Pressing Ahead to Christ

Scripture: Philippians 3:13-14 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. NKJV Setting: Paul’s Goal Paul writesContinue reading “Pressing Ahead to Christ”

Walking with God: Courage in Faith

Walking with God requires courage, integrity, and abandoning ourselves. I want to dedicate this post my mother and grandmother who demonstrated these truths in their walks of faith! Thanks to all of the Godly women who have set an example for us all! Taylor Combs writes about courage and how we can be courageous becauseContinue reading “Walking with God: Courage in Faith”

The Fight Against Unbelief

Introduction: Post Purpose Writing (for me ) requires both introspection and timing. I’m writing this post for the individual who struggles against unbelief in his or her journey of faith with God. I want to encourage you by exposing a dangerous “mis”belief (faith is easy) and consider how trials come to faithful followers of Christ.Continue reading “The Fight Against Unbelief”

Resting in God: When God Seems Silent

In writing this particular post, I credit Randy Alcorn’s excellent article about God’s silence for the main ideas/concepts of this post. I recommend that you read this article and glean from it! My desire is to further explore items he mentions. Article Credit: Randy Alcorn: Waiting When God Seems Silent as posted on desiringgod.org https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/waiting-when-god-seems-silent?fbclid=IwAR2IpA4TwtxpDcxsnm5_Ujef5Wr6WuQfKffTTKyeh34LMtpXAd8goIkRH50Continue reading “Resting in God: When God Seems Silent”

Resting in God: The Dark Nights: The Problem of the Whys

This post series is for the soul who is genuinely seeking God regardless of how difficult the journey becomes. According to God’s Word and church history, those who truly sought Christ experienced seasons of darkness, confusion, and the feeling of abandonment. St. John of the Cross, a 16th Century Catholic Priest wrote about his “darkContinue reading “Resting in God: The Dark Nights: The Problem of the Whys”

Entering Into God’s Rest

For the past weeks, I have been considering how that God shatters our dreams in order to bless us. At times in our lives we experience times of weariness and weakness. Today, I would like to focus on how God provides rest. We will consider the relationship between the Matthew 11:28-30, Deuteronomy 12:9-10, and HebrewsContinue reading “Entering Into God’s Rest”

Light for Our Dark Moments

I hope that all of you have enjoyed Christmas with your family and friends! As we approach a new year and reflect on the past moments of 2021, I want you to consider that Jesus is our Light. Introductory Thoughts: Important Motiff and Imagery John 8:12 The apostle John in his Gospel of John, epistles,Continue reading “Light for Our Dark Moments”

Journey of Forgiveness

How do we live with grace, mercy, compassion, and kindness in our lives when others hurt and despise us? We walk with Christ! Part of the Christian journey involves forgiving others and ourselves so that we can be free to love and serve others. This blog post will combine 5-6 min video presentations with writtenContinue reading “Journey of Forgiveness”