Faith is the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11). Did you see that?! Faith is EVIDENCE! That is an incredibly powerful truth. Faith is not a wishy, washy hope; it is evidence. Faith is a foundation to build your life on. Faith is also a powerful motivator and fuel. Acting on what we believe isContinue reading “Do you have evidence?”
Waiting is a common – and usually unwelcome – experience. We certainly dislike waiting for the results of lab tests or phone calls, but even waiting for good things frustrates us. Our minds fix on what we do not have yet, making us unable to enjoy what we do have. Doing that is a waste ofContinue reading “Worship-filled Waiting”
Christmas Day is quickly coming! We’ve spent the last two weeks focusing our thoughts on welcoming the events and people in our lives as direct gifts from God–for that is what they are. This week, let’s concentrate on choosing only silence or song as the sound of our days. Instead of chatter, meaningless words orContinue reading “Advent Week 3: Silence and Song”
The days before Christmas speed by as we add into our busy days the bountiful extras of the holiday season. Last week, to start our Advent awareness, we set our hearts and minds on receiving the interruptions of God. Trusting that the Sovereign God is involved in our days is a habitual thought we mustContinue reading “Advent 2: He’s Still Coming!”
When we live with our eyes on Jesus, the Word, others see Him in us!
We’ve just enjoyed our Thanksgiving holiday…the annual American nod to thankfulness that launches ‘Christmas’ consumerism into overdrive. Thanks-living is a heart attitude we need to give much more time to! In fact, it ought to be the perpetual norm for we who claim the name of Christ. It is the very character of our Savior,Continue reading “Thankful Unselfishness”
It seems to be a rather odd song, doesn’t it? What could assorted birds, maids ‘a-milking,’ drummers and dancers have to do with Christmas? You might be surprised. Before we start exploring the story, though, why not download a free coloring book to go with it at the DLTK site? Then listen to the song asContinue reading “Advent: A Partridge in a Pear Tree?”