God Chose Gentleness

“God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” Colossians 3:12 As a student I loved to sing the song Gentle Spirit! The lyrics reminded me of the Holy Spirit descending on Jesus anointing him for ministry. The teaching, miracles, and the…Read more God Chose Gentleness

God Chose You!

“Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” (Colossians 3:12–15, NLT) It's good news to know, really know that God loves and chose you! You can live securely, pray confidently, and plan accordingly when you are convinced of that important fact.…Read more God Chose You!

I AM GLAD GOD IS RIGHTEOUS

God's righteousness has not always thrilled me. In fact as a child and young person God's righteousness and his desire for my life to be righteous terrified me. God's righteousness and mine were infinitely far apart. Books have always been my friends. When I began to read about the life of Martin Luther, I could…Read more I AM GLAD GOD IS RIGHTEOUS

A Fast of Joy and Celebration

Are you feeling like no one understands what you're going through? I've been there with a unique challenge, hardship, or a place that no one understands. I ask for help and the pity in someone's eyes is there but the compassion isn't. Compassion is that ability to literally put yourself in someone else's place. For…Read more A Fast of Joy and Celebration