Are scenic photos taking over your Pinterest feed? Do you long to escape to foreign lands? When Rachel of the Bible left her home with Jacob, she stole and hid idols of foreign gods. Wanderlust could be your secret god. It was for me. Here's my story.
Marriage vows are easier said than done, and in the dark days, those vows must hold us steadfast no matter the degree of pain. The power behind those vows is God Himself.
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To many, the Gospel makes sense. It seems true. It is accepted as a salvation orchestrated by God. The crucial second step, then, is if a person is willing to submit to God and His Word. If we finally grasp who Jesus is, there is no greater danger than to turn away from Him—the greatest sacrifice, the most loving Redeemer. What good comes from understanding the Truth, and then rejecting or forgetting His power and direction?
We are to love our neighbor as ourself, and our husband should be considered our closest one! Skip the chocolate boxes (or don't!) and bless your husband in these 5 areas.
Job rose up early. As the sky drifted from blackness to soft indigo to warm yellow light, he diligently constructed altars for each of his children, bringing sacrifices of worship on their behalf. The crisp fresh day his backdrop, Job asked Yahweh to watch his sons and daughters, to purify them, to make them right… Continue reading A Prayer for My Daughter
Abram was on the top of the world. He and his men had swiftly and impressively defeated a band of kings. Lot, Abram's nephew, was now safe and sound, rescued from a dismal fate. An Old Testament reflection of Christ, the Priest-King known as Melchizedek, even bestows on Abram an incredible blessing. What he did next showed incredible faith.
Our measure of well-being should not be the scale. It should be our ability to joyfully perform the works God has prepared for us - to please the man we love most and to fully serve our families, churches, and communities.
Free Indeed has a new website! Please visit this link to view the post in its entirety. I once thought that passing exams at Cornell University was my toughest challenge in life, but a few weeks after the birth of Amariah I had to seriously reconsider. Nurturing new life requires stamina and determination that far surpasses studious… Continue reading 5 Scriptures New Moms Need to Hear
There is a particular excitement that only arises around January. The warm nostalgia of Christmas fades and is replaced by the bubbling joy of a fresh start - a new year. The desire to begin anew and pursue self-improvement becomes contagious, appearing in the form of New Year's resolutions. Yet, as much as goals, plans, and… Continue reading Word for 2017: Abide