Journals of abiding (8)

Abiding in righteousness Outside of Your righteousness, God, there is nothing good. I get lost in the midst of my sin and depravity and the world around me threatens to suffocate my soul. You made me holy at the cross of Christ and the only way to remain in righteousness is to remain in Him….

Journals of abiding (7)

Abiding in hope The way is dark before me, Lord, and every trial has its own degree of darkness. I’m not walking this tunnel alone, even if it seems at times that my body cannot go any step further. I find hope when I trust that You will see me through once again. Your will…

Journals of abiding (6)

Abiding in faith God, faith doesn’t come naturally to me. I often base my life on what I can perceive through my five senses when I should make Your Word my foundation by faith. You taught me that faith is not something that comes upon seeing a miracle but the substance of things not seen….

Journals of abiding (4)

Abiding in peace God, you have so faithfully taught me that peace is not something I should wait for to happen but something that I can step into now because You are the God of peace. You told me so plainly in your Word that You have already given me Your peace but that you…

I tell Him everything first.

Speaking to God about it before speaking to anyone else. We live in a world that holds nothing back. Privacy seems to be a thing of the past to so many people today. As soon as we get a thought, we like to share it with everyone. I used to do it myself. Growing up,…

Drops of heaven.

God can turn your tears into pearls. Tears can be like purifying water for our eyes. Though we can cry for many different reasons, God can use our tears to cause us to see things more like He does. The Bible says in Psalm 56:8 (esv), You have kept count of my tossings; put my…