I don't remember much from when I was 3, but from as long as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a mommy. Long before I understood or wanted to be married, I wanted to be a mom. Specifically I wanted a bunch of boys and one girl. As my single years extended, the … Continue reading When God Detours Your Life
Think of GOD a moment. Your thoughts cannot reach Him. He is infinitely pure--the heavens are not clean in His sight. He even charges His holy angels with folly! That is one side of the picture. Now look at YOURSELF--a worm that has rebelled against its Creator, loathsome with sin, defiled through and through! When … Continue reading Who But Christ!
"In everything give thanks!" 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Everything we enjoy, should be viewed as coming from the gracious and liberal hand of our sovereign God. All was forfeited by our sin. All that we receive is by His grace. The providence that supplies us--is the wisdom, benevolence, and power of God in operation for us--as … Continue reading In Everything Give Thanks
Sin isn't about human beings being basically okay and just needing a little tweaking in order to be what they were meant to be and do what they were meant to do. No, the damage of sin reaches to every area of our personhood, deeply altering what we thank and what we desire... This is … Continue reading Celebrate Grace!
"What? shall we receive good at the hands of God--and shall we not receive evil?" Are we to view good alone as coming from God? Are we not to look at evil--at our trials, troubles, and tribulations--as coming from Him? Are we to forget His favors, lose sight of His paternal relationship, quarrel with His … Continue reading Everything Short of Hell
The greatness of Christ's merit is known best by sinners in deep distress. The thirstier a man is the more he’ll prize a cup of water; the more our sins break and burden us the more we’ll treasure our Healer & Deliverer. Join us in letting this quote resonate deeply within you. Don’t avoid the … Continue reading Preach the Gospel to Your Guilt
"Blessed Jesus! Your love, like Your agonies, is an unknown and unfathomable depth! It surpasses knowledge. Let it rise and expand before me, until it fills the entire scope of my soul's vision; occupies every niche of my heart; and bears me onward by its all commanding, all constraining influence--in the path of a holy … Continue reading Your Love, Your Agonies