WHY you believe WHAT you believe is a matter of life and death. Introduction to “Zero-Based Christianity” and an exercise for Bible Study.
When what you see and what you hear in these end times makes you mad, causes anxiety, or drives you nuts, remember these 12 Scriptures –
How much do you know about “Joy to the World?” The “rest of the story” may surprise you. INSPIRATION on the DAY.
Horses and dogs are fed AFTER my husband and I drink the first pot of coffee in bed and watch the news. The news this morning was as troublesome as the news was yesterday morning and the morning before that. “I don’t like the times we live in.” I said to my husband. Never before […]
Are you certain of God or of your belief in God? The difference between the two is life and death. Bible scholars strive to find certainty, to explain and define the Word of God. Many who hold doctorates in theology don’t live lives inspired by the Word but lives that analyze the words.
“In the realm of belief, when I become certain of my (organization or) creeds, I kill the life of God in my soul because I cease to believe in God and believe in my belief instead.” ~ Oswald Chambers
“What does God want me to do?” This question, or a similar version, is asked by every Christian on a somewhat regular basis. Especially when we believe we are being sent in a particular direction. This short article, DISCERNMENT, shares seven practical steps to discerning God’s will for you. Are you wondering? Questioning? Unsure? Do […]
“For no one does anything in secret while he himself seeks to be known openly.” [John 7:4] Leaders who hide their purpose, plans, or true objectives behind a curtain, whether literal or figurative, practice “Wizard of Oz” leadership. If you recall, this isn’t leadership, but an amplified voice and fake image disguising a little man […]
My husband and I are in the home stretch of preparing our new place. Most of the work inside the house part of the building is done, the horse stalls are finished, and the fence that will keep the equine members of the family off the front porch will be completed by week’s end. Just as a racehorse must push itself to the very limit of what is physically possible in the final furlongs to reach victory, we are also mustering all resources to complete the work at the new, begin to move horse, house, and property stuff, and then make all at the old ready for another family. Fatigue, aching muscles, and stretched resources of all kinds are draining our reserves. Each day we must visit the well of God’s grace that we may begin anew each morning.
I approach a place that is no place I enter a time that knows no hour Lord, may I rest at your feet, Content, secure, at peace. “AND WHAT IF I ASK YOU TO RISE?” Lord, I will rise again.