How in the middle of storms can we sleep through the thunder? When everyone is struggling around us how do we have peace? In times of desperation, how do we turn to Jesus Christ? This is following yesterday's post- Desperate For Toilet Paper (Reckless Love Of God?) I was inspired to write about desperation after … Continue reading Desperate For Christ (Benefits Of Weakness)
Satan said a lot of stuff to Christ to try to tempt Him. Last time, we started to cover the beginning of Christ's temptation and today we are going to finish it. There are some really interesting differences between Matthew and Luke especially. Let's dive in! Today's Reading: Matthew, 4:07-11 Mark 1:13, and Luke 4:05-13 … Continue reading Gospel Journey | Satan Claimed He Had “Authority”
It feels like it has been a while since we have returned after the baptism of Jesus because last week instead of focusing on the New Testament I continued 2 Samuel. (Also, I had the last three posts of this section already written so...it's been awhile for me.) Easter is approaching the next few weeks and … Continue reading Gospel Journey | Was Christ Tempted For Forty Days Or Fasting For Forty Days?
When we left off last time explaining more in detail how we have the choice to serve ourselves or Christ. When we serve ourselves and the longer we serve ourselves the less sensitive we will be to Christ and eventually, God will turn our hardened heart completely over to the flesh. The post left off with … Continue reading Overcoming Temptation | When Temptation Breaks You
The scripture I've selected for this month was. (NIV) Psalms 62:01-02, 05, “Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from Him. Truly He is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will never be shaken. Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from Him.” Ever since … Continue reading My Heart Is Overflowing & Book Chat
(For what it's worth, I did talk to my husband about this before writing, and he supported me.) So, Fridays are the days I pick to discuss some thought-provoking pieces. The weekend is when friends gather together and talk about their week. In real life, I love discussion. I like being able to sit down … Continue reading Husbands Stepping Up & Wife Submissiveness (150th Post)
This is technically the last part of my toxic church experience , but it isn't about a toxic church anymore. In fact, despite what the title says, this is a GOOD story. In the last post, I discovered I had grown bitter from my whole experience. So I worked on giving God my bitterness and learning … Continue reading “God, I’m Done. It’s Up To You.” | Ending Of Toxic Church