I have learned something living in the desert…….GOD provides for all HIS creation in a well thought out way. When I really pay attention, I am struck by the wonder of it all and I realize that HIS riches are immeasurable! Praising GOD can begin in Creation, but our praise should remain upon the Creator. … More IMMEASURABLE RICHES IN CHRIST
If you walk closely with JESUS and know HE is your LORD and SAVIOR, then over time you should be able to look in the mirror and “see” someone different. You are different from the rest of the world because you are chosen by GOD to be HIS beloved. You are different because the Holy … More SOMEONE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
HERE WE ARE AGAIN…….In February. It is the month of love and hearts. As we think about hearts in general, let’s take stock of our own hearts to see if GOD has written upon them in such a way that our true heart’s desire is one of possession and not position. Are we really more … More A HEART OF POSSESSION VS. POSITION
Have you ever wondered about the spiritual battles going on around us? They are everywhere here on earth and even in the heavens……. EPHESIANS 6:12 “FOR WE DO NOT WRESTLE AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD, BUT AGAINST THE RULERS, AGAINST THE AUTHORITIES, AGAINST THE COSMIC POWERS OVER THIS PRESENT DARKNESS, AGAINST THE SPIRITUAL FORCES OF EVIL … More THE BATTLEFIELD UNDER OUR FEET
SOMEONE ONCE SAID THIS: JUST BECAUSE SOMEONE CARRIES IT WELL DOES NOT MEAN IT ISN’T HEAVY. And the “it”, well, that can mean anything…….life, a diagnosis, a death, a divorce, a marriage gone wrong, a child, a job loss, a debt, a longing in the soul. We all go through stuff, some more than others. … More CARRY THINGS WELL
IT’S A NEW YEAR…….and if you follow JESUS there is much hope in front of you! In spite of your circumstances today, or what someone has said to you or done to you…….there is hope in today and in tomorrow. Why? Because GOD wraps up and packages HOPE into each and every day we live! … More THE HOPE IN FRONT OF US
And so Christmas has come and gone, New Years too. I challenge you to choose a word to focus on and carry you through this next year. My word last year was adore…….I learned much about adoration for the LORD! This year I have chosen the word: IMMANUEL. I love it’s meaning: GOD WITH US. … More LEARN MORE/DRAW CLOSER
Here in Arizona it is a big deal to set off fireworks on New Years. I only associate it all with July 4th, but I see the tents are set up here everywhere you go. Fireworks can be so merry, so happy and so beautiful can’t they? I know some people just need to get … More A VERY MERRY WONDERFUL
MERRY CHRISTMAS! And so here we are………it’s CHRISTMAS and have you adored HIM yet? Have you sat quietly maybe near the tree, by the light and the candles and just given HIM praise? LUKE 1:35 “……..THEREFORE THE CHILD TO BE BORN WILL BE CALLED HOLY – THE SON OF GOD.” HE is holy and … More COME……..ADORE……..BEHOLD.
In that Silent Night, long long ago, hope was born…….did you know? Yes, in a silent hopeless night, in a hopeless world, light from Heaven came down to us in a manger and……. ISAIAH 7: 14 “…….THE LORD HIMSELF WILL GIVE YOU A SIGN. BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL CONCEIVE AND BEAR A SON, AND SHALL … More SOMEWHERE IN THAT SILENT NIGHT…….