Bible verse of the day

Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.
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Wait on God!

 My niece LOVES macaroni! Every time she comes to visit, two things are certain: she's always hungry and when asked what she wants, her reply is “Do you have any macaroni?” It never fails. I put the water in the pot. I place the pot on the stove. Turn the stove on and as soon as I pour the macaroni in the water, she asks, “Are they ready?” I say, “You know they’re not ready yet!” She responds with the most disappointed voice, “Well, how long … Read More>>

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God can give you the peace you desire!

  Have you ever wanted peace so badly that you did not really understand how to obtain it? You prayed, fasted, and sought after God, but the peace of God that passed all understanding simply seemed to miss your dwelling?  If you have been in a place where it simply seems impossible to obtain His peace, know you can have His peace today. Stay under His covering to find peace In Psalm 91:1, it tells us that if we remain in the secret … Read More>>

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Read the instructions!

As I reviewed my student’s work, I noticed the program deducted points from what would have been a perfect score. As my student, looked surprisingly at the screen, simply not understanding why his grade was lower than he expected, I immediately knew what was wrong. I knew he knew the concepts. I knew he was “smarter than smart.” But there was one problem, he did not read the instructions. While his answers were indeed correct, the computer … Read More>>

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What choices are you making?

A NO LEFT TURN SIGN! After I made the left (truth be told), I felt bad. Immediately I began to justify my actions. “But I go this way EVERY MORNING! It’s just not RIGHT to have to go all the way around having to get in more traffic when I can just make a left there.” The Bible warns “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.” (Proverbs 14:12) We may think we are right and are doing right, but when compared to … Read More>>

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Making sound decisions through God

  Just recently, I heard a teaching regarding making sound and wise decisions through God. After hearing a few snippets, I quickly grabbed my journal to take notes.   He stressed the importance of really seeking God’s face not only for big issues but small ones as well. He stated that so often we heed the advice of loved ones, however, only God knows best. Lastly, he impressed if you want all that God has, you must surrender to … Read More>>