Tag Archives: freedom

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 [...]

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 [...]

Freedom from True and False Guilt

Many years ago, I attended a legalistic church that mainly focused on the outside of people. After salvation the main attention was on what [...]

Release the Weight of your Burden

King David had an honest, open, and real relationship with God, which gave him the freedom to feel and express his heart. When he would rele [...]

Seasons of Forgiveness

“Forgive us the wrongs we have done as we ourselves release forgiveness to those who have wronged us” (Matthew 6:12 tPt). When teaching [...]

Feeling Defeated by Anger or Hurt?

Anger and Hurt are like a hand and glove, and generally speaking these emotions are layered in our hearts when we have experienced some type [...]

Releasing Hurt to the Lord

Psalm 42:3 My tears have been my food day and night, while men say to me all day long, Where is your God? John 11:35   Jesus wept. Crying [...]

Open Hands/Open Heart

“Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and [...]

Working out Anger

“When angry, do not sin; do not ever let your wrath [your exasperation, your fury or indignation] last until the sun goes down. Leave no [ [...]

Forgiveness and Freedom

“Let all bitterness and indignation and wrath [passion, rage, bad temper] and resentment [anger, animosity] and quarreling [brawling, [...]

Staying Balanced in an Unbalanced World

“Be well-balanced [temperate, sober of mind], be vigilant and cautious at all times: for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like [...]

God’s Standard of Love

“Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offens [...]

Guilt and Fear vs. Guilt and Forgiveness

God did not send his Son into the world to judge and condemn the world, but to be its Savior and rescue it! So now there is no longer any co [...]

Healing In Jesus Name

“Surely He has borne our griefs [sicknesses, weaknesses, and distressed] and carried our sorrows and pains [of punishment], yet we [ignora [...]

Not of This Word

In 2013 I wrote this in our “Peace Be Still” Facebook Page and wanted to re-publish it for all to see and a reminder of why we d [...]

Enduring Love

“Love endures long and is patient and kind”(1 Corinthians 13:4a). Sometimes the experience of loving and being loved generates w [...]

Looking Inside the Heart

“For the Lord sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart” ( 1Samuel 16:7b). The outw [...]

Open Hands/Open Hearts

“Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and [...]

Letting Go of Fear

  “Do not be seized with alarm and struck with fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Lu [...]

The Path to Contentment

Be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor giv [...]

Staying Optimistic in a Pessimistic World

  I am thankful to say this- sometime there are some positive, pleasant, encouraging human interest stories on the network and cable ne [...]

Love Covers

“Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offens [...]

Cast Your Burden on the Lord

“Cast your burden on the Lord [releasing the weight of it] and He will sustain you: He will never allow the [consistently] righteous to be [...]

Self-Pity

Job 7:3 “So am I allotted months of futile [suffering], and [long] nights of misery are appointed to me.” At the beginning of Jo [...]

Jesus Loves Me

I can recall the song as I write the title:   Yes Jesus Loves me… Yes Jesus Loves me… Yes, Jesus Loves me… The Bible [...]

Free Indeed

Believe in the Lord and you will be made free. † His Word says “My Peace I leave you” {John 14:27} † It is for freedom that Christ h [...]

Peace, Be Still, and LISTEN!

I have always been moved by the Word of God and especially when he speaks of ‘Peace’ and of ‘Be Still.’ When I hear anyone or see an [...]

Letters to God From Children

Children’s Letters to God † Here are some real letters that children have written to God… Dear God, Instead of letting people die [...]

Never Give Up!

My Friends, when you stumble, Look through the eyes of the Father, just like the eyes of a parent. You see your child trying to walk, they s [...]

The Missing Piece – Is Found in His Peace!

  DAY 88 † WORDS OF LIFE, HEALING & JOY   † John 15:11 (NIV) † I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and tha [...]

I Can Forgive Everyone Except

To forgive… goes beyond earthly comprehension yet we can strive to be like our Lord was when He walked this earth. How easy it is to forgi [...]

Sin is Defeated, God is in Control!

The Lord has defeated the devil and has given us all His Grace & Forgiveness! We are now to have FAITH that our Lord Jesus Christ has re [...]
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