Category Archives: Words of Life

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 [...]

Are Hard Times Blinding Your Faith?

It is inevitable that our faith in God, that which we say we believe, will be tried while living in this world. When spiritual belief is tes [...]

Grace to Let God of Anger

Many people are afraid of their own anger and don’t know quite how to handle this uncomfortable emotion. There have been times in my life [...]

The Power of God’s Favor and Surrender

“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 [...]

He is Faithful in the Storm

The disciples were Jesus’ chosen, unique followers.   On this particular day they had personally witnessed Jesus performing many mighty [...]

I Am a Servant

The scriptures declare in the old and new testament, “Say to the Daughter of Zion [inhabitants of Jerusalem]. Behold, your King is coming [...]

Your Faith is Pleasing to God

What pleases God? We might answer: being a good person, going to church, helping people, and so forth. Although a “good work” in and of [...]

Stepping Forward in Courage

Courage is needed to keep stepping forward on our earthly spiritual journey. Without the Lord’s positive energy we can do nothing, and wit [...]

Jesus in the Temple

Jesus walked to Jerusalem, when the time was close for the Jewish Passover to begin. Jesus always walked in the way of compassion which is a [...]

The Spiritual Beauty of Dove’s Eyes

The Spiritual Beauty of Dove’s Eyes “Behold, you are beautiful, my love! Behold, you are beautiful! You have doves’ eyes” [...]

Power to Overcome the Spirit of Fear

What do we do when diabolical fear assaults our heart and mind, while at the same time; reasoning brings no relief from the panic this torme [...]
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