Orderly Worship

One thing that I have been thinking and praying about is simplifying....   I decided to do a word search in the Bible about simplifying and I found this one.  "For God is not a…

A New Year

At the end of December, I was looking for a devotional to kick start my day.  I spend a bit of time through out the day in the Word.  Plus as part of my devotional…

Knocked Down But Not Out

Yesterday our pastors message was on Acts 14:1-28... 3 cities, 2 men, 1 gospel.... These 2 disciples went to 3 cities and shared the gospel.  The good news was accepted by some but rejected by…

He Knows

I am in 3-4 different Bible studies right now.  One with my life long friends, one (2) at church, 1 online (Scripture Art Journaling) and another one if you want to count our small group. …

Fruit of the Spirit – Peace

I am working on series of kits on the Fruit of the Spirit... Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there…

Celebrate Easter Everyday???

I want to share parts of the message we heard yesterday in church.... What does Easter mean? Jesus did exactly what He claimed to do!  ....   He died on the cross for our sins,…

Blessed Easter

Happy Easter - or Happy Resurrection Celebration! Do you celebrate our Risen Lord? Jesus knew, even before the creation of the world, that He would need to die on the cross for our sins.  Yet…

Blessed

I am going to do a walk thru Psalm 119.... Psalm 119: 1-8 1 Blessed are those whose way is blameless,     who walk in the law of the Lord! 2 Blessed are those who keep his…

Six Miles From Jesus

This Sunday in church, this was our Pastor's title: "Six Miles From Jesus".  In Matthew 2, we read about the journey of the wise men to visit the newborn King. King Herod was troubled at…

Why Do We Have Hard Days?

I am going to try to get back into regular blogging etc now that we are settling into some new routines in our new house...  I am working thru a series of questions that our…

Fishers of Men

What is life all about? Why are we here? Isaiah 43:7 everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory whom I formed and made. God made us for His glory...…

Help???

“Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” -Galatians 6:2 How are we helping each other? Are we a burden or a burden-lifter? Do we encourage those around us? My heart is…

Thankful to God

Philippians 1:3-11 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, 5 because of your partnership in the…

Spiritual Blessing in Christ!

Yesterday I read Ephesians 1: 3-14 and I have been dwelling on these verses. 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual…

God’s Word

Heaven and earth will pass away, but My Words will not pass away.  Matthew 24:35 This year I have been listening to the Bible on my phone... in the morning,  in my bedroom, while resting…

Rejoice and Be Glad

May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! May those who love your salvation say evermore, "God is great!" Psalm 70:4 Are you seeking for God? Rejoice = to be glad; take…

Disaster Preparedness

Today's news is pretty devastating with all of the deaths, loss of homes, businesses in the southern US....  Even with advanced warning, over 200 people are no longer with this....  Could these people have been…

Leaving A Legacy

In the scrapbooking world, we talk a lot about leaving a legacy with our layouts to future generations....  What type of legacy are you building??? Today, I started reading 1 Corinthians (chapter 1).  I found…

Delight In The Lord

One of my favorite Psalms is Psalm 1 - Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of…

Ambassadors of Christ

Interesting title for this post... But as I write I am struck at how this word Ambassadors describes who we are and what we should be doing as Christians... Last week, as I was reading…

Perfect Peace

Today, as I was reading Isaiah 26, I was struck by these verses on peace.... 3You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. 4Trust in the…

Praise Him!

1. The LORD reigns; he is robed in majesty; 2. Your throne is established from of old;  you are from  everlasting. 4. the LORD on high is mighty! 5. 5Your decrees are very trustworthy;  holiness…