““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
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.
"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
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!”
If you have been doing the same old thing you are destined to get the same result. refer to Acts 3:2-7. "Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts. When he … Continue reading Change of Strategy
When I was a little girl, one of my safe havens was this big hollow log sitting by a little creek in the woods behind our house. Often times I would go there to sit and even play by myself on nice days when the sun was shining. However, there were other times, when I … Continue reading A Safe Haven: Running to Jesus