Spiritual Snacks May Kill

My asparagus bed has been busy; sadly, so have I, but not with it.  In the past couple years, I have tilled and planted.  The bed is prepared to produce plenty of asparagus for our family.  This spring, though, the asparagus sprouted and seeded before I made time to cut it–or weed it.  The harvest wasContinue reading “Spiritual Snacks May Kill”

Guide and Guard

  When we fix our eyes on God as our Guide and Guard, our life journeys fulfill His good purposes.  Throughout God’s Word, we find evidence of His desire to lead us out of the captivity of our sinful humanity to the freedom of living in Christ.  From eternity past to eternity future, God’s goalContinue reading “Guide and Guard”

Fighting for Freedom & Abundant Life

Everyone struggles in this life.  Jesus said it would be that way: I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”  John 16:33 Scripture tells us that it was for freedomContinue reading “Fighting for Freedom & Abundant Life”

The Heart of God

One of my favorite song choruses leads us in these words: “Just to know You and to make You known” Being known in all of His fullness is the heart of God.  Jesus tells those who listen that knowing the Father and Himself is eternal life.  We cannot know God without the Holy Spirit.  Our natural mindsContinue reading “The Heart of God”