Seeing Through Deceit

Have you ever been in a situation where someone approaches you with a request, but there is something about it that seems suspicious? The person looks credible, their story believable; even their request appears reasonable. They act humble and respectful, God-fearing; yet you have that gnawing feeling that something doesn’t seem right. How do you […]

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Sunday Praise

Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NASB)

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Prayer Journey — Accumulation

Dear Lord, in this life I have accumulated many things. Yet I am reminded this morning of what I have accumulated from you dear God. You nurtured my young faith decades ago, placing it in fertile soil and raising it up with the hands of your faithful. You have given me strength at times when […]

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Prayer Journey — Long Road

The road in this life is filled with twists and turns. I’ve made wrong turns and ended up at dead ends. Some days the traveling is rough, full of bumps and ruts. Other days I’m stuck and unable to move. But you dear Lord — you call me, direct me, guide me; carefully pulling me […]

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