Category: inspirational thoughts

listen carefully

💗 This year, 2022, Easter will be celebrated Sunday, April 17. So…in the next ten days social media will be flooded with This morning I want to take a moment to remind everyone what it’s really all about! And he said to them, “Do not be amazed; you seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified.…

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joy

As Christians, we tend to hold a very different perspective on certain subjects than folks who do not follow Jesus. JOY is one of those subjects God promised His children JOY, beginning with Job (Job 33:25-27). Later, Moses penned this promise: . . .the Lord your God will bless you in all your produce and…

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understand?

Once we understand the new creation, the door of revelation opens as never before. We no longer see ourselves as specimens being tested by God to prove our worth. We understand that Jesus was tested in all ways on our behalf and He passed the test! So much so that He purchased us unto Himself…

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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…

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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…

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getting better

So, as you may have noticed, the last post from The Cottage was on January 16th. We attended a Dedication Celebration for a new transitional house with our friends from My Father’s House on the 10th. First time we’d really been in a large group of people for months. A week later we both got…

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on to plan B?

“I have appeared unto thee for this purpose.” Acts 26:16 What Are Your Purposes? by Barry Bennett – shared with permission I often speak of our purposes in life. I prefer the word “purpose” to the word “plan.” The idea that God has a plan for my life lends itself to a “God is in…

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plain talk

Now the man Moses was a quietly humble man, more so than anyone living on Earth. God broke in suddenly on Moses and Aaron and Miriam saying, “Come out, you three, to the Tent of Meeting.” The three went out. God descended in a Pillar of Cloud and stood at the entrance to the Tent.…

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theme for 2022

Growing More Intimate With Jesus If the past twenty-four months have taught me anything it is that growing more intimate with my Lord and Savior is truly meant to be my first priority. This morning, when I read the daily devotion from Oswald Chambers (see below), I was immediately convinced “Intimacy with Jesus” has to…

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is evil good?

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight! 5:20-21 Awhile back God gave me an acronym for EVIL. E…

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