Unpalatable

Although this may be “unpalatable” during the holidays, many make health changes for the New Year, so self evaluation may be on your menu. 🙂 Soon after WW2, the food …

Just Graduated? Now What to Do? Part 2

Since it is now December, and another new year is almost upon us, this is a good time to re-evaluate the priorities in your life. See my previous article, as …

The Discipline of Silence

Shhhh……the time to celebrate the coming of the King is almost upon us! His glorious appearing is fast approaching. Have you prepared a way? Have you prepared your heart? The …

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How Much More?

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;Psalm 8:3A few years ago, while admiring a beautiful sunset, I started …

To Be Discreet

We have been looking at things that God commands the older women to teach the younger women: to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children. We want …

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Boundaries Are Instructive

“Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.”Proverbs 8:33So, we’ve talked about how Boundaries are Imperative and Protective. Now let’s look at how they are Instructive. Again, this is …

Destructive Imaginations
(Or, The Worst-Case Scenario)

“And Jeroboam said in his heart, Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David: If this people go up to do sacrifice in the house of the LORD …

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The Mother’s Opportunity

This is a portion from a book dated 1883 and it contains excellent advice for mothers.A Mother’s OpportunityMothers, you are the divinely-appointed teachers and guides of your children; and any …

I Would Know More of Thee

These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:Proverbs 6:16Building a relationship with a person involves getting to know them initially and growing that knowledge …

Little Things

Across this world, grand edifices remain for us to admire. What man builds can last a good long time if it be built well. This remains true for the Christian …

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The Race Set Before Us

Stress. Everything we read talks about eliminating it. Entire programs of therapy are for the purpose of stress relief. Here it is …blunt and brutal – they are wrong. Firstly, …

Boundaries Are Protective

“Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, …

Scripturally Praying for Believers

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but will aid in strengthening your prayer life while scripturally praying over believers. *Remember there is full forgiveness in Christ.  Romans 8:1 – …

True Love

Love is the strongest force in the world, yes? I have been taught by my Christian upbringing that love is a choice and by the world that love is a …

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To Love Their Children

The next things that Paul says that the older woman is to teach the younger woman is: to love their children. It is easy for most Moms to love their …

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Boundaries Are Imperative

“Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.”Psalm 119:90-91What is a …

Sunlight

“And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day… And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And …

Beautifully Contrasted

Have you noticed the extreme contrasts throughout the Bible? Whether through miracles, testimonies, or spiritual parallels, they’re all miraculous and indicative of something greater than meets the eye. Each contrast …

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Just Graduated? Now What Do I Do? Part 1

For the next several articles, you will read the thoughts from anonymous individuals that I interviewed from Lehigh Valley Baptist Church (see colored quotes). We talked about the transition from …

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Am I Still in Love with Him?

A few weeks ago, Benjamin took a last-minute trip to the states to attend his brother’s wedding. The wedding wasn’t last minute, but our decision for him to go was …