Asking for Strength

  Challenges Women Face May 6, 2016 Dear Julie: I’ve already made my bad situation leave, as of Jan 5. We were together 4 yrs, married 2 as of April. He is hooked on pain meds. He has a legitimate reason for taking them, but due to taking them for so long, he abuses them. He’s verbally, mentally, and physically abusive to all when he abuses pills. Man, woman, child, animal, it doesn’t... read more

The Promise of Deliverance from Evil

On Saturday, we discussed II Peter 1:2-4 and rejoiced in the Father’s great love for us. “He gives us everything we need for life and godliness and delivers us from evil.” Let’s mine this vein some more. When Jesus was teaching His disciples to pray, He asked the Father to “deliver us from the evil one.” Jesus asked the Father. Will God deny His Son anything?Will He... read more

A Promise to Lift Your Spririts

They say that depression is highest around the holidays, especially Christmas. Having experienced a “low” over Thanksgiving, I now understand what a downer depression can be. Could God ever want me to be depressed?Then where does depression originate?And what is the antidote for it? Consider this: “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10). When we lack His joy, what can... read more

A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 46:1-3

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.” Psalm 46:1-3 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,... read more