One of the more tougher subjects is the purity of the mind. "And everyone who thus hopes in Him, purifies himself as He is pure." 1 John 3:3 Especially today it is incredibly hard to keep ourselves pure in our thought lives. Everywhere we look there is something tempting us to take a peek out … Continue reading Purity in Mind
Purity. A word highly valued but very rarely respected and protected. The sad part is, the church and Christians are no different in this department. They live and do things just the same as the rest of the world. What has become of the purity of Christians in relationships? I have recently befriended this amazing … Continue reading Purity in Waiting
"The bigger the calling, the longer the wait." A powerful statement when it comes to pursuing that which God has in store for our lives. The dreams we are to live and watch come true. This could be applied to relationships. For the calling that God has in made for each of us he has … Continue reading Waiting For God
Submission – a word so often misunderstood; feared by women and abused by men. So many people under leaders and bosses fear the word “submit” because of how much damage and pain is involved with submitting. But I do believe it is because of a lack of knowledge and understanding that submission has become a … Continue reading Submission and Accountability
Today I feel I need to share this message. It seems many people are going through tough times and struggles, and we all need a reminder of a very simple yet very famous message: Seeds of love (thought for today): It is always easy to love the people who are near and dear to us, … Continue reading Seeds of Love: Enemies and Persecutors
To all my single friends out there, "The Lord is not slow to fulfil his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you." 2 Peter 3:9 I know that being single can be tough some days, and on other days when you see your friends go through breakups and divorces you silently … Continue reading Single and Blessed
Prayer is powerful. It changes people's lives. Prayer slays demons, heals the sick, encourages the despairing, brings the dead back to life. Prayer is about talking to God, not really asking him anything, simply talking to God. However, God loves to hear our heart's desires, our needs and wants, and He really want to bless … Continue reading Prayer is Powerful (How To)
Dear Friends, When praying for your future spouse, I believe that there are at least 9 things worth considering to pray about, especially if you haven't met that special person yet: 1) salvation 2) spiritual growth 3) protection and safety (from evil, temptation, illness, drugs, etc) 4) wisdom and guidance... 5) education / studies … Continue reading 9 Things to Consider When Praying
Wide, wide as the ocean, high as the heaven above;
Deep, deep as the deepest sea is my Savior’s love.
I, though so unworthy, still am a child of His care;
For His Word teaches me that His love reaches me everywhere. – Charles Miles (1914)
There’s a lot to be said for sunshine, but I’ll admit I also enjoy the occasional cool, wet, rainy week. These last couple of days here have been classic examples of “It’s a little British outside.” But what better weather for getting comfortable, enjoying a pot of coffee, and writing my heart out?
This wet week is especially timely in light of all the new planting in our garden, and the cooler temperatures (yesterday never made its way out of the 50’s) are a refreshing reminder that we live in a part of the country where spring is an actual season rather than a wistful idea.
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There are many of you who are searching for love. Marriage is a calling; a covenant between God, your spouse, and yourself. Many times we become so focused on finding the right person that we forget that we are supposed to become the right person. You wouldn’t walk into your college semester final without doing… via … Continue reading 10 Ways to Prepare for Marriage — Waiting For Your Boaz