After constant and consistent prayer I decided to start a blog. I debated in my mind about starting up a blog because of all the information I researched and read (some discouraging and some encouraging). Honestly, it is overwhelming the amount of information online. Sadly, I almost talked myself out of doing something that has… Read More Diving into the Deep
“Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today’s actions to tomorrow’s results. There’s a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which.” – Gary Ryan Blair This is the year I will finally practice some discipline and keep promises for myself. My pastor was preaching a… Read More Self-Discipline & Commitment
Have you heard of Amos in the Bible? … Read More Who is Amos?
So who is Joel really? Have you ever heard Joel’s name mentioned in the Bible? Yes: AWESOME!! (Please leave a comment and share!) No: That’s perfectly fine because Joel isn’t a really “famous” name in the Bible. (Joel is mentioned only once in the Old Testament!) In fact, we know very little about Joel except… Read More Who is Joel?
So who really is Hosea in the Bible?… Read More Who is Hosea?
A pastor once made an analogy to a restaurant waiter and our waiting for God’s promises. When we “wait” upon the Lord we are the spiritual waiters and waitresses serving the Lord. We should be busy doing the Lord’s work even in the times of silence. Habakkuk was worried in chapter 1 about his surroundings… Read More Praise in Waiting
“I will stand at my guard post and station; and I will keep watch to see what He will say to me, And what answer I will give [as His spokesman] when I am reproved” (Habakkuk 2:1) After we have prayed and asked “God where are you?” the next step is to just simply… Read More The Waiting Room
Let’s be honest. We have all been at a point in our lives where it seems like God is not even present. Yes, we know that He is omnipresent (everywhere), but where is He when our lives are falling apart into shambles? We have all at some point in our lives, wondered “God do you… Read More God Are You There?
We have all battled with insecurities and self-doubt at one time. But how do we free ourselves from it? I’m so glad you asked!… Read More Overcoming Self-Doubt and Insecurity
The Wicked Will Fall Sometimes in life, it seems as if our enemies are constantly winning as we struggle and suffer. Chapter 4 of Malachi reassures us that the wicked may seem to prosper now, but they will not prosper over you forever. God is just, but he is also merciful and will not let… Read More You Will Prevail
The Judge God is just and must punish the sinful. In chapter 3 Malachi speaks of the coming messenger that will prepare the way and the messenger who is likened unto a refiner’s fire and laundering soap. This is a prophecy of the forerunner of Christ, John the Baptist and Jesus. “He will sit as a… Read More Cleansing of Corruption