Search Me Oh God, and Know My Heart

“In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires. Do not offer any part of yourself … Read More

Mom to Mom with Mari Jo Spiritually Healthy Mom

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8 (NLT) Dear Sister, What does it take to become a spiritually healthy mom? Whatever the … Read More

Why Seek ye the Living Among the Dead?

“Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen.” Luke 24:5-6a (KJV)   “The biggest fact about Joseph’s tomb was that it wasn’t a tomb at all – it was a room for a … Read More

Mom to Mom with Mari Jo Easter Week Five

“And when you pray, make sure you forgive the faults of others so that your Father in heaven will also forgive you. But if you withhold forgiveness from others, your Father withholds forgiveness from you.” Matthew 6:14-15 (TPT) Dear Mama, … Read More

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 “Salvation was bought not by Jesus’ fist, but by His nail-pierced hands; not by … Read More

The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness … Read More

The Shalom Peace of Jesus

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 “A great many people are trying to make peace, but that has already been done. God has not left it … 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 us eternal life through his death. In this act we see what real love is: it is not our love for God … Read More

Bountiful Harvest

“Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise you forever..” Psalm 79:13 Precious Mom, When I think about Thanksgiving, two words come to mind: Bountiful harvest. Bountiful means a large or abundant quantity. Harvest is the product … Read More