Forgive-Not So Easy

Bear with each other, and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 NIV The Good Forgive. A seven letter word that appears to be simple, but as you and I know the word forgive is more then it appears. It is an…

Seed Planter

This past weekend I took advantage of the sales and went to the local Mall.  After finding a few good clothing deals, I decided to celebrate by eating some chicken nuggets and drinking a diet Dr. Pepper.  As I was sitting, chewing, drinking, and reviewing information on my phone. A stranger approached me and this…

Called Upon the Water

“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” Have you ever stopped to really think about this passage in scripture? I believe if we do, we can find ourselves hidden away in the experience of Peter more often then not. “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me…

Ceiling or Heaven

How do you explain…How do you describe… A love that goes from east to west…And runs as deep as it is wide? You know all our hopes…Lord, you know all our fears… And words cannot express the love we feel, but we long for You to hear Everyday, every hour, in all kinds of languages…

A Hiding Place

” I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 We live in a fallen world filled with trials, troubles, pain, and death. And at times the shadows of darkness can become so…

Jonah & Noah – Fairy Tales?

Once upon a time…. Jonah – a man that was swallowed by a great fish and was spit up three days later and lived to bring a message of salvation to a terrible people. Noah – a man that built a boat the size of a Ocean liner, filled it with two of every kind…

Pressing the Shore

On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. And great multitudes were gathered together to Him, so that He got into a boat and sat and the whole multitude stood on the shore. Matthew 13:1 Can you picture this scene? Can you envision the pressing crowd surrounding Jesus?…

Love’s Olympians: Going for the Gold

Love…what is it? You may think that is a silly question but with the many uses and types of feelings that are attached to love –  it is not as easy to answer as one would think. I love my parents, family, children, and friends. I love my significant other. I love my pet. I…

God’s Word?

The word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.  Hebrews 4:12 Since I’ve been a follower of Christ, I have often heard the age…

Faith Waiting

Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.  Isaiah 40: 31 Have you ever experienced a time when you have waited on God to deliver you from a uncomfortable situation and the…

Fallow Ground

For thus says the Lord…”Break up your fallow ground, and do not sow among thorns.” Jeremiah 4:3 Fallow  – Unless you are a farmer, this is a word that we don’t often see or use.  It means uncultivated, unplowed, unplanted, dormant, barren, stagnant, and unproductive. Gardeners and farmers know what happens when soil is left alone for…