The Armor of God (Part 7: The Sword of the Spirit)

(Exploring aspects of “the armor of God.”) 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the […]

On Empty

(Just because we feel empty, that doesn’t mean we are) For this reason, I kneel before the Father,  from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name.  I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I […]

Think on These Things

(Consider your mind) Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable —if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 NIV If you find yourself sick, you might wonder… have I been around someone who was sick too? When […]

All In a Row

After you’re finished putting all of your ducks in a row, you will find one’s stepped out of line, and back to the beginning, you’ll go. Just stop looking for perfect, in yourself or anyone else. Stop looking back at behind. Look forward with God’s loving eyes. The ice you’ve been bound in will melt. […]