Prayer Journey — Your Ways

Your ways dear God are truth, the path to life. Everyday there are distractions and detractors who attempt to divert me from your path. Fill me with your wisdom. Help me to be attentive to your call, your direction. May I clearly hear your voice when the clamor of nosies in this world seek to […]

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Friday Faith

But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever. I will give You thanks forever, because You have done it, And I will wait on Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your godly ones. […]

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A Guiding Hand in the Storm

There’s an interesting thing I noticed when I was reading Matthew 14:22-32. This is the passage where the disciples set out in a boat to go to the other side ahead of Jesus. While crossing, they are buffeted by wind and waves. Then they see Jesus walking on the water and are scared, thinking it’s […]

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Driving Out Our Creation

Jesus entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling, saying to them, “It is written, ‘AND MY HOUSE SHALL BE A HOUSE OF PRAYER,’ but you have made it a ROBBERS’ DEN.” – Luke 19:46-47 (NASB) The point where faith intersects our life. At what point does our life of creating […]

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The Lord is on Your Side

There are times in life when I feel overwhelmed by the evil in the world. It seems that I will be overtaken by those who pursue me with false accusations and malicious words. At these times, David’s words in the Psalms resonate with me. Psalm 35:1-3 is one example: “Plead my cause, O LORD, with […]

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A Confusing Path

There have been times in my life where I’ve wondered why God guided me along a certain path. At the time it didn’t make sense, but later I began to see the wisdom in some of these diversions. In some cases, He steered me away from something I wanted to do and ultimately saved me […]

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Loving Less to Love More

Jesus often used strong words to make a point. Luke 14:26 is no exception: If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple (NASB). Hate is a word that jumps out […]

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