How Wounds Become Scars

A scar is simply evidence of a healed wound.  You wouldn't have scars if: You haven't been wounded. You haven't received healing. You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle.  You have recorded each one in your book. Psalm 56:8 A path to healing: Lament You can't do it alone Have a right theology Forgive and Surrender ...
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It’s Time to Stand

It's Time to Stand!  No more worrying about things you can't change, control, or influence.  But before you can stand, you need to put on the full armor of God.  Read Ephesians 6:10-20 "Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand." Ephesians 6:13 ...
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Check In Required – Week 1 of 2

When I was on vacation recently, I saw a sign that stated “No Check In Required.” That caused me to stop and think about my journey of Faith as a Christian and the journey of other believers in Jesus Christ. Is that how we view our relationship with Jesus Christ, “No Check In Required”? And, what does God want from us? In that instant I was reminded that God does want us to “check in”. In fact, “Check In Required” is God’s expectation of His children. In Revelations 3, the Lord tells the church in Laodicea that they are lukewarm. They are neither hot nor cold and He will spit them out of His mouth. I believe the Lord is telling us in this passage of scripture that we need to “check in” with Him regularly. A failure to check in can cause us to become lukewarm, to become indifferent to God and His influence on our lives. So today, I...
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