Thankful on Thanksgiving 🍁

For what and for whom are you thankful, today? The following Bible verses are focused upon the importance of “thankfulness.” Friend, there is so much God has given us. Every good and perfect gift comes from Him (James 1:17). The air we breathe, the food we eat, the people we meet… (you!) ♥️ We are … Continue reading Thankful on Thanksgiving 🍁

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

God’s Purposes: Peter, James, and Paul

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 God’s Purposes: Peter, James, and Paul

Praying for the Church 2/20 @ 2:20pm

Ladies, wherever you might be on 2/20 at 2:20pm, would you please consider praying alongside me for a moment? There is a genuine need to pray specifically for our churches regarding the Enneagram. The heartbreaking tendency of pragmatism today has strengthened it’s usage around us…with God’s Word being misused for it’s purposes. This is extremely … Continue reading Praying for the Church 2/20 @ 2:20pm

Christ and Him Crucified: Psalm 22 and Mark 15

Question: Have you ever wondered why Jesus exclaimed, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” before yielding His spirit to the Father? In order to adequately address this heartfelt query, we need to highlight an important cultural detail concerning how scripture was both memorized and shared around AD 30. Per numerous scholars, if … Continue reading Christ and Him Crucified: Psalm 22 and Mark 15

Examining the Enneagram: A Biblical Perspective

A heartfelt Thank You to Marcia Montenegro, Jay Medenwaldt, Alisa Childers, Krista Bontrager, Melissa Dougherty, CRI, Dr. Christopher Berg, Dr. Rhenn Cherry, Midwest Christian Outreach, Cultish (Apologia Studios), Women in Apologetics, Steven Bancarz, Sean McDowell, Unbelievable with Justin Brierley, Fr Mitch Pacwa, Doreen Virtue, Dr. Douglas Groothuis, Brandon Medina, and Apologetics315 for all of the … Continue reading Examining the Enneagram: A Biblical Perspective

A Collection of Scripture about Marriage

“Marriage should be honored by all and the marriage bed kept pure…” Hebrews 13:4 John 15:4-5 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides … Continue reading A Collection of Scripture about Marriage

Fear Arises When…

Gals, one of the most impactful lessons God has provided through motherhood, is how important it is to pray. Recently, my sweet 11-year-old daughter was incredibly nervous. Perhaps terrified! She was preparing to get a shot at the Doctor, and wasn’t thrilled about it. I could relate to her angst and certainly could understand her … Continue reading Fear Arises When…

The Problem of Pragmatism: “Wake Up, Church!”

Updated post from 2021. Apologetics are provided at the end regarding Jesus, the reliability of the New Testament, evidence for the Resurrection, and the Biblical Gospel. What is Pragmatism exactly? Pragmatism, a philosophy developed by Charles Sanders Pierce in 1870, champions the premise that truth is proved by whether or not the idea in question … Continue reading The Problem of Pragmatism: “Wake Up, Church!”

Why Galatians 2:20?

“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.”Galatians 2:20 Why is this blog titled, The Gal220 Life? Simply … Continue reading Why Galatians 2:20?