Heart and Soul

Do you know how to worship God? Have you heard the type of worship God desires? Do you know what it means to worship God in Spirit and in truth? Is your worship haphazard? Do you worship in fits and spurts? Is God on your mind every day? Many of us have been told weContinue reading “Heart and Soul”

Be Holy

Are you holy? What does it mean to be holy? Does the image of a perfect person come to mind? Do you think of an older person in your church? Do you think of perfection? Do you believe that only God can be holy? Being holy does require commitment on our part. We must commitContinue reading “Be Holy”

God Speaks

Have you ever wished you knew what God was thinking or what he was planning? Does it seem as though you are meandering through life without a clue? Would you like to know if you are following God’s path for you? Despite what we are often told, we can know what God wants us toContinue reading “God Speaks”

Throne of Grace

Have you approached the throne? Do you know what is expected when you approach the throne? Are you willing to bend the knee? Are you willing to bow your head? Will you submit to the rule of the King? We don’t often think of thrones in our country. We haven’t lived under a monarchy inContinue reading “Throne of Grace”

Admit Failings

Have you ever needed something and had no idea how you would acquire it? Have you needed to be somewhere and unsure how you would get there? Has it ultimately worked out? Did it come about because of your belief that God would provide? We may face a situation where we are in dire needContinue reading “Admit Failings”

Mary’s Example

What do you know about Mary, Jesus’ Mother? Do you know she continued with the apostles? Do you know she followed the Law of the Jews? Do you know she enticed Him to perform His first miracle? Mary was a woman of amazing faith, submissiveness, and flexibility. Her faith and submissiveness allowed her to speakContinue reading “Mary’s Example”

Do It All for the Glory of God

Do it all to the glory of God! Paul told the Colossians to do everything in the name of Jesus. If we do that, we do everything in truth and love. If we do that, we will be respected and honored by others. If we do that, we will not have the hate, malice, disgust,Continue reading “Do It All for the Glory of God”

Servant Mary

Have you thought what it might have been like to be in Mary’s shoes? Have you imagined what it would have been like to have an angel appear to give you a message from God? What would your reaction be? Mary was a young, teenage girl. She was betrothed to Joseph. Though the marriage ceremonyContinue reading “Servant Mary”

Mary’s Joy

As we approach Christmas day while focusing on the four weeks of advent, we review one specific word to focus on each week. This week is joy. As we look at Mary, we see the perfect attitude to achieve the joy we desire. As Mary listened to the proclamation of Gabriel, she submitted to God’sContinue reading “Mary’s Joy”

Peace of Christ

Is peace missing from your life? Have you been pursuing peace without finding it? Have you found peace for a short period of time, and it does not last? Have you turned to the One who can bring lasting peace into your life? Many of us will say we seek peace. We will try allContinue reading “Peace of Christ”