I Have Overcome the World

John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.  There is a meme or saying, not sure of the correct terminology. It states, “Marriage is hard. Divorce is hard. Choose your hard.Continue reading “I Have Overcome the World”

I Refuse to Stay in the ICU

Mark 5: 32-34 And He looked around to see her who had done this thing. But the woman fearing and trembling, came and fell before Him and told Him the whole truth. And He said to her, Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace and be healed of your affliction.  Pain knows no boundaries.Continue reading “I Refuse to Stay in the ICU”

In the Midst of Trouble

Psalm 138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revie me; You will stretch out Your hand Against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.  What does trouble look like? It has many more shapes. Comes in many sizes. Many colors to behold and oh so much more. Trouble for meContinue reading “In the Midst of Trouble”

Why Do You Strike Me?

John 18:22, 23 And when He has said these things, one of the officers who stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, “Do You answer the high priest like that?” Jesus answered him, “If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil; but if well, why do you strike Me?”  HaveContinue reading “Why Do You Strike Me?”

Crown of Life

James 1: 12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.  When I think of a crown, I see a king or queen with an adornment on their head. What I see isContinue reading “Crown of Life”

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Psalm 139:13 and 14 For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made, Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.  What does that mean Father? Peace in the midst of trouble. Doubt that parallels with fear. I am made to create because you createdContinue reading “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”

Your Marvelous Works

Psalm 139: 13 and 14 For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made, Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.  Your marvelous works are all around us. If we would be still and just look and see your marvelous works areContinue reading “Your Marvelous Works”

My Soul Knows Very Well

Psalm 139: 13 and 14 For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made, Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.  Our God, our creator and sustainer of all life, granted us a soul. A soul that seeksContinue reading “My Soul Knows Very Well”

The Lord’s Counsel Will Stand

Proverbs 19:21 There are many plans in a man’s heart. Nevertheless, the Lord’s counsel – that will stand.  This past week my plans would have been to go workout and take my son driving as he continues the journey of obtaining his license. However, the Lord’s plan was different for me. He allowed me an opportunity toContinue reading “The Lord’s Counsel Will Stand”

Spirit of the Lord

Luke 4: 18 & 19 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me. Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captive And recovery or sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed; To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”  HeContinue reading “Spirit of the Lord”