Do you question your purpose? I have met many Christians who say they have no gifts or talents, who feel they don't do anything for God, who wonder what their ministry is. Do you feel you have no gifts? I want to encourage you. God has given every person natural talents, and every Christian … Continue reading A Life Surrendered To God
It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Psalm 127:2 Do you feel overwhelmed? In this fast-paced world, there are so many expectations that we can put on ourselves. I struggle, quite often, with feeling … Continue reading Walking in Jesus
Jesus died to set us free from the burden of sin! Often it can allude us that something we’re doing is actually sin, and we need to open ourselves to God and allow him to speak the truth into our hearts. This is especially difficult when it's something we enjoy, that appears innocent. Last week, … Continue reading Transparency Before God
When I'm living in Jesus and following the leading of his Spirit, my day flows, and I accomplish things without pushing and striving. When I'm doing things in my own strength, I find myself struggling to get things done, and I often exhaust myself. Jesus is our strength, and he wants us to follow … Continue reading Life in abundance!
Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. 1 Corin 15:51-52 Do you ponder the rapture, … Continue reading When we are transformed!
Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather … Continue reading In your loving hands
Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. … Continue reading In God’s strength and will
Are you a creative person?Do you enjoy art, crafts, making music, writing, cooking, sewing, or other creative activities? Do you sometimes (or often) question the value of your activities? After all, you're not helping people in need, evangelising, or doing what most people would think of as "useful". I enjoy a number of creative activities, … Continue reading Your creativity is important to God!
When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. Psalm 34:17-19 When it's difficult to pray Sometimes, during … Continue reading Jesus knows our suffering
How does God see me? I have an unhealthy need to prove myself which results in striving and anxiety. Due to various things that happened to me as a child, I have struggled with feelings of shame, inadequacy, and unworthiness. Added to that was my Catholic upbringing, which was extremely works based. I had to … Continue reading It’s not what I’ve accomplished that matters to God!