Category Archives: Words of Life

Loving the World

The Bible teaches that our flesh man can be easily drawn into lust, greed, and the pride of life, while our spiritual man understands that t [...]

Believing through Hard Times

It’s not always easy to believe that God wants to bestow His goodness on you, especially during prolonged, difficult, demanding, challengi [...]

Finding Peace within Imperfect Circumstances

Most people believe the path to peace and joy is created by experiencing “ideal” circumstances, and we all have different ideas and thou [...]

Shelter Me, Oh Lord!

When Jesus left the upper room with his disciples, he went to the Mount of Olives, his place of secret prayer. There he told the apostles, [...]

The Spirit of Fear

In our world, the spirit of fear torments the human race. In many areas, our spirit, soul, and body are easily sucked into fear’s vortex o [...]

The Path to Larger Faith

“And he said to him, ‘Well done, excellent bond servant! Because you have been faithful and trustworthy in a very little [thing] you sha [...]

Merry Christmas!

“For unto us a child is born…for unto us a Son is given… and the Glory of the Lord shall be revealed”. It has always humbled and ama [...]

The Blessed Mother of Jesus

“Then Mary said, Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be done to me according to what you have said. And the angel left “Luke [...]

Are You Angry with God?

Job, whom God called a righteous man, was sick and tired of it all! In various ways, he and his family had been persistently attacked by the [...]

Run to God to Attain Rest

   When life is hard and we feel overwhelmed by a current situation or we are worried about our unknown future, or maybe we are greatl [...]

The Need for Balance In Our Lives

In the physical realm, if our diet consists of too many fats, carbohydrates, sweets, etc., and not enough vegetables, water or protein, etc. [...]

Dove’s Eyes

“Behold, you are beautiful, my love! Behold, you are beautiful! You have doves’ eyes” (Song of Solomon 1:15). Most of us a [...]

God Uses Our Words

As followers of Christ, we are told that God desires to use what we say to help others heal, and grow spiritually. He would like to use our [...]

The True Meaning of Blessed

When we hear the word blessed, many think of material increase or a carefree life without major problems. Yet, just because people have plen [...]

Fret Not!

  “Cease from anger and forsake wrath; fret not yourself-it tends only to evildoing.” (Psalm 37:8).   The dictionary proclaims [...]

The God Who Sees in Secret

“And your Father Who sees in secret will reward you openly” (Matthew 6:4b). God recognizes every act of kindness, service, and love we d [...]

The Prodigal

Most of us are familiar with the parable that Jesus told about the loving father (a prototype of God) and his reckless, hedonistic son (a pr [...]

Feeling Trapped in Despair?

  God gave his chosen prophet Jeremiah the mission of proclaiming his truth to Israel in order to restore their broken relationship, an [...]

True Compassion

The Merriam-Webster dictionary states: compassion is a feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc. Many hurting [...]

True Faith

Hope is a vital factor and a stepping stone in developing living faith. Hope tells us, our expectations in God will somehow work out- hopefu [...]

Tearing Down-Letting Go-Building Up

Our spiritual selves are ever in the process of being renewed and remodeled into a fuller and more perfect likeness of Him Who created us.  [...]

Stability in the Day of Adversity

  In our challenging world most of us long to be stable individuals with calm and steady temperaments – not excitable people who [...]

What Do You Do When You are Afraid?

Fear is not from God, in fact He wants to give us the opposite- His spirit of love and power. As we grow in our relationship with Jesus, we [...]

Rend Your Hearts

During Bible times, when people experienced loss, anger, grief, or despair, the custom of “tearing garments” as an outward sign of their [...]

Drawing Close to the Pain Brings a Blessing

When Jesus was born in a stable at Bethlehem the shepherds came and worshipped Him, and the star of wonder guided wise men to bring gifts of [...]

Open Hands/Open Heart

In wisdom and love God calls us to open our hearts and cast our anxieties, worries, and concerns onto Him. The dictionary states that the wo [...]

Looking at the Heart

The outward appearance of our lives is often different from what’s really going on inwardly. Our ego works very hard to make the external [...]

A Larger Place

There will be seasons of difficulty and problems for all of us who live on fallen planet Earth. More often than not, when we find ourselves [...]

Releasing the Burden

Is your heart and mind burdened down with the weight of anxiety, fear, or worry? Many times King David, a man after God’s own heart, exper [...]

Don’t Give Up on Life!

Sometimes life gets hard! Usually at first, we struggle to fix what’s broken, whether the trouble we are experiencing is with our job, fam [...]

Show Me What Love is Jesus

Most believers recognize 1Corinthians 13 as the Bible’s love chapter. This New Testament section enlightens us as to what God’s higher l [...]

In the Day of Trouble

We have all experienced days or seasons of trouble and difficulty. During these times we usually feel the need to lean on God. Often our pro [...]

Light that Pierces the Darkness

In the physical realm, when it’s dark we are unable to see. In the spiritual realm, darkness which is the opposite of ‘the Light’ blin [...]

Discovering Our True Identity

We come into this world seeking after our true identity, and longing to be loved. If our parents of origin were full of God’s grace, and s [...]

Simply Trusting

Even though most of us work hard at planning and ordering our lives, sometimes the challenge of life’s  changing circumstances seems too [...]

Our Plans vs. God’s Plans

Many times we make important decisions and plans for the future based on our fear of what might happen, or what might not happen. Our anxiet [...]

Who is the Greatest?

Jesus’ disciples came to know Him as teacher, friend, healer, Messiah, and Savior. They followed Him throughout His earthly ministry, and [...]

A Legacy of Faith and Love

“Fathers, don’t exasperate your children to anger, but raise them up with loving discipline and counsel that brings the revelation of ou [...]

Yielding to Extravagant Love

God has called us to live a life of freedom in the Holy Spirit. Yet this wonderful freedom is not given to us as an opportunity to set up ba [...]

Press On!

When our faith in Jesus Christ is thriving, and the Holy Spirit is pouring his amazing love, powerful joy, and the peace that passes underst [...]

Surrender Your Works to the Lord

As a Christian, what are you working on? Maybe you are working on providing for and raising a family, getting an education, going to your jo [...]

The Signs of the End of the Age

Some of Jesus disciples remarked about the beauty of the temple. They pointed out all the lovely adornments and how it was built with excell [...]

The Great Day of Christ Return

Today, many Christians believe we are living in the end times of the age, and the return of Jesus Christ is close at hand. But many Christia [...]

The Power of Spiritual Renewal

Because it is easy to get pulled into, and walk in the chaos and cares of this world, Jesus calls us to come close, so our mental and spirit [...]

A Beautiful Mother

“Her children rise up and call her blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied)” Proverbs 31:28. On this Mother’s Day I would like to [...]
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