Bible Reading Plan on Trust

I could hear her tears as she told me her frustrations and fears. I held the phone close to my ear straining to hear every word, and I silently prayed to God to grant me the right answer to her questions. I wanted to fix it. That’s what we do, isn’t it? We want to … Continue reading “Bible Reading Plan on Trust”

Three Steps to Fix Your Problems #WordWednesday

  “God helps those who helps themselves” is not from the Bible. Really. I’ve heard people quote it as if it were biblical, but you won’t find it there. Instead, we find verses like this one: “This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel says, “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in … Continue reading “Three Steps to Fix Your Problems #WordWednesday”

When the Calling or Dream isn’t Looking Like You Thought it Would #WordWednesday

I wonder if Moses had any clue he signed up for forty years in the desert . . . when God called him to lead the Israelites to the Promised Land. I wonder how he envisioned this assignment when he stood before the burning bush. I’m sure it didn’t exactly play out as he thought. We know he was … Continue reading “When the Calling or Dream isn’t Looking Like You Thought it Would #WordWednesday”

The Grit and Grace of Faith #WordWednesday

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 I can just see him. Joshua sits near the waters edge of the Jordan waiting for YHWH. The sound of the men and families … Continue reading “The Grit and Grace of Faith #WordWednesday”

Bite of Bread: He is Faithful

  I’ve been waiting for an answer about something the last few weeks. I don’t wait gracefully, even after years walking with Jesus. I know most of us struggle with this. It’s simply not in our nature, is it? I’ve known for a long time that we don’t like to wait. It does give me a little … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: He is Faithful”

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