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Abide & Ask

27 Aug 2019

“If ye abide in me and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will and it shall be done unto you” (John 15:7). “Delight thyself also in the Lord; [ABIDE] and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way [ABIDE] unto the Lord,...

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Abide Day by Day

03 Jun 2019

As I sit here in our cabin, I marvel that what began as a dream is now a reality. Sixteen summers ago, Bill began chopping down trees with the idea to build a cabin. How big? He had no idea until he measured the length of the trees. For me, looking a...

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Abide & Run to Win

16 May 2019

People from all over the world come together to run the Boston Marathon. I recently heard the testimony of a man who lost both legs in combat and ran the marathon for the fourth time. He shared that he had to push through with one goal in mind—...

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Abide & Be Blessed

29 Mar 2019

And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another comforter, that he may abide with you forever (John 14:16). As believers in Jesus Christ, God himself by the Holy Spirit dwells in us, desiring to bless us so we might prosper spiritually far ...

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Children of the Day

18 Jun 2018

Act like who you are in Christ! First Thessalonians 5:5 tells us we are children of the day: For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness. Paul in verses 6-23 tells us to act accordingly: ...l...

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A Living Sacrifice

11 Apr 2018

Recently, I was listening to a news report asking the question, “What have you given up?”  They were referring to the season of Lent.  Sugar, Coke, and cheeseburgers were just a few of things mentioned. I began to think about what Jesus...

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The Race of Faith

14 Mar 2018

Run with patience the race that is set before us (Hebrews 12:1c).  A faithful life in Christ is a race. The patterns of faith are our motivation to run—always trusting, never giving up no matter the obstacles, hardships, or costs. We ...

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A Pattern of Faith

14 Feb 2018

This past month, I have been dealing with chronic pain caused by two pinched nerves in my neck. It is easy to become discouraged, and then I am reminded of the patterns of Faith recorded in God’s Word. Abraham, Noah, Peter, and Paul—God cultiva...

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Be Still

04 Jan 2018

A recent situation in my life caused me to lay awake thinking on how I could solve it. My thoughts were inward-focused not upward-focused. I, momentarily, neglected to “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10). These are simple words yet with g...

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Satan's Tactics

16 Feb 2017

Satan’s tactics are called "the wiles [tricks, schemes] of the devil; the fiery darts of the wicked" (Ephesians 6:11, 16). We are to beware of them and fight against them. Satan shows the attraction of sin—"and the serpent said unto the woman,...

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