When I was a child, a long, long time ago, here in the United States of America, someone read to me, or I read what were called “Nursery Rhymes.” Honestly, I don’t know why these stories (rhymes) were read to young children, for most all of them were about something bad that happened to someone, … Continue reading A Great Fall!
Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. The word “therefore,” refers back to something that was said previously. So, when a sentence begins with “therefore,” we should go back and … Continue reading Not Even a Hint
We all experience trials in this life, at least to some extent. Some people seem to have more than their fair share of them, though, while others appear to be relatively trouble free. But, appearances can be deceiving. We don’t really know what goes on in other people’s lives unless we know them well, and … Continue reading Drop the Masks
The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 5 (Select vv. ESV). Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. vv. 1-2 The goal of our salvation from sin is that we might be … Continue reading Walk in Love
Some of you may have wondered why I do what I do, day in and day out, i.e. why I write these devotions, and why I talk so much about walking in the Spirit and not walking according the flesh. You may have wondered, too, why I am so passionate and so persistent in getting … Continue reading Just Say NO!
Do you lay claims to being a follower of Jesus Christ? Does your walk match your talk? Or are you, behind closed doors, someone else entirely? The Lord Jesus led me to read Galatians 4 (Select vv. NASB). However, at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by … Continue reading Enslaved Again?
What I am about to share with you, I share with permission from my husband of 45 years. He has now made public his sexual addiction, and he states that he now wants complete deliverance. To be perfectly honest, though, I have heard those same words come out of his mouth many times, but they … Continue reading An Addict’s Spouse