

For many, Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate but for others … not so much. Simply put – we all have to manage the blessings and challenges of Mother’s Day. So, we’ll look at both… Let’s start with some positive words of truth to encourage us on the motherhood journey… A Poem for Mother’s…

This is Unconditional Help for the One With Needs
| | |

This is Unconditional Help for the One With Needs

This is unconditional help for the one who… This is unconditional help for the one who… This is unconditional help for the… This is… Verses and prayers of God’s overwhelming love and unconditional help. 5 Verses to Pray…God’s Overwhelming Love and Unconditional Help John Bunyan wrote… “No child of God sins to that degree as…

Your Hidden Emotional Scars Need Reliable Healing Power
| | |

Your Hidden Emotional Scars Need Reliable Healing Power

If you look at my hands closely you’ll see scratches, puppy nips, a few age spots, and a few scars. Those are visible reminders of past events. What you won’t see are the scars on my heart from loss, lies, accusations, betrayal, and rejection. Those are the emotional scars I tend to keep to myself. Why?…

The Unchanging Truth About Your Identity & God’s Love
| | |

The Unchanging Truth About Your Identity & God’s Love

I don’t know about you, but I can be my own worst enemy. Why is it so much easier to think about wh0 I’m not rather than remembering God’s unchanging truth about who I am? You’d think that after years of living with this bad habit, I’d learn to consistently take my negative thoughts captive…

5 Amazing Verses That Will Help You Embrace Grace
| | |

5 Amazing Verses That Will Help You Embrace Grace

What is grace and what does it mean to embrace grace? Max Lucado wrote… God answers the mess of life with one word, “Grace.” I’ve often heard it said that grace is God’s “undeserved favor.” I typically share the following definitions for grace and mercy… And one more says… For Christians, grace is the free…

5 Verses that will Inspire You with Hope and Encouragement
| | | |

5 Verses that will Inspire You with Hope and Encouragement

I don’t know about you, but this is the time of year when I really need a bit of encouragement. The fun of the holidays is long past, the anticipation of the new year has fallen into a winter routine, the resolutions I believed would be good habits are sporadic at best, and well, it’s…

How God’s Love and Grace Can Make the Impossible Possible
| | |

How God’s Love and Grace Can Make the Impossible Possible

I used to think that God’s love for me was determined by my behavior. That a better attitude and actions would result in God’s greater love and a better life. Now, while it’s true that living in obedience may prevent some of life’s immediate negative consequences . . . it’s not true that God’s love…