Category Archives for Faith

Mail

Who doesn’t love to get mail?  Well, mail that is personal anyway and has good news and is encouraging.  I know I love it, whether, snail mail, email, or even text messages.  It is always nice to hear from a friend or loved one. Did you know that Jesus sent us a love letter and […]

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Teaching Kids To Be Thankful

Is Your Heart Thankful?  How about the hearts of your children and grandchildren?  Have you or are you teaching them thankfulness and gratitude to God?   This is just a simple book review on the book God Gave Us Thankful Hearts. The book is written by Lisa Tawn Bergren with art by David Hohn.  It […]

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Path – Which one are you on?

All of us are on a path.  Some are on the path of life and some are on the path that leads to destruction. There are no other paths.  Which one are you on?  As I take part in Five Minute Friday this week, these were my thoughts: Are you on the straight and narrow […]

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Team – Whose Team Are You On?

When I first saw the word “team” for Five Minute Friday, nothing, I mean nothing came to mind.  But I just decided to set my timer and start writing and when I did, well, the Lord just put these thoughts in my mind.     Who’s on your team? Or whose team are you on? […]

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7 Ways To Help A Fellow Believer In Prison

Do you know someone in bonds? Do you have a loved one or a friend living out a sentence in Prison? Perhaps they are even there unjustly. Or maybe, in time past, they were not living right or didn’t know the Lord and therefore got caught in situations that have now caused them to suffer the […]

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Lift – Lift Up Others

LIFT – Oh how I want to be lifted to higher heights. One day I will be lifted from this earth of sin and go into the highest place ever. Heaven is waiting for me. How about you? This song came to mind today as I took part in Five Minute Friday where the word […]

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9 Lessons – Israelites at War With Amalek

Recently, I wrote about lessons on the Rock of Horeb.  The war with the Amalekites is in the same chapter right after Israel received water from the rock.  There were very many more lessons to learn from this very chapter as I went on to study the Israelites war with the Amalekites.  It seems throughout […]

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7 Lessons from the Rock of Horeb

How exciting it was as I studied a Sunday School Lesson for children on the Rock of Horeb. (Exodus 17)  It is thrilling to see Jesus all throughout the Bible and the many spiritual applications that one can make to his own life.  Below are seven lessons that stood out to me while I was studying […]

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Happy-Are You Truly Happy?

  Psalms 144:15 . . . yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD. This verse came to mind as I thought about the word happy.   For one to be truly happy He must know the Lord and be yielded to His will. Note: You may find affiliate links associated with this post.  Read […]

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10 Lessons Grandma learned from the Littles

This grandma was privileged to go on an outing with a couple of her grand littles this past week.  It is amazing what lessons can be learned from these special times together. Note:  Affiliate Links are associated with this post – Disclosure Here “Grandma, you never got me anything for my K5 graduation!”  said K. […]

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Hidden

What do you think of when you think of the word Hidden?  Have you hidden the Word of God in your heart today?   When I think of hiding something, it goes into a secret place.   What is hidden in the secret places of your heart?  Is it worldly pleasures or is it setting […]

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7 Inspiring Lessons from the Life of Mary

Mary, the mother of Jesus, is such a godly example to all of us!  There are so many things we can learn from her life before the birth of Jesus.  It is obvious that Mary loved God with all her heart and desired to serve Him according to His will and not her own. As I […]

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Help

Well, I’m a little late with Five Minute Friday, but I still wanted to join in as this word has been on my mind.  I am so glad I can call on the Lord Jesus to help me.  For without Him we can do nothing. Help Lord for the godly man ceaseth Psalms 12:1  Help, […]

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Christian, Are You Living By Jesus’ Example?

Christian, Are you living by Jesus’ Example for it is the best way to live your Christian Life?  One could never tell all the lessons that we can learn from the life of Jesus because there are so many.  As I was reading and studying my Bible in Luke 4,  I was simply amazed at […]

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Create – The Great Creator

Create is the topic this week for Five Minute Friday.  What comes into your mind when you think of the word create?  I love hearing all the different takes on words; my main thought was of The Great Creator.   Create – to make something from nothing This is what I was always taught was the […]

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Build – Who is building your house?

When I looked at the topic for Five Minute Friday, I found that the word was build.  I remembered that I had done a post a while back called What Kind of House are you building which fit right in with the topic for today.  Right away I also thought about the verse that says, Except the […]

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22 Blessings from Trusting God According to Proverbs 3

Blessings from the Lord is something that probably everyone would desire?  Don’t we all love to be blessed? What a wonderful thing to know that the blessing of the Lord is upon you!  God’s Word says:    Oh, how rich we are when we are blessed of the Lord!  While reading Proverbs 3, there were […]

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Protect – Under His Wings

Protect is the word chosen for this week’s Five Minute Friday.  This is the second week I have joined in for this little challenge and it is kind of fun.  So set your timer for five minutes and start writing. Protect Lord, please protect us on the road, please protect us in this activity, please […]

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10 Great Ways to Meditate On God’s Word

Meditating on God’s Word is something every child of God ought to do and yet I know I don’t do it nearly enough.  So many times I have had my devotions and then walked away not even remembering what I learned from God’s Word that day.  Sometimes there are just too many obstacles in the […]

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REST

Rest – this is the topic for this week for Five Minute Friday.  This is the first time that I have participated in Five Minute Friday. It sounded like fun and it is interesting to read so many different posts that come from one word.  So I have linked up here for this post. Rest […]

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Why won’t the Lord answer my prayers?

Why won’t the Lord answer my prayers?   Maybe you have fervently prayed about something, but it seems as if God is not hearing or He just won’t answer. Are there times when God doesn’t answer? I was reading a devotional by Charles Stanley and he pointed out some very good reasons why He doesn’t […]

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How Can I Give the LORD Glory?

Psalms 96:8 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name. . . To whom do you give glory?  Glory and Honor belong only to the Lord.  But what are some ways that we can give the Lord the glory and honor that are due Him? How can I Give the Lord glory? Psalm […]

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Jesus is for all

Jesus is for all, yes for all!  That includes anybody.  Oh, there are many many people who think Jesus is just for children or old people or for someone who needs a crutch.  But the TRUTH is that Jesus is for all.  If you read your Bible you will find this to be true all […]

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The Model Couple

The Model Couple – who do you think that is?  There are probably several, but perhaps the ultimate model couple in the Bible is Joseph and Mary. Do you know someone who has  fallen in love and is now planning a wedding?  Perhaps someone you know wants counsel about entering into an intimate relationship.  Why not […]

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Prayer – 8 Prompts for Sunday

Well, Sunday of all days, ought to be a day when we bring out petitions before the Lord.  But often it seems like Sunday is the hardest day to do so.  Often I’m busy getting “ready” for the Lord’s day, that I often fail to make it the Lord’s day.  I’m reminded that I can […]

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Prayer – 10 Prompts for Saturday

How’s Your Prayer Life?   Are You entering into your prayer closet daily?  Why is it that prayer often seems the hardest thing to do?  It really should be quite an easy thing to do.  After all, we get to spend time with the King of Kings!  We don’t have to ask permission to enter […]

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How to be Truly Satisfied with Life

Satisfied with life is something that probably everyone craves. People want satisfaction.  At least I know I do.  There have been days that I keep thinking, what is wrong?  Why do I feel so yucky?  I try to think what it is that is bothering me and can’t seem to come to any conclusions.  Maybe […]

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Ten Choices That Will Make Your Life Successful

Do you want to make choices that will make you successful?  You Can.  We all can.  So how does one make choices that make you successful?  Everyday life is made  up of choices.  There are simple choices and more serious choices that we need to make on a daily basis. Just like Moses, you can […]

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HE IS ABLE!

He is able! God is able! Yes, He is able – I am not able, but He is! What a wonderful glorious thought and truth. When we think we cannot do it, then we can realize that God is able! God Is Able God was able to do all of the following: Joseph – He […]

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What If? What if you do these following things?

What If?  Oh how I want to shout out these truths to my grandchildren.  What if you do these following things?  For if you do, then God will do so many wonderful things for you.   Have you read the ifs in Proverbs 2, followed by the thens?  What if?  What if they will just […]

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