Grace

Everyday there is something that presents it’s self that we have to make decisions that will affect the way we live. Decisions about the way we act, and decisions that will affect our friends and family. If it wasn’t for grace my imperfections would sink me like a ship that has run aground. Living by grace instead…

Grace

I always hear people talk about being saved by grace but what does that really mean? So I researched all aspects of it so that I could completely grasp what the meaning really is. The Definition of Grace: the freely given, unmerited favor and love of God, the influence or spirit of God operating in…

What is the Bible Part 7, Interpretation

You can’t quote the Bible indiscriminately. There is a story of two lawyers. One thought he would make a great impression on the jury by quoting from the Bible. So he said concerning his opponent’s client, “We have it on the highest authority that it has been said, ‘All that a man has will he…

What is the Bible Part 6, Only the New Testament

Once, when a stubborn disputer seemed unconvinced, Lincoln said, “Well, let’s see how many legs has a cow?” “Four, of course,” came the reply disgustedly. “That’s right,” agreed Lincoln. “Now suppose you call the cow’s tail a leg; how many legs would the cow have?” “Why, five, of course,” was the confident reply. “Now, that’s…

You are Good Enough

There was a rock hound named Rob Cutshaw owns a little roadside shop outside Andrews, North Carolina. Like many in the trade, he hunts for rocks, then sells them to collectors or jewelry makers. He knows enough about rocks to decide which to pick up and sell, but he’s no expert. He leaves the appraising…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for this opportunity to look further into Your word so that I may understand who You are, where You are coming from and what You have for me. In Jesus Name Amen In Psalm chapter 27 David reminds us that “The Lord is our light and salvation” so…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Psalm 27:13 ESV Goodness: the state or quality of being good, moral excellence; virtue, kindly feeling; kindness; generosity, excellence of quality. Synonym: friendliness, generosity, good will, grace, graciousness, honesty, integrity, kindness, mercy, morality, righteousness, rightness,…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse God, hear my cry. Show me your grace. Show me mercy, and send the help I need! Psalm 27:7 TPT Mercy: compassionate or kindly forbearance shown toward an offender, an enemy, or other person in one’s power; compassion, pity, or benevolence, the disposition to be compassionate or forbearing, the discretionary power of a…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Here’s the one thing I crave from God, the one thing I seek above all else: I want the privilege of living with him every moment in his house, finding the sweet loveliness of his face, filled with awe, delighting in his glory and grace. I want to live my life so close…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse When evil ones come to destroy me, they will be the ones who turn back. Psalm 27:2 TPT Bullies: a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people. Synonyms: annoyer, bulldozer, harrier, hector, oppressor. persecutor, pest, rascal, rowdy, ruffian, tease, tormenter, tough Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, thank you…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse When vandal hordes ride down ready to eat me alive, Those bullies and toughs fall flat on their faces. Psalm 27:2 MSG Bullies: a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people. Synonyms: annoyer, bulldozer, harrier, hector, oppressor. persecutor, pest, rascal, rowdy, ruffian, tease, tormenter, tough Prayer Dear…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. Psalm 27:2 ESV Adversaries: a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe, a person, group, etc., that is an opponent in a contest; contestant, the Adversary, the devil; Satan.…

Study Tools

A Closer Look I am a Christian and always wondered how I could get to know the bible better. So over the years I have picked up some awesome resources that help me to understand and study the bible better than I ever had before. When using these tools I have been able to study…

Relationships

Dear Heavenly Father, be with me in everything I do; help me to choose the right words when I need them. Show me the best way to present everything in a way that You approve of. Lord be my guide for all the things that I do. Help me to share your love with everyone…

Daily Bread

Daily Verse Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 1 John 4:1 ESV Christians who are well acquainted with the Scriptures, may, in humble dependence on Divine teaching, discern those who set forth doctrines according…

Daily Bread

  Daily Verse Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me practice these things, and…

What Way do I Go

Dear Heavenly Father, I feel like everywhere I turn there is nothing for me. I feel like I am locked in an inescapable cage that no matter which way I turn I run into another wall. Lord I am on my knees crying out to You, Lord why are You doing this? I need to…

Ask He is Waiting for you!

Get to Know Jesus Have you ever wondered who Jesus is and how you can get to know Him? Jesus is one of the best decisions that you will ever make. He is there to take care of your needs, He gives direction, hope, and He loves you more than anyone or thing in this…

Testing God

  Dear Heavenly Father, with everything that is happening right now around the world there is so much that I do not understand. Lord be my guide, be the light so I can see through the darkness, and Lord open my eyes so that I can see what you want me to do. I know…

Salvation

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not…

Who were the Nicolaitans

Dear Heavenly Father, as I get to know You more Lord, I am amazed the love that You have for me. Please soften my heart and please allow the Holy Spirit to guide me and help me understand everything that You have in these words. Show me how to apply this message in my life.…

Who is Jesus?

Dear Heavenly Father, let me always see who You are see things through Your eyes. Help me to personally know You through the word, be my light in the darkness Lord. You were here in the beginning and have the answers to all of the questions that I have. Thank You Lord for your gift,…

Community

  Dear Heavenly Father, please surround me with strong steadfast Christian brothers and sisters that will help and support me through any and all changes and transference’s that will come our way. Help me to become part of a team that focuses on Your direction for all of us to travel. Fill us with the…

Renovation

Dear Heavenly Father, You have known me and all that I have done, and all that I am. You know the good, the bad, yet You still have given me Your Grace, sharing Your unconditional love with me. Thank you for the treasures that you have granted me in my life. The decline that I…

Gift of God Through Faith

  Dear Heavenly Father I do not deserve the grace you have shown me, I have done things in my life that were not in a way that is favorable to you. Yet Lord I thank You because You have still shown me mercy and favor. The gift that was given is beyond comprehension. The…