Category Archives: CHRISTIAN LIVING

SUFFERING ALONE & LINKUP {WEEK 3}

Suffering Alone You have caused my beloved and my friend to shun me; my companions have become darkness.  (Psalm 88:18) Have you ever been in the midst of a personal crisis, only to feel that your friends have disappeared? Even if you did forgive them for

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IS GOD LOST?

Is God Lost? This is a question one of my Facebook page fans asked me two days ago. And requested I write about it someday. I may not have all the answers or this post may not strike a chord, but I pray the Holy

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Jesus Teaches about Fasting

FASTING: This last act of worship, fasting, is a little bit different than the other’s we’ve talked about: giving or praying. God wants you give and He wants you to pray. Those are commands. But you know what, I don’t think God really cares if

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Jesus Teaches about Prayer: 3030 Challenge #Day 10

  PRAYER:  Sometimes when we pray, it’s hard not to wonder what other people are thinking about our prayer. Did I say the right words? Did they notice that I had trouble finding that perfect phrase? Did they think it was too long? Or maybe

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Introduction: EncourageMe Monday Link Up

Everyone needs encouragement! Don’t you get discouraged sometimes? Haven’t you ever felt like quitting? quit writing, blogging and all? We all face moments and days when our hearts take a nose dive and our world looks bleak, those lonely days of writing, days when nothing is

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Jesus Teaches about Revenge: 3030 Challenge #Day 7

Sweet Revenge: I read and quote here a statement made around 120 A.D., by  a Roman satirist named Juvenal: Indeed, it’s always a paltry, feeble, tiny mind that takes pleasure in revenge. You can deduce it without further evidence than this, that no one delights

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Jesus Teaches about Vows: 3030 Challenge #Day 6

Vows: To tell the truth or not… If you think about it, it’s one of the first skills we learn all by ourselves, usually without the assistance of any parent or teacher. We don’t even need to have it modeled by someone else. We just have

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Jesus Teaches about Divorce: 3030 Challenge #Day 5

Divorce  So far so good in this 30 days journey on the teachings of Jesus, we’ve talked about salt. Jesus says we are the salt of the earth. As salts, we are to add taste to the world around us. Then we saw that we

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Jesus Teaches about Lust: 3030 Challenge #Day 4

LUST You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.  But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.  If your right eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out

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Jesus Teaches about Anger: 3030 Challenge #Day 3

Anger:  “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder,[a] and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’  But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again,

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Jesus Teaches about Light: 3030 Challenge #Day 2

YOU ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD… When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12) “You are the light of

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Jesus Teaches about Salt: 3030 Challenge #Day 1

 YOU ARE THE SALT OF THE EARTH… “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.” (Matthew 5:13,

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3030 CHALLENGE…

What is the 3030 Challenge? Are you studying the Bible or just reading it? God doesn’t want us to just skim His Word…He wants us to meditate on it…to allow it to change us from the inside out. That’s why I’m doing this challenge: to study God’s

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Happy New Month…

Hi friends, Happy new month to you all. I know this is rather late, coming on the 3rd day of the month. I’m really sorry about that. I really appreciate your support on this blog. Thank you for all your comments, likes, shares, personal emails,

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5 reasons to serve without competing

RE-BLOGGED FROM:  Soul Friends Books by:   Jodi Meiter 1.  God called each of us to shine for Him.  He created us.  He sustains us.  He purposes to use us to reflect His glory.  When we focus on Him and follow Him, He will shine through us to

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7 Tips Everyone Should Follow When Reading the Bible

The Bible isn’t the easiest book for the modern day reader to understand. Filled with dated words, strange metaphors, various styles of literature and written for a cultural very different from ours, it can be a bit perplexing to know how to correctly interpret what

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It’s Not About Me

It’s not about me. I am not the center of the universe, and I don’t have to be. The earth does not revolve around me, and it doesn’t have to. Everything is not about me, and it doesn’t have to be. I’ve come to realize

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Don’t Be Like Jonah!

Early in the day, I can be heard asking God to reveal His will for me. Many times, I am quickly aware of a direction I should take. Sometimes, though I am not so sure. At times, such as these, I continue on with my

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