Journals of abiding (10)

Abiding in sincerity God, you want me to be completely sincere with You. You know me and yet You require honesty on my part in my relationship with You. I realize just how much I lose when I allow any kind of impurity to come between me and You. The smallest compromise has the potential…

Journals of abiding (9)

Abiding in truth Truth is so relative today, God. Your Word tells me that You are Truth but there are so many voices around me claiming they have found it. I know that not everyone who claims to possess the truth actually has it because there are so many versions of it and there is…

A moment of stillness (50).

You can trust God. Lord, your testimonies are completely reliable; holiness adorns your house for all the days to come. Psalm 93:5 God’s Word is our absolute Truth. Everything God says is completely reliable because He is holy- He cannot lie. How often do we go about our days based on what we think or…

The Christ in Christmas.

Looking beyond the festivities this season. What is Christmas? Is it the lights, the gifts, the carols? Or maybe the joy on the people’s faces as they look at exquisite decorations? Could it be the snow that covers everything in white beauty? It’s really neither of these. I have found Christmas to be so much…

Even when it hurts.

Choose to love no matter what the cost. Oh, let My perfect love inside your breast and nothing shall be impossible to you. Be patient and kind when others’ words stab you like a knife and look to Me and learn from My suffering. When I was mocked and ridiculed, I did not raise My…

Holy meekness.

Unveiling the secrets of Christ-like character. The character of God is absolute perfection and there is no flaw in Him but we, as humans, have the tendency to live imbalanced lives- especially when it comes to our character. I used to struggle with being humble because most of my Christian character was marked with the…