step behind to move forward

Most of us like to lead. To be in control, to make the decisions, to head up the charge. As Christians, we need to let go of our desire to lead, and learn to follow. There is only One Head of the church, and His Name is Jesus. He laid down His life in orderContinue reading “step behind to move forward”

its banner time

A banner is a declaration of who an army belongs to and whose name they fight over. “Stronghold- The Secrets Behind the Wall” by Beth Kinder The Lord is my Banner. Exodus 17:16 So far today, I have forgotten two things i was supposed to remember to do this morning, and remembered to find somethingContinue reading “its banner time”

lining up where I shouldn’t

Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself only to the person you were yesterday. @toddclark The comparison trap will cause me to believe what I see, and forget what I know. Beth Kinder  www.strongholdthebook.com I have a problem with my mirror. Maybe you can relate. My mirror doesn’t show just my reflection, but lines me up beside othersContinue reading “lining up where I shouldn’t”

3 ways words pack a wallop

Many of us can recall a time when we were hurt by someone else’s actions. But we likely all can remember a time when someone’s words hurt. Words bypass race, size, religion, gender, class and strike right at the heart of us, often before we know it. There are three ways we can be woundedContinue reading “3 ways words pack a wallop”

when no is the final answer

All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one. Matthew 5:37 NIV When the phone rings, the letter or the email arrives, a person inquires and a request is involved, God gives us two options of response. Notice pray about it isn’t one of them in theContinue reading “when no is the final answer”

balance

Today, Beth Moore talked via DVD about the temple in the last of our current bible study series. Knocked me almost out of my chair. Actually onto my knees. I, like many of you, have struggled with my weight going up and down. Mine is a combo of hormones, lack of self control and someContinue reading “balance”