GOD HAS A PLAN

God has plans for me and a story to tell.  He is the author of my story.  I need to allow his story to be played out.  I cannot control the outcome.  I should not follow my selfish ambition or thoughts.  I don’t need to be Max Lucado.  I don’t want to be Charles Swindoll. Continue reading “GOD HAS A PLAN”

Daughter Of Zion

Zephaniah 3:14–20 Israel’s Joy and Restoration 14  Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!  15  The Lord has taken away the judgments against you; he has cleared away your enemies. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; you shall never again fear evil.  16  On thatContinue reading “Daughter Of Zion”

RESTORETH ME, “O, LORD”

Jeremiah 30:17 17 But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the LORD, ‘because you are called an outcast, Zion for whom no one cares.’ That little girl who was 14, she didn’t know any better.  She tried to be in control but she wasn’t.  People used and abused her.  They tookContinue reading “RESTORETH ME, “O, LORD””

RELUCTANT

            Sometimes we are reluctant to move forward.  Afraid to take the next step.  To step out on to the waves because we’re terrified.  Scared that we will face more pain than we can bear.             We try to exile the hurtful parts of ourselves but it keeps on beating us up on the inside. Continue reading “RELUCTANT”

What Do You Desire?

Psalm 37:4-6 New International Version (NIV) 4 Take delight in the Lord,    and he will give you the desires of your heart. 5 Commit your way to the Lord;    trust in him and he will do this:6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn,    your vindication like the noonday sun. O, Lord, it is you that I desire. I desire your presence.  I desireContinue reading “What Do You Desire?”

How to be Grounded in Our Relationship with God

2 Corinthians 12:8-10 New International Version (NIV) 8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 10 That is why, forContinue reading “How to be Grounded in Our Relationship with God”

Praising The King Of Kings

Isaiah 45:3-5 – …3I will give you the treasures of darkness and the riches hidden in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by name. 4For the sake of Jacob My servant and Israel My chosen one, I call you by name; I have given you a title of honor, though youContinue reading “Praising The King Of Kings”

Grateful That God Is Who He Is

Today I would like to take time to give God thanks and praise. Show some gratitude to God for who He is. God is sovereign and just. His love, grace, and mercy are not contingent on who we are but on who He is. He is God of all grace. The other day, I feltContinue reading “Grateful That God Is Who He Is”