How Temptation Works

Photo by Agafonova Photo on Pexels.com "God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.  And remember, when you are being tempted, do not say, “God is tempting me.” God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts …

Knowing God’s Will

Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. - Ephesians 5:17, NKJV How do you know what God's will is for your life? The best way to find out is to read His Word. God speaks to us through the Scriptures. My favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11 which says, "For I know …

The Pure Milk

...desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby,  if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious - 1 Peter 2:2, 3, NKJV I remember when I was still breastfeeding, how on one occasion, my son was crying because he was hungry.  When I held him in my arms and he latched on, I saw his eyes …

Hope in His Mercy

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom - Psalm 90:12 My son and I used to sing, "This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it"  Every morning, I thank God for waking me up to enjoy another day.  …

The Tragedy of Divorce

If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind - Shannon L. Adler I thought that when George and I tied the knot twenty years ago, it was for keeps.  Was I naive …

Living Together

“How long are Cameron and you going to continue living together?” Mrs. Brown asked her daughter, Nara when they were sitting at the kitchen table on a Saturday afternoon.  Nara was spending the weekend with her family in Manchester.  Her father and brothers had gone on a camping trip.  It was just her mother and …

The Good Soil

As she planted the bean seeds in the rich soil, she thought of the parable Jesus told about the sower. The sower was sowing seed which was the Word of God.  The seed fell among different types of places/soil. Which type of soil was she?  Was she the rocky soil which represented those who hear the …

Abandoned

In the early hours of The morning, outside of A hospital in the city of Bharatpur in Rajasthan A newborn baby girl was Discovered.   Her umbilical cord still intact She had been there All night as a light rain that fell Her only cover an old pink shawl. She was abandoned. Why?  She is a …

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