Have you ever heard of the SOAP method for reading the Bible? It stands for Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer. This method is easy to remember and it helps you organize your thoughts during personal devotions. I think the best way to learn how to read the Bible using the SOAP method is to give... Continue Reading →
Lighthouse in the night. Leading me safely to shore From the waves that roar. Any boat captain will tell you lighthouses are essential for leading them safely to shore. During storms, it can be difficult to traverse through the roaring, tempestuous waves. Having a lighthouse can give you confidence and hope to make it back... Continue Reading →
You were marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession — to the praise of his glory. — Ephesians 1:13-14 The Apostle Paul informed the Church in Ephesus that they were marked, sealed, and imprinted with the... Continue Reading →
Oh Holy Spirit. Like a deer pants for water So I thirst for you. The Psalmist from the Bible talks about being thirsty for God. He uses a wonderful analogy, comparing our thirst for knowing God like a deer who pants for water. We need God every day. His Holy Spirit can satisfy all our... Continue Reading →
A silhouette speaks Like a crow in winter snow Or a man's lost soul. This Haiku was created by me, but I want to hear your thoughts. How do you interpret this poem? What do you believe it is conveying?
The Son of God on the Cross Broken, battered, and torn Bruised, crushed, and worn For the sins of humankind. The Son of God on the Cross Shouting out, "Forgive them." They don't understand their sin. What unconditional love is this? The Son of God on the Cross Who died for you and me Setting... Continue Reading →
"And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." - Philippians 4:7 God promises us in Philippians 4:7 that he will impart to us a peace that will help guard our hearts and minds through Jesus Christ in this ruthless world. Jesus said, "Blessed are the... Continue Reading →
Heavenly Father My refuge, strength, and Creator To you be the glory honor and power. I worship you this hour. Jesus The Lamb of God My redeemer, savior, and righteousness To you be the glory honor and power I worship you this hour. King of Kings and Lord of Lords My hero, guardian, and warrior.... Continue Reading →