25 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking For Hope (Day 4)

Luke 1:11:13  “And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.  And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.  But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear…

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25 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 3)

“For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: He hath no form or comeliness; and when we shall see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him.” (Isaiah 53:2) As Mary was preparing the evening meal, she realized months have passed…

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25 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 2)

Luke 1:38 “And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word.  And the angel departed from her.” Mary was called by God to carry out one of the greatest assignments ever!  She was chosen by God to become mother to His Son, Jesus!  Why did God choose…

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25 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 1)

Luke 1:28 “And the angel came in unto her, and sail, Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art you among women.” As the 1st century approached the world, we discover the Jewish nation’s life was very dim and bleak.  It’s been almost 400 years since they heard a “word”…

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What Is Your Heritage

What does it mean to have a “heritage?”  The dictionary defines it as: the characteristics, traits and monetary gains of a family passed from one generation to the next; the culture, traditions and national assets preserved from one generation to another.  All families like to believe that they have a heritage that has been passed…

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(Victorious Living) Eliminating Distractions

There is a very popular TV commercial that says “life comes at you fast!”  Boy, that statement holds a lot of truth!  As Christians, life often comes at us fast, because our enemy, Satan, wants to keep us busy with distractions of discouragement and confusion, which keeps us from making the right choices in our…

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Surrounded With God’s Love

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo Written by Charles Head It’s an awesome thing to know how much we are loved by God, who is our Heavenly Father.  His love is unconditional, yet, all we have to do is accept His love and walk in obedience to His word, which is the Bible. There are many examples…

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(Victorious Living) The B.I.B.L.E.

I read an article several years ago that stated 80% of Americans are Christians, needless to say, I found this information to be very interesting in light of American history and current events.   To me this information means that almost every other person knows God and has the hope of eternal life.    Since reading…

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(Life of Abraham) Divine Visitation – Part 9

From previous post we have learned much from the life of Abraham in the areas of faith and obedience.  When I think about him being called of God and making a journey to an unknown country, it always amazes me how Abraham knew God’s voice and obeyed.  As we take a moment to ponder even…

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Victorious Living – Knowing God’s Ways

What is the secret for victorious living?  One such secret is found in Psalm 103:7. The Psalmist reveals to the reader that “He (God) made known His ways unto Moses, His acts unto the children of Israel.”  It is being revealed to us through this scripture that God made known to Moses His character in…

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Where’s The Money?

Money, money, money where’s the money?” Many are shouting this phrase when finding themselves without funds when an emergency arises.  I too know the pain of needing repair work done or lack of finances to take care school or medical expenses.  Many economist states that everyone should have a $1000 emergency fund and a savings…

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Living With A.D.H.D

Photo by Kat J (unsplash) My husband and I are raising a 9-year old grandson that has A.D.H.D. and oppositional defiant disorder (O.D.D). These types of behavior are new to us because neither have experienced A.D.H.D. or O.D.D. behaviors with any of our adult children. Living with a child with A.D.H.D. and O.D.D. is a…

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Learning To Live In Contentment

Photo by Jen Theodore The following blog post is from a good friend sharing her how she was able to find contentment. Unfortunately author is unknown. ====== To live in inner contentment, the entire focus of your life must be the Lord Jesus Christ.  I’ve had short periods in my life when a particular problem…

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Don’t Forget Your Peculiarity

Photo by Christopher Rusev (unsplash) The Lord has chosen a name for those who are saved – “peculiar!”  We are considered a set apart people who He has set aside as lights to the world.  Because of our transformation, how we function and the way we live our daily lives may cause some to come…

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