Discerning God’s Will

 “God’s will is not difficult to find, confusing to follow, or easy to miss. Even in the face of our sometimes foolish choices, God can lead us back into the center of his perfect will,”   By Jerry Sittser, The … Continued

God Has Chosen You

In my last post, I talked about the fact that Christians are called to be saints. God chose us to be saved through sanctification and belief in the truth. (2 Thessalonians 2:13-14) The basic requirement is that we have accepted Jesus … Continued

Stand Still

Three words have intrigued me lately: just stand still. I’ve been enjoying listening to and watching the Pureflix episodes of “Doc.” The song excerpt at the beginning of each episode is “Stand Still” by Billy Ray Cyrus. I’m not sure … Continued

Revisiting Mountaintops

Feb. 15, 2019 Sometimes the dreariness of winter can get a person down about this time of year. The excitement of Christmas and the high hopes of a renewed start in January are past. Now it feels like we just … Continued

Who’s Your First Love? #56

#56 for January 31 Have you ever felt like God was far away and didn’t care about you any more? I did. I felt abandoned. In chapter 63, Isaiah calls us back to our first love, into intimacy with the … Continued

Will You Trust or Resist God’s Love? #50

#50 for January 10, 2019 The Bible says all people are welcome to bind themselves to the Lord, to obey God’s commands and choose what delights him. (Isaiah 56:3). Isaiah warned the leaders of his time that if they continued … Continued

Christmas Preparations Include Naps (2)

Article from Dec. 2017–reprinted Dec. 20, 2018 Naps seem to be a most important part of my Christmas preparations. I do love Christmas. I love knowing that when the time was right, the Son of the eternal God became a … Continued

The Wonderful Plan #46

#46 for December 11, 2018 Isaiah 51 is written to “those who pursue righteousness” (v.1). We can imagine what joy and hope these verses brought to the exiles who believed Isaiah and trusted God. This gave me hope, also. If … Continued

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