Category: odds n’ ends

if only

“Unbelief can only be conquered by eliminating distractions and focusing on Him and His word.” _Barry Bennett Much of what we call a faith battle is really a battle against unbelief. When faith is conceived, there is a knowing and an assurance that we have what we have believed for, even before the manifestation. Unbelief…

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the right way

Many of you know that I’ve been sharing meditations and devotions from Barry Bennett here on the Cottage Blog for years. I think the first one is dated October 2016! This man of God has taught us so much and we are so grateful for his heart for The Lord. Today he put up another…

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the night b4 Christmas

 Once upon a time, more years ago than I care to count, there was a young mother who wanted very much to be an artist. Do you remember Christmas 1961?      One fine day, the Fuller Brush man came to her door offering his wares.  Do you remember the Fuller Brush man?     Now this young mother was…

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love never fails

Every human need is met in Godโ€™s love. Redemption is an act of His love. The new creation is an act of His love. Healing is an act of Love. Our authority over the enemy is an act of Love. Grace for every need is His love. The Truth that sets us free is Love.…

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what is the reward?

,,,it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to Him must believe that God exists and that He rewards those who sincerely seek him. Hebrews 11.6 NLT Lately the question of Christianity mixed with New Age thinking has reared it’s ugly head. It first came up in the Bible Study…

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reinvented

Have you been with Jesus? Your life is a projection of what you truly believe. Your heart for people can be discerned. Your passion for the Word can be discerned. Your confidence can be discerned. Your authority can be discerned. Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were…

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be mine

Won’t you be my Valentine? This is love: He loved us long before we loved him. It was his love, not ours. He proved it by sending his Son to be the pleasing sacrificial offering to take away our sins. 1 John 4:10 The Passion Translation (TPT) Know therefore that the Lord your God is…

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a gift

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it but to delight in it when it comes.”  – Charles Dickens Hope your day has been Happy, happy, happy. Living in the worship and awe of God will bring you many years of contented living. So how could the wicked ever expect to…

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here’s your sign

Grace and peace on this funny Friday morning Dear Hearts. โค I wonder…do you think God has a sense of humor? O, I’m fairly certain He does. Take the Facebook fiasco that’s been going on in my computers for the past couple of weeks. I’ve been messing with my ‘News Feed’ off and on for…

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big girl panties up

Good Morning Dear Hearts Grace and peace upon your day It looks to be a pull up your big girl panties and DEAL WITH IT day around here. I’ll be busy, but I’ll check in with y’all later. It’s time to do some deep cleaning – with glasses on – and that’s going to take…

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