Bible Study, Encouragement

I Am, In Christ, Chosen (Day 21)

I didn’t choose God, he chose me. "You did not choose me, but I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give you." John 15:16 CSB Do you realize that before the foundation of… Continue reading I Am, In Christ, Chosen (Day 21)

Bible Journaling, Bible Study, Encouragement

Sit on a Cactus Satan

There I stood praying; asking God to show me His will and to make my path clear. Then, I got into my car and began to drive away from a potential home for my family, I again asked the Lord to make His will known to me. "Make it clear Lord! Is this the place… Continue reading Sit on a Cactus Satan

Bible Study, Encouragement

What Happens When You Just Can’t Pray?

Do you face those times in your life when you know that you desperately need to pray and you just can't? There is an ache, a loss, or a feeling of brokenness that you cannot overcome, and you know that you need to call out to the Lord, but the words just won't come. I… Continue reading What Happens When You Just Can’t Pray?

Bible Study, Encouragement

Is my worship pure?

  Jesus cleansed the temple. The concept of our Messiah cleansing the temple replays in my mind in a continual loop today. I can only begin to image the sights and the sounds that came from the vendors set up at the entrance to the temple with birds, lambs, sheep and an assortment of other… Continue reading Is my worship pure?

Bible Journaling, Bible Study

Am I a Pilate?

As I begin a week of reflecting on the death, burial, and resurrection of our Savior, I ponder Pilate. His words in Matthew 27:22-23 (ESV) resonate with my heart.  "Pilate said to them, 'Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?' They all said, 'Let him be crucified!' And he said, 'Why?… Continue reading Am I a Pilate?