The Greek word used for condemnation (katakrima) in Rom. 8:1 means a damnatory sentence. There is no damnatory sentence when we are in Christ, because, no matter the sin, no matter the darkness, no matter the depth, Christ is the answer, He is the solution. If we are in Christ, then we dwell inside of… Continue reading Condemned, Convicted… Clean.
For those of us who need to be able to visualize things in order to understand them, it can difficult to relate with God on a personal level in prayer. 》》》》》》》》》》》》》》 God is GOD. He is all places at all times. He is Every Thing at All Times. This truth is so incomprehensible. How can… Continue reading He is Everything
"I hate who I used to be. I hate the things that I did. I hate the way things were handled. I hate that there are people who think I'm still that person... and I'll probably never be able to change their minds. I hate that I care what people think. I hate that I… Continue reading Drop the Weight
Something scary happened yesterday... Something amazing happened yesterday. I saw someone who stirs up a lot of horrible memories and heart-wrenching regrets. In times past, when I have seen this person, it has stopped me in my tracks and caused my heart to drop to the floor as I wrestled with regret, pain, and anxiety… Continue reading Merely a Memory
"God, when You step, I step. And when You stop, I stop."
Immediately God spoke to me: "I brought you out here to hear from Me. When you're out here and you can see nothing to run to, you can hear and feel nothing but the water and wind, if you hear a voice, especially a whisper, then you know that is has to be Mine..." Read more on the Blog!
When we hear the story of Jesus calling each of the disciples, it is both amazing and scary. These men just drop their lives - their careers, their families - when Jesus simply says, "Come. Follow me." I've always longed to have that kind of blind trust to follow Jesus, and it has always seemed… Continue reading Covered in His Dust
(Mark 10:16) My boyfriend and I try to make sure that we take the time to pray together often. Every time we do, we start out holding hands and I lay my head on his shoulder. At some point, he always ends up putting his arms around me and he holds me as we pray… Continue reading This is what it means to be Held
He bore the sin and shame so that we don't have to. He took the stripes and the persecution, even though He never did any wrong. While we look forward to trading mortality for immortality, He chose the opposite all for us. He allowed Himself to face a painful death, all the while knowing that… Continue reading That’s Just Who He Is!
I've been thinking a lot about the Lord's prayer this week. It was Jesus' example prayer. I've always thought it meant that we should pray it word for word, which I still love doing every time I pray, but I also believe He was giving us an example of how to pray, almost like an… Continue reading Prayer – full