Are You Weary? Don’t Give Up…

Friends, when hardships come (and they will), let’s not give up! But when I say, “not give up”…I’m not referring to us being stronger and more self-sufficient! That’s the opposite of what I’m exhorting here. Self-reliance is often the shovel which digs our pits! On the contrary, we need to abandon the authority we arrogantly … Continue reading Are You Weary? Don’t Give Up…

Proverbs 1

The following chapter from God’s Word can be found at BibleGateway.com. The NET translation (New English Translation) was utilized here as to provide ample footnotes. Friends, let’s keep opening our Bibles and trusting God’s lead. Only God is God…let’s trust and obey. Soli Deo Gloria, Meridith Introduction to the Book 1 The proverbs[a] of Solomon,[b] son of David, … Continue reading Proverbs 1

Scripture about Motherhood

Soli Deo Gloria - To God alone be the glory! ♥️ Proverbs 31:25-30Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the … Continue reading Scripture about Motherhood

What or Who is Leading Today? A Personality type, or God?

This is an abbreviated preview of a post yet to be written, but here it goes… Who is leading today? Are you focused upon and accommodating a designated personality type, or are you submitting every emotion and/or test result to the cross? Friends, what we focus upon can eventually consume us. And what consumes us, … Continue reading What or Who is Leading Today? A Personality type, or God?

“He is Risen!”

Matthew 28:1-20 (NET) The following chapter from Matthew was provided by http://www.Biblegateway.com. The New English Translation was chosen as to supply notes from the translators. The Resurrection 28 Now after the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 Suddenly … Continue reading “He is Risen!”

Bucket Lists

Friends, if you were like me, you grew-up with images of heaven as a location where angels perched themselves upon fluffy, white clouds…lounging peacefully, without a care-in-the-world. Beautiful and yet, if we are completely transparent, dull and impersonal. In addition to these characterizations of the afterlife, Scripture was taught predominantly via flannel graph and cartoons. … Continue reading Bucket Lists

Matthew 7 and Psalm 40

Matthew 7:24 Matthew 7 Judging Others 7 “Judge not, that you be not judged. 2 For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. 3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?4 Or … Continue reading Matthew 7 and Psalm 40

What About Those Who Have Never Heard?

What about those who have never heard about the Gospel of Jesus? Will they go to Heaven? These two questions are pondered deeply by many-a-heart when considering Christianity as a worldview for reality. And at the heart of this, when we dig deeper, is the question of whether God is both good and just. Per … Continue reading What About Those Who Have Never Heard?

Truth in Love

“We often sacrifice others when we give them what they want, but we sacrifice ourselves when we give them what he or she needs.” - Frank Turek This statement by Christian Apologist, Frank Turek, during a Q&A at Grace Community Church in Sarasota, genuinely gave me reason to pause and pray… This hits home. How … Continue reading Truth in Love

His Purposes

Sis, do you need encouragement, today? Gary Habermas has some for you! In a recent message delivered by Dr. Gary Habermas to the Evangelical Philosophical Society, he provided 3 examples of how God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purposes: Peter, James, … Continue reading His Purposes