Do you have a hard time accepting generous offers from others? How about from God? The prayer of Jabez seems to come out of nowhere in 1 Chronicles 4:10 (NIV), which reads as follows: Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, ‘Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand … More God, Did I Just Turn Down A Blessing?
Do you have a hard time hearing God’s voice? You know oftentimes I “think” I’m doing just what God wants me to do. However when I remove myself from familiar surroundings and just sit and be still before Him without glancing at my watch and thinking about how I “can only spend about 15 minutes … More The Majestic Awesomeness of God
My mind has a habit of returning often to the WAA-WAA, oh poor me thing – yuk! And it indeed came pouring upon me that summer before Jeffrey started kindergarten, after we had gotten back from our vacation where I had heard the Lord speak to me so clearly (God Does Speak To Us – Really!). … More What a Wretched [Wo]man I Am!
The enemy of our souls loves to take his little hammer and start pounding on us when things don’t work out the way we think they should, doesn’t he? And, even though as Christians we know that he is defeated, and that someday we’ll no longer have to deal with him because he will be … More Oh, No – Where Did My Faith Go?
I was finding marriage this time around quite different than before. Gary had always been very involved in sports, and it seemed his mission was to turn me into a little jockette. I had never even swung a baseball bat before, but he patiently took me to a schoolyard close by and had me practice … More Yep, a New Season