“Hope for a New World”

The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him – the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord. Isaiah 11:2 As we who believe God and His Word anticipate the return of Jesus the Messiah, these words from […]

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Happy Blessed Thanksgiving

And [may] the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7. This is my prayer for us all. May we be grateful and filled with peace as we consider not so much the things in our lives, but the God who makes life possible. May […]

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Pause the Pace

Do you wish you could pause the pace of the holiday season? To press “pause” and resume a peaceful pace is at hand, How? I’m so glad you asked: Abide, be devoted to the true and living God. Pour your heart out before Him, and give Him first place residence in your heart. From this […]

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Diffuse My Soul with Joy

You have made known to me the ways of life; You will enrapture me [diffusing my soul with joy] with and in Your presence – Acts 2:28 (AMPC). What about those moments when God diffuses our soul with joy? He gives us understanding in this life, and then enraptures us. What a picture of God’s […]

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Wednesday Word

The leaves have faded and fallen. I watched as they floated to the ground like snow. They crunch underfoot, as if to rejoice that their mission has been accomplished. But as for the children of God, we are called to praise. While nature is in the process of tucking itself in for the winter, our […]

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One Grateful Person Tag

One Grateful Person Tag Thank You Maxine for thinking of me for this tag. Gratitude is essential to a joyful life, and the liberty that comes as a result. Maxine is an encouraging voice in our community and reading her words is a blessing for the soul. Purpose of this tag: To Highlight the Grateful […]

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Unless You Turn

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew […]

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Jesus Our Antidote

You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart You, God, will not despise. Psalm 51:16 (NIV). This verse is counterculture. And Jesus is our antidote. As we excavate character traits that […]

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Friday Find: Love

I just read this post on “Fresh Whispers.” The call to love others who believe in Jesus. Please visit Fresh Whispers to experience an encouraging direction regarding loving fellow Christians. I would love to hear your thoughts on loving one another. Blessings, Jacquie ♥ Feature Image: Pinterest

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Grace

For the Lord God is a sun and shield;     the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold     from those who walk uprightly. Psalm 84:11 (ESV). At a time when least expected, At a time when least deserved, It comes and I feel protected; Grace and mercy steadfastly served.   Awash in […]

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