The Names of God – Elohim

Have you ever thought about names and the importance of a name; or why parents spend months thinking up names for their unborn child.  During Biblical days, a person’s name spoke of their character.  The sons of Jacob were given names according to the joy or disappointment of their mothers. For instance, when Leah gave…

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Fun Book Tag

Hello Blogging Family and happy new year to everyone once again. I was recently tagged for a fun book tag by Amy at https://amyshedrack200.wordpress.com.   Thanks a lot for including me on this fun journey. Amy is a very creative and inspiring blogger. Her blog touches on many aspects of life and are very uplifting and…

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Jesus Loves Everyone!

I was hosting a Women’s Meeting a few months ago when a question was asked “if God loves everyone, does that mean everyone will go to heaven, even those with ungodly lifestyles?”  This question couldn’t be answered with a simple “yes” or “no,” and from articles I have read in the past year, a more…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone!  This has been a year with many surprises and changes for everyone.  Changes that brought about fear, pain, and great losses.  Some of these changes have taught us the importance of family and the need for a power greater than man. Many will make New Year’s resolutions and many won’t,…

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What Does Christianity Mean To You?

What does being a Christian Believer mean to you?  Is it about 7 to 12-step programs or manmade rules?  I’ve had many conversations with individuals who were involved in congregations that imposed burdens on the congregates with many manmade rules that took away their “joy!”  One woman confessed her husband left her because she allowed…

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God’s Presence

“…. Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Mark 10:14)   At the age of 12 I knew very little about God, I believed He existed and that was it! I read many stories about God but couldn’t understand how He interacted…

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The Body Has Many Members

1 Cor. 12:12; 26-27 “For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ….And whether one member suffer, all members suffer with it; or one member be honored, all members rejoice with it. Now ye are the body…

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Christmas Tag

Thank you to our Brother Matt for selecting me for this Christmas Tag. Christmas My Favorite Things Tag has different categories, food, song, when to open presents, people to visit, celebrating Jesus. You may also add a category if you wish. How to join in? Share the link to the original post – Christmas My Favorite…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 8)

The next stop on our journey we will look at Abram and examine the prophetic promise given to him by the Lord.  This message is found in Genesis 12:1-3; Genesis 13:15-17; Genesis 15:13-16; and Genesis 17:4-10.  In these verses we learn that God is revealing more of His plan to the reader.   “Now the LORD…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 7)

Let’s take a pause here and search the scriptures to discover the answer to Mary’s question “what does this all mean” and the message given to Mary by the angel Gabriel.  We live in a world full of doubt and unbelief!  Many people, pass and present, don’t believe in Jesus or His purpose for coming…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 6)

“And he shall go before him in the spirit and the power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.” (Luke 1:17) Mary decided to stay with Elisabeth and Zacharias for the next…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 5)

Mary made it to cousin Elisabeth’s home well before dark.  She couldn’t wait to talk with Elisabeth, she wanted so desperately to share with Elisabeth her news and to congratulate her about the miracle child she was carrying. I wonder if cousin Elisabeth will recognize me, it’s had been several years since she last saw…

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15 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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15 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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15 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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15 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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