making progress?

. . . you were cleansed; you were made holy; you were made right with God by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. 1 Corinthians 6:11 NLT 1 Corinthians 6:11 - the meaning of it all This morning we read 1 Corinthians, chapters 5 and…

how are you feeling?

"Courage is not the absence of fear but the willingness to do the thing we fear. Go straight into the furnace or the lion's den. Were those men out of touch with their feelings or with reality? No. Nor was the psalmist who said, "When I am afraid, I will trust." There is a big…

how much?

In our world today there is very little "good news." Today let's consider the Gospel. God's Word always brings Good News. Here at the Cottage I often begin a post with "grace and peace." It seems obvious to me that many of the New Testament letters either begin or end with "grace and peace." Apostle…

be content

. . . be content with what you have; for he has said, “I will never fail you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13.5 Christian contentment is a God given gift: a fruit of His Spirit. It is learning to be satisfied with all that God has provided. 22-23 But what happens when we live God’s…

offended?

And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.Luke 7:21 Are You Offended At God?by Barry Bennett As we preach and teach the wonderful truths of God’s grace and love, there are those whose current circumstances do not reflect the message that is being shared. For some, the blessings of the gospel seem…

what about healing?

No matter where you stand on the subject of God's willingness and power to heal, at one time or another, every Christian has questions, either for themselves or for a loved one who is unwell. I've had them myself. The answer to these questions can always be found in God's Word. Here are some scriptures…

whatever…

Whatever I have, wherever I am, I can make it through anything in the One who makes me who I am. Philippians 4:12-13 MSG Grace and peace on this Wonderful Wednesday dear Hearts. ❤ This morning I found myself needing an attitude check. For the second time in a row my answer to a simple question…

what are you doing?

Whatever you do [whatever your task may be], work from the soul [that is, put in your very best effort], as [something done] for the Lord and not for men Colossians 3;23 AMP This morning I heard the Spirit ask me, "What are you doing?" "Well, so far this week I've mostly been trying to…