Classic Hymns Book Review

Book review for Classic Hymns: Read & Reflect with the Classics Authors: B&H Editorial Staff I received this book from B&H Publishing in exchange for an honest review. The opinions expressed here are completely my own.   This book is the latest in the Read & Reflect with the Classics series. Each of the books…

2018

2018 Are you ready for the new year? Plans, resolutions, goals… It can seem a little overwhelming. Maybe you’ve experienced beginning a new year with a goal to improve some area in your life, only to give up in a few weeks. I know the feeling ūüė¶ I am not one to easily give up…

The Shepherd’s Way

It seems that often the shepherds are overlooked. Maybe because they don‚Äôt seem as interesting as the wise men who followed the star. We picture the wise men in royal robes surrounded by mystery. The shepherds were uneducated men of low status. They would certainly not stand out in a crowd. These ordinary shepherds bring…

Corrie’s Christmas Memories

Corrie ten Boom shared her thoughts and memories about Christmas in her book¬†Corrie‚Äôs Christmas Memories.¬†She loved to share about the birth of Jesus and the visit of the shepherds. When I think of this story it makes me so happy. Do you know why? Because I know that the baby Jesus was born in Bethlehem…

Ruth Myers

Lately, I have been encountering stress and anxiety to an increasing degree. Most likely anyone who reads this will be able to understand the feeling because it seems as if we all are having the same experience today. I stumbled across an old audio recording that blessed me and I believe it will bring some…

Time with Corrie

Let’s visit with Corrie ten Boom today. (The following is gathered from Corrie’s writings) We have a Father in heaven who is almighty. Trust Him and you will experience miracles. Is your future a friend this morning? Remember that God is in control. We see Your miracles every day, Father, if we only open our…

Purpose of Bible Study

As we enter the season of Fall many of us are excited to be starting new Bible studies! So, let’s¬†stop and think for a moment about our motivation. What is the purpose of Bible study? Choosing to study the Bible is obviously a wise use of your time. You might describe this activity as having…

September Bible Studies

August is rushing by and we will soon find ourselves flipping a page on the¬†calendar. SEPTEMBER Back to school, cooler weather, scarves, jackets… September is also time for new Bible studies. There¬†are many groups, local and online offering Bible studies beginning at the end of August or within the first two¬†weeks of September. Now is…

Aware

Before Jesus died, He told His followers that He would leave them. BUT He promised that they would receive the Holy Spirit who would be with them forever (John 14:16). After His death and resurrection, He told His followers that they would receive power through the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49; Acts 1:8). Jesus did not…

Adventure with Jesus

If you missed it, please take a quick moment to read the last post,¬†Constant Prayer. That post was basically an introduction to the subject of living in the awareness of Jesus being actually present with you. You might call it God-awareness or the practice of the presence or something else but regardless of what you…

Constant Prayer

Constant Prayer You may already be familiar with some Bible verses that mention constant prayer but please take the time to look at a few scriptures with me today. If you have your Bible handy, please find the following verses. I hope you are able to read the entire chapter or more surrounding these verses….

Anxious ?

¬† ¬† ¬† We are indeed living in uncertain times. Many people are experiencing¬†fearful and anxious thoughts just as a result of hearing the daily news. As Christians, this is an opportunity for us to shine in dark times. Our trust is not in ourselves, the government, or the wisdom of man. Our trust is […]