A Prayer for Those Messy Moments You Want to Take Back

09. February 2017 faith 11
A Prayer for Those Messy Moments You Want to Take Back
It happened so quickly. The words flew out of my mouth before I could lasso them back. And there was no putting the messy toothpaste verbal spew back into the tube it came from (my mouth.) I was tired. I didn’t mean to say those words! The minute I heard myself say it I thought, ...

7 Verses on God’s Protection #BiteofBread

7 Verses on God’s Protection #BiteofBread
The room fell silent as all eyes focused on me for a response to her question. Our Sunday school class was studying a Psalm about God being our stronghold, refuge, and fortress. I think the verse talked about God protecting His righteous ones. It was a great scripture. But on this particular Sunday as our ...

If You’re Worried How God’s Going to Provide

02. February 2017 manna, peace, provision 0
If You’re Worried How God’s Going to Provide
We’ve been studying God’s faithfulness this week, and I can’t think of a more fitting story of His faithfulness (besides Jesus) than the provision of manna in the wilderness. Yet with that daily gift came specific regulations. I wonder if the people had nervous thoughts running through their minds about the manna rules. If so, ...

A Seed of Hope Planted #WordWednesday

A Seed of Hope Planted #WordWednesday
  It wasn’t easy to be a prophet. It was a thankless job, one that often-got tomatoes (or worse) thrown at you. People didn’t want to hear about the need to repent and come back to God. They wanted to believe that everything was hunky-dory, even when they knew better. We’re not much different, are ...