Watch your mouth

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 Many believe that this verse is only referring to foul language, such as curse words. Although a goal of this verse definitely [...]

Spring Up

“Spring up, O well!     Yes, sing its praises!" In Numbers 21, the Israelites had been traveling through the wilderness. They were thirsty. God sprung a well among them and they praised Him for it. Sometimes we are in the "wilderness" in our own lives. We feel lost and unfilled. We feel dry and disconnected from [...]

Love is patient

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.”‭‭ Psalms‬ ‭27:14‬ ‭ "If you love me, obey my commandments" John 14:15 “Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it [...]

Stop making excuses!

If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you refuse to forgive others, your Father will not forgive your sins.‭‭ Matthew‬ ‭6:14-15‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Jesus was betrayed in the worst way possible by those who were closest to him. He was sold out and denied by the people [...]

Quiet time- part 2

A truly wise person uses few words; a person with understanding is even-tempered. Even fools are thought wise when they keep silent; with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent.  (Proverbs‬ ‭17:27-28‬) Not only is it important to keep quiet in the presence of the Lord in order to hear his words and direction, but Proverbs [...]

“Quiet” time- part 1

In the past few weeks, God has been stressing to me the imporance of being still and quiet to listen for the answers we are fervently searching for and the relationship we are desperately seeking. Two close friends of mine (in completely different instances) pointed out to me that it's called "quiet time" for a [...]

Forgiveness changes lives

Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.   ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:31-32‬ ‭ We don't realize what we hold onto when we have odd against someone in our [...]