Be Still

There are beautiful reminders everywhere, I just need to pause to take notice. 

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Genealogy of Jesus from Matthew and Luke

Genealogy is important to show that Jesus is a real human being who actually existed, and is the Messiah. In the books of Matthew and Luke, Jesus' geneology is traced. Matthew traces Jesus' lineage through Solomon, the legal line through Joseph. While Luke traces Jesus' line through Mary (which was the biological lineage, contrary to the times because legal rights... Continue Reading →

Journeying with Jesus

God's will for my life is to take a journey with Jesus. When God tugs on my heartstrings, I steer down the path He illuminates for me. But what do I do when the path has a "Do Not Enter" sign, or it requires driving in inclement weather? Twice I was certain in the past... Continue Reading →

Faith in our Maker

As I read Psalm 139 this morning, some key verses popped out to me -- 1 You have searched me, Lord,     and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise;     you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down;     you are familiar with all my... Continue Reading →

Relationships Trump Laws

Is obeying the law better than loving your neighbor? Love God and love people. Matthew 22:36-40  “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second... Continue Reading →

Getting to know you Meme

Sheri Edwards challenged some of her PLN friends to reply to the Getting to Know You Meme, and like Theresa Allen, I'm game! Here's how this meme works Acknowledge the nominating blogger. Share 11 random facts about yourself. Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you. List 11 bloggers. Post 11 questions... Continue Reading →

Holiness Does Not Equate Happiness

Happiness is wonderful, but holiness is what God desires. Holiness doesn't guarantee earthly happiness. Mary said yes to submitting to God's will, resulting in the feeling of a sword piercing her soul as she watched her son's crucifixion. Luke 2:25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He... Continue Reading →

Seeing Through Our Blindness

The more we believe and follow Christ, the more we are likely to see, feel, and experience His intervening power. Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Christ has the power... Continue Reading →

Seeking Christ

Actively seeking God is continuous and not a one time thing. Once we become believers, that desire to seek God continues. Hebrews 11:6 says, "And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him." In Greek,... Continue Reading →

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