Gates Are Always Open

I just read passages from Revelation 21 where we are told that the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there. WOW!!!  I love the light.   I have watched a few loved ones of mine walk into the morning… Continue reading

Let It Be Made Known

This evening my youngest daughter’s dog went outside but he was not so eager to come back in the house.  The dog smelled a rabbit or saw something that captured his attention.  My daughter knew it may be a while before her dog would want to come back inside.  … Continue reading

Personal Prayer For Family

Lord, We praise you and give you honor & glory. [We always pray to our Heavenly Father asking all things in the name of Jesus Christ, His Son] Please forgive us of our sins (sins known and unknown to us) & heal us of our sicknesses & diseases. Help us… Continue reading

How To Keep Your Way Pure

Psalm 119:9  (KJV) Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. Psalm 119:9  (NIV) How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word. Psalm 119 verse 9 stood out to me.  What a wonderful… Continue reading

Be Wise – Follow Wise Counsel

I woke up today and soon heard a portion of Scripture go through my mind. There is a Proverb that says, “Throw in your lot with us . . . “ Hear are the words found in Proverbs 1v14 shared in three different translations: KJV Cast in thy lot among… Continue reading

Separations, Deliverance, & Freedom

Years ago we met a young boy that wanted to demand his own way whenever he would visit our home. The young man went directly to his mother to complain if my son wasn’t inclined to want to play with the boy outdoors. I think the boy kicked our front… Continue reading

Hallelujah Means Praise The Lord

I’ve been told that Hallelujah has  the same  definition in all languages. It is said that the  word  “Hallelujah”  means  “Praise the Lord.”     The Psalms tells us that everything that has breath should be praising the Lord.  I’m happy to join the Psalmist in giving praise to God.… Continue reading

Refrain From Anger

Have you ever wanted to TELL SOMEONE OFF!  Telling someone off is what I heard children say when I was young.  If you were to tell someone off it is akin to giving them a piece of your mind or using your mouth to scold them because they harmed you… Continue reading

They Swarmed Around Me Like Bees

I read from Psalm 118 today. One of the favorite quotes from this chapter in the Bible helps a Christian recall that God made each day and we should rejoice and be glad in it.  That’s an awesome verse. Today I took special time to meditate on some of the… Continue reading

Psalm 118

Psalm 118  (KJV),  “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 4 Let them now that fear… Continue reading

April 2018 Scripture Challenge

The other day my youngest daughter challenged the people in our Bible Study & Prayer Group to begin writing out a Scripture each day then writing a special note about the Scripture. She told us she wants to personally start doing this to help her recall to read the Bible… Continue reading

Sometimes It Hurts To Do The Right Thing

Obedience to God is one of the most important things a person that wants to follow God should recall. “Obedience to God is far better than sacrifice.”  We simplify the words that are found in 1 Samuel 15:22 when we say that. God’s people will be blessed if they learn what… Continue reading

Entering Into His Courts With Praise

My friend,  Genevieve Ambler,  called me and we talked for a while. She recently told me two things that I just love thinking about. I’m hoping more of God’s people will enjoy thinking about these statements she shared. She said she talked to the Lord about entering into his courts… Continue reading

A Problem Larger Than A Pile Of Dishes

A friend from grade school asked me to come visit her after school.  I got permission from my parents to visit my friend then I visited my new friend. She was a cheerful person.  I got to her home finding things in her home were not the same as things… Continue reading

She Heard God Say, “Come Back To Me Now!”

Twelve hours ago my friend, Rachinda Ballard-Sutterfield, wrote the following testimony about one of testimonies she has to tell other people: When I woke up this morning, God spoke into my spirit to share the “testimony” of when I FINALLY surrendered my Life TOTALLY to Him! Obviously, someone out there… Continue reading

Meditate On The Word Of The Lord & Spend Time With The Lord

I’ve thought about the Words of our Lord a lot today.   He teaches me. He reaches me.      ~ Elizabeth Wolfe ~    Are you a Mary or a Martha?  They used to ask that question many times at churches and women’s Bible studies.   I told the… Continue reading

SAD STUFF = Clothes Line Preaching

I was taught the term clothes line preaching when I met a pastor that said they never have clothes line preaching in their church. The first time I visited their church I heard what type of preaching he was speaking about. Sadly, He said he didn’t preach that way and… Continue reading

It’s Not Good To Live A Double Life

We can see several examples in the Bible that shows sibling rivalry began with the first two children that were born from a woman. Cain killed his brother, Abel. Joseph was treated harshly by his brothers & even though God used the situation for good those brothers did not ever… Continue reading

Provide For Your Family

There are many ways to provide for your own family members.  Husbands should be prepared to provide for their wives and if children are included in the family the children will need to be provided for, too. I’m not  only  speaking about providing the family members with the material needs… Continue reading