Don’t Get Even: Pray.

“But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you.  Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you. Luke 6:27-28 TPT Loving God and walking with Him can have some rough moments. There are moments in life when you want to feel free … Continue reading Don’t Get Even: Pray.

God’s Gift

As Mary and Joseph continued on their journey, Caesar Augustus decreed that everyone should be registered. But you needed to be registered in your own city. Joseph was a descendent of King David so he had to travel to Bethlehem. The journey was long but Joseph would not leave Mary at home alone, he took … Continue reading God’s Gift

God’s Wonderful Love

For God’s mighty miracles astound me! His wonders are so delightfully mysterious that they leave all who seek them astonished. Psalm 111:2 TPT Psalm 14:1 says, “The fool says in his heart that there is no God.” It amazes me when people look around at the wonders of nature and cannot see the hand of … Continue reading God’s Wonderful Love

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

Jesus, Man of Compassion

“But Jesus said, “That isn’t necessary—you feed them.” Matthew 14:16 NLT In some families, cousins are as close as brothers. Jesus and John were cousins and Jesus got the news that Herod had beheaded John. He wanted to be alone so He traveled by boat to a remote place. But the people came looking for Him.  … Continue reading Jesus, Man of Compassion

Love Others

Love does no wrong to others, so love fulfills the requirements of God’s law. Romans 13:10 NLT Society has a tendency to label others. It starts when children call each other names. Children will do certain things because they are children and need adults to guide them in appropriate behavior. Sometimes, it seems that adults … Continue reading Love Others

Love Covers Offences

Hatred stirs up quarrels, but love makes up for all offenses. Proverbs 10:12 NLT Love and hate, two words that get thrown together a lot. When young children are at play, they love each other while they are playing with different toys. When they each want the same toy, they hate each other. It’s the same … Continue reading Love Covers Offences

The Love of a Friend

Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble. Proverbs 17:17 MSG Just about everyone in the world is grateful to have a friend. The dictionary defines friend as a person you know well and like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family. I am … Continue reading The Love of a Friend