Jesus answered him, if anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. – John 14:23 *Check out the YouTube Bible study that goes with this post! I didn’t know a lot about the Holy Spirit when I was […]Read More Who is the Holy Spirit?
Can I be real? Like really real? I was a selfish Christian for way too long. Courtship and marriage fixed that area real quick. There is no possible way to be involved in positive, thriving, deep relationships with other people and continue to be self absorbed. Now, I would have said I was so giving, […]Read More Selfish Christianity.
My heart has been grieving lately. Many of the people that I grew up with as a child have given themselves over to dishonorable passions (Romans 1:26). These friends were sitting in the presence of God in church, but now God’s presence doesn’t seem to be inside of them. God’s word says that we will know […]Read More God Gave Them Up…
Welp, after the whole “yeah I’m the second wife…[or whatever],” conundrum (linked here) with Jane. I decided to look at what the Bible says about marriage. Especially, polygamous marriage…marriages. Note: Just because God allowed men to marry more than one wife in the Bible, does not mean that it pleases God, or that God approves of it. […]Read More The Second Wife: Part II (And other Thoughts On Marriage)
Note: I do not support polygamy, but I do want to give my readers a more clear picture of why it was/is practiced in the culture that I now live in. Okay, so I know this is a topic that may be pretty unusual for me to bring up. But just go with me for […]Read More The Second Wife: What Does the Bible Say about Polygamy? Part 1
Life is hard. Let’s just clear the air and say it. Yes…people try to smoothe over that very important fact when we are children. We spend our childhoods wanting to be adults, and then when we get here we want to go back! Maybe it’s strange, but I kind of find it comforting that life […]Read More Complete joy…
This morning God spoke something I wasn’t quite expecting. He told me I was in a “fallow” season. I think there maybe others reading who have also dealt with this feeling. You know, the feeling when it seems like God isn’t moving, working, or doing anything in your life. Yet, even in the suffering God […]Read More When It Looks Like Nothing is Happening #fallowground