Tag Archives : faith

Knowing God

“Once you become aware that the main business that you are here for is to know God, most of life’s problems fall into place of their own accord.” J. I. Packer We get to know God by spending time with Him in the Word and by experienc

Nothing is Impossible for God

  Belief is a truth held in the mind. Faith is a fire in the heart.” Joseph Fort Newton King Saul’s son Jonathan and his armor-bearer were up against impossible odds with the Philistines. But because Jonathan’s faith was groun

When Fear Distorts Our Past

“Of all the passions, fear weakens judgment most.” Cardinal de Retz While in college, I lamented over the stress of my classes and couldn’t wait to graduate. But once I landed a full time teaching position and juggled that with my d

Miracle in the Making

  “When God steps in miracles happen.” Unknown A miracle is “an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs.” The miracle of the feeding of the four thousand, found in Matthew 15:34-37, followed ̶
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Letting Go

“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” Anonymous My mom and stepdad are both artists in Arizona and for numerous years they sold their artwork in a Scottsdale gallery. Year after year though, the drama with the owner and their

Responsibility

“What difference does it make to you what someone else becomes, or says, or does? You do not need to answer for others, only for yourself.” Thomas a Kempis Since responsibility is my number one strength, it’s easy for me to take on

Take Jesus at His Word

“Living a life of faith means never knowing where you are being led. But it does mean loving and knowing the One who is leading.” Oswald Chambers Throughout my Christian walk, I have struggled with unbelief and believing the enemy’s

Can You Hear Me Now? Part Four: Confirmation

“Anything that doesn’t reflect the character of God is not a message from Him.” Priscilla Shirer We hear God’s voice more often than we realize. If I’m not careful I will miss His gentle nudge, mistaking it for me. I som

How to Become Fearless in a Fearful World

  “Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered on anything short of God.” Billy Graham Anxiety is on the increase and the times we live in today encourages insecurity. So how can we rise above our fear and live a life full
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You Make Me Brave

“Fear is faith for the things you don’t want.” Unknown Fear plagued me as a little girl. Being shy I was too afraid to talk to the telephone operator. My anxious feelings led to biting my finger nails. I was motivated to stop chewin