Seek Him first

Seek Him first

I appreciate having the Holy Spirit as my Guide, my Strength-giver, my Comfort-bringer, my Companion. But those are all “for me” reasons. There’s a deeper reason why God gives an indwelling of the Holy Spirit–for others’ good. If we rely...
Valued by Him

Valued by Him

It’s easy to look at those who possess a special gift and wish we could be more like them. But God bestows different gifts on each of us. Every gift is important because every gift contributes to the Kingdom. If you ever catch yourself feeling a little envious,...
By our love

By our love

I love how God designed the Body of Christ. Every member has a purpose that benefits the body as a whole. His desire is for us to encourage and support each other, to mourn with those who mourn and rejoice with those who rejoice. Our unity shows those looking on that...
Stand firm

Stand firm

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite “Sunday School” songs was about the foolish man and the wise man. One man built his house on sand, the other on a rock, and when storms came the house built on sand collapsed while the one built on the rock...
Grace has won!

Grace has won!

Sin’s dark stain no longer encompasses me. I have been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb. My soul has been purchased and my future is secure. No more shame! No more defeat! GRACE has won—sing alleluia!