Matthew 5:16 NLT, “... let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” We have a golden opportunity everyday to let our light shine by showing the love of Jesus. True, there are times when this is easier than others, but nevertheless through Christ we … Continue reading Let Your Light Shine
As Independence Day, (4th of July), is approaching here in America, the word that is staying on my heart is “prayer”. We need prayers for repentance, healing, justice, equality, compassion, wisdom, peace...the list goes on and on. 2 Chronicles 7:14 NIV, ”if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray … Continue reading Prayers for the Nation
Psalm 89:14 NIV, “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.” On Sunday, my Pastor shared this verse during the sermon. Considering the state of the world we are living in, this verse brings security and peace. Righteousness, justice, love, and faithfulness flow from God’s heart to ours. … Continue reading From God’s Heart to Ours
Proverbs 29:25 NIV, “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.” Proverbs 29:25 GNT, “It is dangerous to be concerned with what others think of you, but if you trust the LORD, you are safe.” This verse is an encouragement as we walk with the … Continue reading Don’t Fear People
2 Timothy 1:7 NLT, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. Fear is one of the many ways that the enemy attempts to steal from us. He uses fear to keep us from walking in the freedom that the Lord Jesus died to give … Continue reading Leave Your Fears Behind
Although my earthly Father passed away from cancer twenty years ago last month, I’m thankful for the years I had with him while he was here. I always remember how hard my Dad worked, and I appreciate the sacrifices he made for our family. He gave his life to the Lord shortly before he passed … Continue reading Blessings to You on Father’s Day!
1 John 4:16 NIV, “And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.” We’re blessed that we can rely on God’s unconditional love. Knowing that we have His love everyday brings security. Although we are learning and … Continue reading Rely On God’s Love