Posted in August 2014

When We Replace God

When We Replace God

Although, we don’t bow down to golden calves (Exodus 32:2-4) or a giant statue of King Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 3:1) doesn’t mean idolatry isn’t a problem every single one of us face daily. Idolatry isn’t just about bowing down to ornate objects; idolatry is about replacing God with man-made substitutions. Man was made in the image … Continue reading

Summertime…Slow!

Summertime…Slow!

When was the last time you sat on your back porch and listened to the sounds of summer–a thousand and one insects chatting all vying for center stage, a lone cricket whispering his solemn chant? Looked up to see brilliant blue sky made brighter by the sun’s warming rays? Or drank in the large…white…fluffy clouds … Continue reading

Criticism

Criticism

We’ve all done it, spoken words that cut a soul to ribbons, arrest a spirit, and leave deep scares–criticize. It takes but a moment to deliver words that wound… and oh, how smoothly they flow from our lips as easily as one pulls the bow across the strings of a violin and make no mistake … Continue reading

Drive-thru Faith?

Drive-thru Faith?

It’s all about speed–nobody has time for patience! (Forget the fact that patience is a fruit of the spirit. Galatians 5:22-23). Getter done…fast and move on to the next thing. Drive-thru–food, banking, prescriptions, and dare I say…drive-thru lives. Everyone’s in a frenzy of business–hurrying from one thing to the next–no time for the present. No … Continue reading

The Weeds of Sin

The Weeds of Sin

The weeds of sin grow up in my heart–it’s a constant battle, cutting them out. They always return as all weeds do–oh, how, I wish they wouldn’t but over and over they grow back. It’s even more frustrating when it’s the same old weeds–the very ones I just repented of and asked forgiveness for. A judgmental … Continue reading