Bible Study, Encouragement

I Am, In Christ, NEW – Bible Study Day 10

Every year around the beginning of November I begin praying that God will give me a word for the new year. It's not a resolution, because, in my opinion, resolutions set us up for failure. But a word from God, now that's something the I love. I find each year as I pray during the… Continue reading I Am, In Christ, NEW – Bible Study Day 10

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?

Bible Study, Encouragement

Redeemed By Christ, He Changed My Name

As I sit scrolling through the life in pictures photos on social media, I begin to ponder life-changing moments. Most of my life has taken place at a time where meals and thoughts are not captured in tweets and grams. Rather, my life is etched in my heart and mind, and the box piled to… Continue reading Redeemed By Christ, He Changed My Name

Bible Study, Encouragement

All Good Things Come To Those Who Wait – Day 7

Patience is not one of my virtues. I am lousy at waiting to be perfectly honest. When I was a kid, I was not the only one who didn't wait well as Christmas approached. Mom was one who always wanted to get into the presents early. So, my family created a tradition of opening a… Continue reading All Good Things Come To Those Who Wait – Day 7