(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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(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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(Life of Abram) Token of God’s Promise – Part 8

Photo by Juanita Swart (unsplash) Genesis 17:1-22 As we journey into Genesis chapter 17, we now read Abram is 99 years old.  Thirteen years have passed since the birth of Ishmael the child of the flesh influenced by Sarai’s plan to help God.  As we learned, the works of the flesh profited nothing in Abram…

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(Life of Abram) God Doesn’t Need Our Help – Part 7

Photo by Henry Hustava (unsplash) We have now come to the 16th chapter of Genesis in our study of the life of Abram.  In this chapter we have an eyes view of what happens when we allow our flesh to rule instead of the spirit man. Trying To Do God’s Work  (Genesis 16:1-3) “Now Sarai…

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(Life of Abram) God’s Assurance – Part 6

Photo by Ben White (unsplash) Genesis 15:1-6 As we continue our journey with Abram, we are now entering Genesis Chapter 15.  Verse 1 has always given me assurance when going through struggles in my life:  “After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am…

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(Life of Abram – Part 5) To The Rescue

Photo by Henry Hustava We finished Part 4 with Abram and Sarai settled in their new homeland, establishing themselves with the neighboring communities.  As a woman, I would venture to say this 700-mile relocation had to have had a big impact on Sarai. Just image leaving everyone and everything – with thoughts of having to…

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(Life Of Abram) Promise Confirmed – Part 4

Photo by Faye Cornish (unsplash) In our continuing study of Abram, we closed out Genesis chapter 12 with Pharaoh of Egypt booting Abram and family out of his country. Abram’s deception and God’s wrath upon Pharaoh and his princes was the cause. Abram’s act of deception has been most debated among theologians for centuries such…

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(Life Of Abram) Pitching His Tent – Part 3

Photo by Pexels Do you remember what it was like to purchase your first home or to rent your first apartment?  The excitement of setting up your new homestead!  This was going to be your start of something new!  New surroundings, new neighbors, and new adventures to discover. Well this is probably how Abram felt. …

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(Life of Abram) The Arrival – Part 2

Photo by Ozel Gomez (Pexels) Genesis 12:6-7 “And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Shechem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.  And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the…

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(Life of Abram) When God Calls! Part 1

Photo by Pexels Today we will begin a series taking our journey into the Book of Genesis chapter 12.  We will start with Genesis 12:1-5.  For this post we will review the “call” of Abram (name later changed to Abraham).  His life as recorded by Holy Spirit is truly one of faith. Let’s begin! Genesis 12:1…

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Exciting News

I would like to share some exciting news with my Blogging  Family!  I just launched my first online Bible Study Course – a goal I had been working for sometime.  You can check out our newest venture by logging onto our website: http://www.journeythroughlifeministries.net/online-bible-study.html    

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Widow of Zarephath

Photo by Pexels Father God woke me up this morning with the Widow Woman of Zarephath, found in the Book of Kings, on my mind.  She was in crisis, that seemed to her, without a solution.  The article I wrote below is a beautiful story of what happens when we put our trust and faith…

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God’s Testament – God’s Will

Did you know the Bible was written as God’s “Testament or Will?” (Definition of Testament:  a person’s will, especially the part relating to personal property; or something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality.) Many years ago I was very surprised to learn this very important piece of…

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Getting Out of The Pit

Photo by Raj (unsplash) As we take a journey into the Lord’s word, I would like to share with you Psalms 40, one of my favorite Psalms.  This Psalm is a writing of God’s divine deliverance in the life of one of His children.  As we study this Psalm, we will learn that the life…

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He Leads Us, He Guides Us

Photo by Joe Pregadra (unsplash) The 23rd Psalm is one of my favorite Psalms, so when I woke up this morning with this Psalm on my mind, I begin to have feelings of comfort knowing there is someone who loves and cares about me.  As I continued meditating on this Psalm, I thought these short…

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Doing It My Way

Read Genesis 4 Introduction As we continue our journey through the Book of Genesis, we now explore the lives and actions of Cain and Abel.  In this chapter we will learn the outcome of “doing it my way” vs. “doing it God’s way.” Genesis 4 1-2 After being cast out of God’s Garden, Adam and…

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The Fall

Photo by:  Author Unknown This week’s Bible Study, we will study the “Fall,” which will teach us why the world is in such turmoil. Reading: Genesis Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Highlights: • A predator in the Garden & this world. • Be careful who you talk with and listen to. • Deception can be deadly.…

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God’s Original Plan

Photo by: Shannon Richards Reading: Genesis Chapter 2 My last post I mentioned “The Fall – Chapter 3” would be my next post, but plans have changed! I didn’t want to skip over valuable information from Chapter 2. So as we continue our journey through God’s Word, in Genesis Chapter 2, we will study God’s…

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The Beginning

Photo by: James Douglas Have you every wondered if the Old Testament has meaning or purpose for today’s Believers? For many years I avoided reading the Old Testament, thinking it was not prevalent for today, and even when I tried to read the Old Testament I couldn’t understand it. Plus, when I read certain books…

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