This post was written shortly after a dear friend of mine lost her 5th child in 2014. We wept together again last month when she lost her 6th child in 2015. Pastor Scott's sermon came to mind again. Last week was one of mourning for me. A very dear friend of mine miscarried her 5th… Continue reading Weep with those who weep.
Did you know that the birth of Jesus fulfills a promise made by God to His people? Way back in Genesis 3:15, God promises that the seed of the woman would bruise the head of the serpent. That seed was an intended savior who would redeem, once and for all, the children of God. It… Continue reading Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
Reclaiming Sunday Morning Have you ever felt attacked by Satan? Have you ever lived the struggle of Romans 8, desperately wanting to do what is right and good in God’s eyes but being tripped up by temptation and falling into sin? I have. Romans 8 is a great reminder for all of us that ‘to… Continue reading Reclaim Sunday Morning
Today, many of my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ are going to attend an Ash Wednesday service. At such a service, the priest or pastor will swipe ashes across the forehead of the believer in the form of a cross. This tradition comes from the early church (c.250 AD) when ashes and sackcloth were… Continue reading Ash Wednesday
It is Tuesday April 15, 2014. In just 3 short days, I will mourn the saddest and most sorrowful day in my Faith. The day my Savior was nailed to a cross for the sins that I have committed and that I will commit in the future. His perfect life and death were necessary for… Continue reading The Hour Has Come