Self control bible reading plan

Steps To Self-Control

Self-Control When I Have None I’ve always thought it ironic that self-control was the last Fruit of the Spirit. Did Paul write it that way on purpose? In my life,  by the time I repeat Galatians 5:22-23 (the Fruit of the Spirit verse), I usually have some self-control. I repeated this verse often as a … Continue reading “Steps To Self-Control”

Scriptures to Help You Keep Praying When You’ve Lost Hope

Sometimes it’s hard to keep praying. I know. A few years ago I was disenchanted with prayer. My heart was broken and weary. I was angry and confused. Grief stricken. My best friend, my only sister, lost a battle to cancer despite trillions of prayers and faith that could move mountains. “Why do we pray … Continue reading “Scriptures to Help You Keep Praying When You’ve Lost Hope”

What God Values (You)

Do you struggle with worth and value? It’s a terrible feeling. I think it’s one of the greatest lies of the enemy of our souls—the lie that we aren’t valuable. I’ve struggled with it for years, especially when I was a stay-at-home mom. The world values talent, beauty, money, and success, and if we don’t … Continue reading “What God Values (You)”

Obeying God When It’s hard

Sometimes it’s easy to follow God. But other times His leading may be unclear or hard to obey because it doesn’t seem to make sense to us. Obeying God can be difficult. I was always an obedient child. It wasn’t because I was GOOD. My obedience grew from another source, a desire to please. Yep, … Continue reading “Obeying God When It’s hard”

Are You Covered?

It’s one of my favorite scenes in the Bible. Boaz awakes suddenly, turns over to find a woman next to him and her words were, “Will you cover me please?” Well, not in those specific words. That’s the Andy Lee paraphrase. This is how Ruth 3: 9 reads: There have been many debates about the … Continue reading “Are You Covered?”

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