The blessings of God's joy

I don’t know about you, but before God called me, I didn’t know what joy is or feels like.  I really didn’t have much of a sense of self, and because I had been terribly abused in various ways, I spent most of my time pleasing others and trying to make them happy so that they wouldn’t hurt me. 256 more words

Christian Meditation

Made in Their Image...Not Trapped in a Body

During worship at church last week, I was meditating on Jesus as Son of God becoming son of man forever. My heart whispered to Him, “What is it like to be stuck in that body?” and I was imagining a power, like a mist, more vast than the universe, suddenly encased in a body, and I was thinking how limiting that must feel for Him, especially since He is retaining that body, that resurrected body, forever. 482 more words


God Filled David vs. Goliath

Today’s reading is 1 Samuel 16-20.

We must not read the story of David and Goliath in a vacuum, simply making neat parallels to our own lives, trying to define what the five stones represent or the shepherd’s bag or staff. 117 more words


An Overwhelming Comforter.....

An Overwhelming Comforter…..

I love Him and look forward to spending eternity with my Lord Jesus Christ…. That thought produces some courage and joy in my life….. 1,231 more words

Loving Jesus

Begin Your Understanding of the Holy Spirit Here

Today’s reading is Judges 1-5.

“The Spirit of the LORD was upon him, and he judged Israel. He went out to war, and the LORD gave Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand. 136 more words


Sin and Grace, by David Bower

“Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”

We have here in John 8:8 our Lord’s response when “3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery.” The familiar story is given in John 8:1-11… 1,083 more words

Persons of the Trinity: Each Refers to/Defers to the Other

The Trinity is one of many mysteries that no one is ever going to understand fully, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t meditate on it. Three-in-One. 320 more words