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I Will Not Be Shaken

(Originally posted 1-10-19)

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will not be shaken.  Psalm 62:6 

One of the saddest things to witness as a Christian is to see brothers and sisters grow cold in their…

More Than A Song - Pray By Derek Charles Johnson

Pray - Derek Charles Johnson 

I have prayed full of faith but some days you don’t answer like I think you should 
Other times You’ve provided more than I ever hoped or dreamed you could 
But I never gave up

Rooted In Self-Control (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

Well, this goal of getting through all 9 fruits of the Spirit is now nearly complete.  I had no idea when I…

Overflowing With Gentleness (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

There are choices we must make every day as we relate to others.  To extend grace or not to.  To freely forgive…

Determined In Faith (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

Taking a slight turn this week, our discussion of The Fruit moves toward faith itself.  As mentioned, all traits within Galatians 5:22,23…

Motivated In Goodness (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

In continuing on in The Fruit series, I have to admit I have a strong desire just to know how you are…

Marked By Kindness (The Fruit Series)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23 

In 2019, I felt compelled to spend some time venturing into the Fruit of The Spirit; a topic which I feel is…

#Building A Jesus Platform

The other day while mowing my lawn, I had a revelation.  Some of my best thoughts nowadays come during that hour or so I spend out in my yard.  The only downside is, I’m at a loss for a pen…

He Is Their Help And Shield (Psalm 115)

(Originally posted 7-6-17) 

Israel, trust in the Lord! 
He is their help and shield. 
House of Aaron, trust in the Lord! 
He is their help and shield. 
You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord! 
He is their help

Living Generously Part 2: Giving Of Our Time & Talents

“If you have money, power, and status today, it is due to the century and place in which you were born, to your talents and capacities and health, none of which you earned. In short, all your resources are in

Living Generously Part 1: Stewarding Money & Resources

“Abundance isn’t God’s provision for me to live in luxury. It’s His provision for me to help others live. God entrusts me with His money not to build my kingdom on earth, but to build His kingdom in heaven.” Randy

The Gospel Of Me

I am Thy servant to do Thy will, and that will is sweeter to me than position or riches or fame, and I choose it above all things on Earth or in Heaven.  A.W. Tozer 

I’ve found a search for…

Whom Shall I Send? - Isaiah 6 (Prayers Of The Bible)

Prayers Of The Bible:  Isaiah’s Prayer, Isaiah 6:8 

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send?  And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I.  Send me!”  Isaiah 6:8 

In this Prayers…

The Investment Of Time

(Originally posted 1-25-18) 

“The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.”  Rick Warren 

Of all the things we can offer another person in our lives, what is…

Rome Wasn't Corrupted In A Day

You’ve probably heard the phrase “Rome wasn’t built in a day.”  It’s seemingly a nod to ingenuity and development; an acknowledgment that any process worth doing or worth building takes time.  “Nothing happens overnight” is another way of saying the…