““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🌱
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?
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord , and who meditates on his law day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 I love these verses because … Continue reading Walking in Christ – Resisting the Chain Reaction of Wickedness
Truly, O God of Israel, our Savior, Who has been hiding Himself; You work in mysterious ways. (Isaiah 45:15) In my personal devotion time this past week, I read Isaiah 45 and Genesis 42 & 43 about the reunion of Joseph and his brothers. What a powerful story Joseph holds for his life! His constant … Continue reading The Chalice from The Palace