• Encouragement

    Monday Encouragement: Trust God’s Timing

    Every Monday I want to encourage everyone for the week to come. This week’s encouragement: Trust God’s timing! I know how hard it is to trust in God’s timing. We want things done now. We have deadlines and due dates. We think we’re ready and we think whatever we’re asking of God, or whatever God has promised, should happen right now. I felt that way for 18 years waiting for my husband, and now we feel that way about our financial situation. But God’s timing is always perfect. He brought Justin and I together at the right time and He’ll deliver our financial miracle at the right time. God has…

  • Love

    Love is Not Easily Angered

    Anger is not from God unless it is righteous anger at something worthwhile: for example, you get angry at child abuse and it moves you to do something to stop it. But most of our daily anger issues are not righteous. What does God’s Word say about anger? My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. (James 1:19-20) Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.  Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.…

  • Love

    The Power of Love

    The Power of Love Long before I got married, I have loved 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. For those of you who may not remember it entirely, here it is from the ESV: 4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;[a] 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 8 Love never ends. I don’t know how many times I’ve studied these verses. At least to the point where I’ve memorized them. But memorizing Scripture doesn’t mean it’s in your heart. It doesn’t mean you’re living…

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