The Walk

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a special time of the year. This Thanksgiving is special. As we reflect on all that has transpired this year, we have to be thankful. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NLT tells us, “Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” It doesn’t say to be … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Change Through Thanksgiving

Come, let us sing to the Lord! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come to him with thanksgiving. Let us sing psalms of praise to him. Psalm 95:12 NLT Many times, when we go to the House of Worship, there is singing that is led by a worship leader. In this Psalm … Continue reading Change Through Thanksgiving

Glory Shouts

Then I will praise God’s name with singing, and I will honor him with thanksgiving. Psalms 69:30 NLT David wrote this Psalm during a period of crisis in his life. He spoke in great detail about the problem he faced. I'm quite sure there were those who would listen to the details of his complaints. … Continue reading Glory Shouts

Guided by Peace and Thanksgiving

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. Colossians 3:15 NLT  Paul spoke about two things in this verse: peace and thankfulness. So there must be a connection between them. In the secular world, … Continue reading Guided by Peace and Thanksgiving

Just a Flask of Oil

There are many expressions in life that tell a story. When I was a child my grandmother had an expression to fit every occasion. I had no idea where she got them from; sometimes they were quotes from the Bible; other times they were sayings that people generated from life experiences. Let me tell you, … Continue reading Just a Flask of Oil

Living By Faith

For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 NKJV This is one of those short verses with a powerful message. The believer walks by faith. You don't need faith to see what is in existence. Gravity does not require faith; if you throw a ball in the air, it will fall down. … Continue reading Living By Faith

God’s Wonderful Grace

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 Grace! What a powerful word. When we think about grace we usually think about kindness that we don’t deserve. So here Paul states that God’s gives us salvation through grace. This … Continue reading God’s Wonderful Grace

The Goodness of God

The Lord is good to those who depend on him, to those who search for him.Lamentations 3:25 NLT People of faith depend on the goodness of God. Goodness is a quality most people look for in the way people interact with them. The homeless person living on the street depends on the goodness of strangers. … Continue reading The Goodness of God

When God’s People Pray

Sometimes it’s good to reflect on your life and today I was doing just that. Last school year, I was in a new grade and my district chose new math and ELA curriculums. So in addition to that, everything else was new to me. It can be overwhelming when you have to master the curriculum … Continue reading When God’s People Pray