Seeking Intimacy With God Through Fasting!

Seeking Intimacy with God – The Straight Path What did this last season in your life look like for you?  Was it full of fun-filled memories with family and friends, exciting, painless, and profitable?  Or was it drab, painful, fearful, and difficult? Were there money concerns, health concerns, employment hardships, broken relationships, loneliness or evenContinue reading “Seeking Intimacy With God Through Fasting!”

The Joy of Christmas – Jesus, The Joy of God’s Presence on Earth

The Joy of Christmas – Part 3 of 3 Jesus, The Joy of God’s Presence on Earth Joy – Inner sense of contentment, well-being and satisfaction (Shalom in Hebrew). The biggest plague right now in this world is joylessness. This joylessness is fueling the troubles of the world.  When Jesus’ birth was announced, the angels,Continue reading “The Joy of Christmas – Jesus, The Joy of God’s Presence on Earth”

The Joy of Christmas – The Joy of Living to Fulfill God’s Joyous Will

The Joy of Christmas – Part 2 of 3 The Joy of Living to Fulfill God’s Joyous Will God has a will for each of us that is more than just to celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas or go to church on Sunday, but for each of us to make Him known, toContinue reading “The Joy of Christmas – The Joy of Living to Fulfill God’s Joyous Will”

The most precious Christmas gift!

As Christmas approaches it is a wonderful time to ponder on the most precious gift.  This is when we celebrate the birth of Jesus, but more importantly the gift of eternal life with God.  Yes, it was a gift!  There was nothing, absolutely nothing we could have done to earn it.  I confidently place myContinue reading “The most precious Christmas gift!”

What is the fear of the Lord? Do you know?

Do you know what it means to have the fear of the Lord? Do you live your everyday life see and reference of the Lord? Do you seek him throughout your day for guidance and instruction. Do you obey his command? Do you seek a relationship with the Lord? Well after a recent group studyContinue reading “What is the fear of the Lord? Do you know?”

I strive for my life to be like a decadent glass of fine wine!

A life that is as decadent as a glass of fine wine……….. Fragrant Bouquet – A life that imitates the sacrifice of Jesus through living a life of love…. Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children, and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for usContinue reading “I strive for my life to be like a decadent glass of fine wine!”

The Trinity (with focus on the Holy Spirit)

I believe that in my Christian upbringing and studies, I did not realize until recently that I completely did not grasp the relevancy of the Holy Spirit in my life!  And now that I have this understanding I have experienced more JOY and PEACE and less fear and anxiety beyond belief.  So I decided toContinue reading “The Trinity (with focus on the Holy Spirit)”

Scripture References for Troubling Times

During the holidays it’s easy to remember past times with a little sadness and a heavy heart.  Most of us have someone that we loved (maybe our parents, a spouse, a dear friend, a child), that for some reason is no longer with us.   Maybe you have your own struggle with a relationship(s), finances,Continue reading “Scripture References for Troubling Times”

Love – The most excellent way!

During these times, where at every turn, our world is experiencing senseless acts of sin and evil.  Through mass shootings, devastating fires with significant loss of lives, homes, and businesses. Massive drug and alcohol abuse and addictions that are tearing families apart and killing people.  To the change in the family unit where many elderlyContinue reading “Love – The most excellent way!”

A Life Devoted to God

Staying the Course – God’s exercise plan for Godliness    1 Timothy 4: 6-10 We must discipline ourself for the purpose of Godliness (a life devoted to God).  God gives us specific instruction.  It is not just up to us, as we are not capable on our own.  We need God’s help with this.  A lifeContinue reading “A Life Devoted to God”