How Would You Describe Your Pace of Life?
How would you describe your pace of life? Is your mind overloaded? Is your heart overwhelmed? When is the last time you felt comepletely at peace? Do you have to escape from your daily life to find a sense of rest and refreshment? Although God created us to be strong and resiliant, to work hard and to push through difficulties, He also created a rhythm of life that helps us live at an optimal level. That rhythm includes rest. Musicians understand the value of a “rest”. Musical scores not only tell the… Read More
When the Rains Come
Difficulties in life are inevitable; but strength of soul will sustain you. Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and acts on them, I will show you whom he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. (Luke 6:47-48 NASB) Jesus described this “strength of soul” as: 1. One who comes to Jesus. 2. One who… Read More
Come to Jesus, the Bread of Life
Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. (John 6:35 ESV) I have a daily relationship with food. In fact, I typically eat multiple times every day. I eat and feel satisfied, but in a matter of hours I begin to feel hungry again. That’s how my relationship with Jesus is. Some people mistakenly think that “coming to Jesus” is just describing the moment that a person gets saved, as if that one moment is… Read More
Three Reasons I Love The Lord
The Lord is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation.” -Psalm 118:14 Psalm 118 contains 29 verses full of encouragement and truth to those whose distress has been caused by both their own sin and the subsequent condemning voice of the enemy. The Psalmist writes and repeats several times: “For His mercy endures forever.” Today I am meditating on the truths found in verse 14. The Lord is my STRENGTH. One of the great promises of the Word is that, “when I am weak, He is strong.” I often… Read More