Jeremiah is an example of what Paul was talking about in 1 Corinthians 7. The Lord wanted Jeremiah's undivided attention. He wanted his prophet to be concerned about nothing else except pleasing God, and especially so because he lived in a time of spiritual crisis. We need more of that kind of godly singleness in … Continue reading A Divine Calling
Had I any vague premonition of my present plight when I was six, I would have demanded that Stephen Herbison (incontestably the catch of the second grade) put his marriage proposal into writing and have it notarized. I do want this piece to be practical, so to all you first-graders: CARPE DIEM. Over the past … Continue reading Singled Out For Him
Today, I have a group of people on my heart. Those of you who want marriage and have prayed for marriage, but, so far it hasn’t come. For some singles Valentines is the most depressing day of the year. I can sympathize with you. But, it doesn’t have to be!!! Instead of looking at what … Continue reading Happy Valentines Day!
For all my friends that are waiting...on a child, spouse, house, etc. This post is for you! The angel Gabriel told Mary that nothing is impossible with God (Luke 1:37). Then her cousin, Elizabeth, told Mary, "Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished!” (Luke 1:45 … Continue reading Christmas Perspective
Yes, this is a real picture. No it is not mine. I found it on the internet. Admit it ladies, you have a list. It may not be specific names (or it may be ), but you have some sort of list. You know the list you mentally go through every time you meet an … Continue reading Superman?
All of us long for security and a certain level of creature comforts. Sometimes God is pleased to provide far more than we actually need. But sometimes He allows us to “do without”-to experience unfulfilled longings-so that we might come to recognize our need for Him…There are times when God actually causes His children to … Continue reading Longings Are Not Sin
“I’ve sinned in this area for so long. Here’s the game plan. I’m going to do ___ and then this_____. And if I keep telling myself ______ than I won’t struggle with this anymore.” “I’ve tried to trust. I’ve tried to hope. It always ends up in disappointment. I’ll just put that desire on the … Continue reading Building Fences: Are You A Pro?