In recent months, almost every time I meet with God, I begin thinking of His patience and longsuffering with me over the years. I love these attributes of God. I am verrrry thankful for His kindness in this area.
I often wonder why I've progressed so slowly. (At least it seems that way to me.) I look back on bright seasons of growth mixed with times of struggle, distraction and failure. Over the years, I have pleaded with God to not give up on me, and I'm happy to say,
Who may ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted up his soul to an idol, nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation - Psalm 24:3-5.
Christians toss words around that others don't understand and that often we ourselves don't thoroughly comprehend. I recently Googled the words, "praise" and "worship." I want to be sur
When we have a "deep thought" that stands in contrast to our ordinary thoughts, does this mean we're having a moment of personal brilliance, or is it the Spirit of God giving us something new to consider? I'm sure that many times it is God's voice, nudging us to explore a matter from His perspective.
On a recent morning, I was wrestling with negativity—with the usual sniper fire from the enemy, meant to distract me from God's amazing truth. Then a "deep thought" came and s