Throwing Stones

The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. In the Law, Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now, what do you say?” They were using thisContinue reading “Throwing Stones”

Recognition and Praise

Would you still do it if no one knew you did it? “It” in the question above refers to acts of kindness. Because let me tell you, sometimes acts of kindness are easier to do when we know we will be recognized and praised for doing them. I know that I sometimes love to hearContinue reading “Recognition and Praise”

The Cheerful Giver

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7 Have you ever given out of compulsion? As in, you were in a sense, forced to do so because you saw it as an obligation. How oftenContinue reading “The Cheerful Giver”

Do I Have to Submit?!

Recently, I have learned quite a lot about submission in my Bible. And it has made me want to dig deeper into the topic especially when it regards marriage. Now, I am not married, I have never had a boyfriend, or let alone even been on a date. So, the idea of “submitting” to myContinue reading “Do I Have to Submit?!”

Bless the Lord

I find that it is important to tell God just how amazing he is. It is important to reflect with God on everything he has done, to recognize his greatness and goodness; to just praise him. Last night I did just that in prayer. It led me to wonder why. I wondered why he didContinue reading “Bless the Lord”

He is Saying Your Name

Jesus told his disciples on three different occasions that he was going to be killed and on the third day be raised to life. Like we all tend to do, the disciples never really seemed to hear the second part of what Jesus was saying, though. They automatically focused on the bad part, that JesusContinue reading “He is Saying Your Name”

I Am Willing, Be Clean!

When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed Him. A man with leprosy came and knelt before Him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out His hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” He said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.Continue reading “I Am Willing, Be Clean!”