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All to Him I Owe

    I laid awake gripped with fear and anxiety about my future. I am in so much debt that there is no way I could ever pay it all back on my salary. I am not even sure how I am going to meet my basic necessities. I cried out to to God, because I need someone to save … Continue reading

You Can’t Take it With You

I like to hunt. There is something about capturing your prey and taking it home that thrills me. However, I don’t hunt in the woods. I hunt at garage sales hoping to find a bargain on something I want or need. Occasionally, I will shop at an estate sale. So far they’ve all been similar. … Continue reading

Don’t Go Back to Egypt

When I read of the Israelites’ journey out of Egypt and their lack of faith I shake my head and shudder at their unbelief and ungratefulness. However, it struck me that I, too, can be one of them. And again, I shudder… There are similarities between the Israelite community and me. We both were: Enslaved … Continue reading

Rahab’s Reward

God is a faithful rewarder. “…He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.” (Hebrews 11:6) When we put our faith into action, God rewards us. When I reward a certain behavior in my children, it is because I want to encourage that behavior for the future. God desires us to be faithful. Micah 6:8 states, “Mankind, … Continue reading

#WhoIsJesus

I was pleasantly surprised that #WhoIsJesus is trending on Twitter as I write this blog. Jesus asked a similar question recorded in three of the four gospels, excluding the book of John. He asked His disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” (Mark 8:27). Jesus wasn’t having an identity crisis. I believe He was … Continue reading

To Sow and not to Sew

I have a sewing project I’ve been working on more slow than steady. In the daytime, when energies are somewhat high, I want to work on it. But having a curious preschooler nearby keeps me from getting out the pins and patterns. The best time for me to sew is when the kids are tucked … Continue reading

The First First Christian Church

We’ve come a long way since the beginning of the early church in Acts Chapter 2, at least in America. Freedom of religion allows American Christians to worship without the threat of persecution, but in turn has allowed us to get comfortable in our worship. We have come to expect certain luxuries such as: cushy pews, awesome sound … Continue reading