Resurrection was on His Heart

“All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written in the Lamb’s book of life, the Lamb who was slain from the creation of the world.” Revelation 13:8 I find anger rising and building … Read More

Day 14: Don’t Be Troubled or Afraid

“No, I will not abandon you as orphans—I will come to you.” John 14:18 (NLT) “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be … Read More

Mom to Mom with Mari Jo

Dear Mama, A verse keeps popping up in my mind as I reflect on my own journey with my husband. It is found in Isaiah 46:9 (NLT): “Remember the things I have done in the past. For I alone am God! … Read More

Baby Jesus -The Gift of Love

“God showed how much he loved us by sending his only Son into this wicked world to bring to us eternal life through his death. In this act we see what real love is: it is not our love for … Read More

I Am God’s Child

“But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. They are reborn, not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God.” John … Read More

Mom to Mom with Mari Jo: Prayer Week Seven

“I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope he has given to those he called— his holy people who are his rich and glorious inheritance.” Ephesians 1:18 (NLT) Hello Mom! … Read More

Fresh Bread

“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life.’” John 6:35a “I will seek the will of the Spirit of God through, or in connection with, the Word of God. The Spirit and the Word must be combined. If I … Read More

Living in the Spirit

“Those who live in the Spirit are able to carefully evaluate all things…” 1 Corinthians 2:15a “Jesus tells us we can live the kind of life He lived when we draw upon the Holy Spirit.” Chuck Swindoll   A big … Read More

The Power of Listening

“Whoever has ears, let them hear.” Matthew 11:15 NIV I was in my late twenties when I met a few older women who were obviously in love with Jesus. They were strangers to me, but friends of friends, and as … Read More

Raising Our Children in True Freedom

“I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. No longer will they teach their neighbor, or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’ because … Read More