An Encounter With God

“Do not come any closer,” the Lord warned. “Take off your sandals, for you are standing on holy ground. I am the God of your father —the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” When Moses heard this, he covered his face because he was afraid to look at God. … Continue reading An Encounter With God

Walk Just As He Walked

“So obey the commands of the Lord your God by walking in his ways and fearing him. Deuteronomy 8:6 NLT Many times, the end of one season usually signals the beginning of another. This company has been living under Moses’ leadership since they left Egypt about forty years ago and they are about to enter the Promised … Continue reading Walk Just As He Walked

Paused… Not Cancelled!

The man replied, “Who appointed you to be our prince and judge? Are you going to kill me as you killed that Egyptian yesterday?” Then Moses was afraid, thinking, “Everyone knows what I did.” Exodus 2:14 NLT Moses was a man born with a purpose. God provided for him in a miraculous way. He was … Continue reading Paused… Not Cancelled!

Follow His Example

Therefore become imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father]; Ephesians 5:1 AMP One of the greatest accomplishments in life is to create an original. There is great value in originals. The Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, is an original painting created by Leonardo … Continue reading Follow His Example

Life In Its Fullness

A thief has only one thing in mind—he wants to steal, slaughter, and destroy. But I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you expect—life in its fullness until you overflow! John 10:10 TPT There is purpose in every life. The purpose can be either positive or negative. Even a thief has purpose. A thief … Continue reading Life In Its Fullness

God For All Seasons

The month of September brings some bittersweet feelings in the hearts of people.  September is a signal that the summer is coming to an end. There are so many activities that can only be done in the summer when you live in the northeast of the United States.  September reminds me it’s time to bring … Continue reading God For All Seasons

Shaped by Perspective

There are many things that shape your life: your experiences and your relationships play a big role in who you are.  The person you are has been shaped either positively or negatively by those you interact with. There is a poem that you see a lot in the classroom or where children congregate in large … Continue reading Shaped by Perspective

Listen and Obey

But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. James 1:22 NLT Parents sometimes speak to their children and complain that they don’t listen. Yes they heard every word but continued as if nothing was said. James, in his role as a church leader, saw … Continue reading Listen and Obey

WHY?

Parents are often overwhelmed when they have small children and they are always asking why? “Mommy, why is the sky blue? Why is the grass green? Why is my hair short? Why?” But many things happen in response to why. Science can answer some of our why questions. A child once asked, “Why do we … Continue reading WHY?

Forgiven

But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. 1 John 1:9 NLT Sin is a problem for God because He is holy. David said it this way in Psalm 5:4, “O God, you take no pleasure in wickedness.” … Continue reading Forgiven