““He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.” For “you were like sheep going astray,” but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.” - 1Peter 2:24-25 Jesus died in … Continue reading Remembering our Ransom
You may have initially been confused by the title of this post, being that it doesn't really sound biblically accurate or "spiritual", and that's honestly what I thought also, until that's what Jesus called me. Background story: This past May, I had the honor and privilege of being able to travel and minister in Peru … Continue reading God’s little dirtbag🌱
How can we as a body of Christ enter in and help those who are hurting and broken, when we ourselves fear embarrassment of admitting our brokenness also? Growth stems from our vulnerability with God.
Written by Elizabeth Elliott... Dear child of God, If God has called you to be really like Christ in all your spirit, He will draw you into a life of crucifixion and humility and put on you such demands of obedience, that He will not allow you to follow other Christians, and in many ways … Continue reading Others May – You May Not
"You are my private garden, my treasure, my bride, a secluded spring, a hidden fountain." - Song of Songs 4:12 Throughout the Bible and this time period, Kings had private gardens within the Palace where they would spend time alone and where they found security and peace, especially in times of war and conflict. Here, … Continue reading The Garden of God – Your Heart
"The reason many are still troubled, still seeking, still making little forward progress is because they haven't yet come to the end of themselves. We're still trying to give orders, and interfering with God's work within us." ~ A. W. Tozer. Every Christmas Eve for the past five years, I have picked one of the … Continue reading My Will or Thy Will?
(1 Kings 19:19-21) So Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him. Elisha then left his oxen and ran after Elijah. “Let me kiss my father … Continue reading My heritage for His honor
He took her by the hand and said to her, "Talitha koum!" (which means "Little girl, I say to you, get up!" ). Immediately the girl stood up and began to walk around (she was twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished. Mark 5:41-42 We don’t know a lot about Jairus’ daughter. Her … Continue reading And He said, “Arise!”
Committing a life to Purity is so much more than saying NO to kissing boys or NO to having sex before marriage. There was a time a while back when I was at the doctor’s office for an appointment and while I was filling out some paperwork, the doctor came into the room. She started … Continue reading The Pursuit of Purity
When God wants you to grow, He makes you uncomfortable! Sometimes, God takes us through seasons that make us so uncomfortable and uneasy where there seems to be no peace or rest. Why? As humans, we are creatures of habit and enjoy comfort and desire an easy life. However, if everything were easy, we would … Continue reading Courage for Change