One day, I was looking for a particular toy for my son. Stepping on my tippy toes, I blindly reached into a large box on a high shelf in my closet and scooped up a handful of small toys. As I held it up to see if I had the desired toy, this is what… Continue reading Can’t Sleep?
Whether I feel defeated or victorious, strong or weak, praying God's Word is always effective. I wrote the following prayer so that I could remember to acknowledge God's promises when I pray, regardless of how I feel. Lord, I pray that you will send your workers into ______’s life to plant the seed and water… Continue reading How to Pray Effectively For an Unbeliever … When You Don’t Know What to Say
Is your heart heavy because someone you love rejects Jesus as Savior? Perhaps he(she) calls himself an atheist. Or maybe, he just refuses to search for Truth and instead stands stubbornly in the darkness, clinging to "intellectual" arguments that support his atheistic beliefs. If you've been praying for someone for a long time, don't give… Continue reading Promises That Will Encourage You To Keep Praying for Someone You Love
The first 11 days I was running on adrenalin. I arrived in town the night before he came home from a 6-day hospital stay resulting from complications of a severe bout with the flu. Extreme coughing had broken a vertebra in his back and caused a huge hematoma that resulted in a 40% blood loss.… Continue reading The Care Giver
A reader recently shared that she was struggling with depression. I have to fight depression from time to time, too. It’s like a sad situation or thought gets stuck in my mind. Do you know what I'm talking about? The first thing I do is ask the Lord to help me. Depression may seem like it… Continue reading How to Fight Depression
Is backsliding forgiven? Is there anything in the Bible about it? Is there any example of a Christian backsliding and then being restored? I don't think so! I can't think of anyone! As these thoughts crept into my mind, a panicky feeling started to embrace me. In church Sunday, The Lord let me know right away… Continue reading No One Can Snatch You Out of His Hand
Do you ever get stumped? You just don't know if it is God's will for you do a certain thing. You think it might be, but you aren't sure. An opportunity came to me recently, but I didn't know what to do. I searched the Scriptures to find out and the Lord answered my prayer.… Continue reading Is This God’s Will?