The season of Lent consists of the forty days (minus Sundays) before Resurrection Sunday. Lent is a time of examining our hearts toward God, and of fasting or abstaining from something in order to give more of ourselves to Christ. The days of Lent also remind us of the time in which Jesus fasted in … Continue reading The Life-Giving Season of Lent: Giving More of Ourselves to Christ
Father God has given us each a free will. He has given us a beautiful choice to show love and honor to Him and others. Most often, we think we do this pretty well. Nonetheless, our hearts still contain impurities revealing self-focus and unhealed wounds.
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
Part 2 of The Consecrated Heart. At times we may struggle with living lives of consecration before the Lord. Our emotions or flesh may want to take us in other directions, or our own desires may not be aligned with God's Word. Nonetheless, as our hearts grow in love for God, we will continue to fight the good fight of faith, wanting God's will and not our own.
What will happen to you when you take your last breath? Have you ever wondered? This question must be asked of yourself and you must know whether you can live with the true answer. Will you wish you'd done things differently, everything in your life and destiny? Will you find out who God made you … Continue reading Our Last Breath: Destiny and Love