Hurts and Wounds Within: Hidden Poison

Hurts and wounds lodged within can poison us not only emotionally but physically and in other ways. Hurts within us can also poison those around us. Hurts and wounds occur when we are wronged, when things don't play out as we had hoped, or when we are misunderstood. Someone spreads a rumor or speaks negatively … Continue reading Hurts and Wounds Within: Hidden Poison

Having a Consecrated Heart, Part 3: Walking It Out

In Part 1, I spoke of what having a consecrated heart means. In Part 2, we covered how Jesus sympathizes with us in weaknesses and trials. In Part 3, I want to share some keys walking all this out. Key #1: It's a Choice and Desire Romans 12:1 says, "I appeal to you therefore, brethren, … Continue reading Having a Consecrated Heart, Part 3: Walking It Out

Unless You Repent

At church our interim pastor shared from the letter to the church at Ephesus: "...I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand … Continue reading Unless You Repent