Break Up!

“Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you” (Hosea 10:12 ESV). On Monday we were introduced to the world’s first garden. Planted by God, this garden was perfect. There are generally two types... Continue Reading →

Dirt

"And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth... Continue Reading →

Plow in Hope

“… the plowman should plow in hope and the thresher thresh in hope of sharing in the crop” (1 Corinthians 9:10, ESV). One of my keywords for this year, a mindful prompt that gives me focus through each day, is intentional. For me, that means doing everything for a reason. But more than that, it means... Continue Reading →

Finding God’s Rest

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matthew 11:28-29, ESV). God Rests God never tires. He needs neither sleep nor repose.... Continue Reading →

Thirst

"My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God" (Psalms 42:2, ESV)? Desire Have you ever wanted something so completely that getting it meant more to you than eating or drinking? I certainly have. The anticipation is almost painful! I am admittedly OCD to begin with, but... Continue Reading →

Kindness

Do you see it? As the _Body of Christ_ we are to give ourselves do showing a lost world _the same exact love and kindness_ that God showed us.

Shaken

“This phrase, "Yet once more," indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,... Continue Reading →

Desire

"Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.... Continue Reading →

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