I once read that fear is the opposite of faith, but you know what? That doesn’t quite add up when you really think about it. Why? Because faith is a choice and a gift from God. On the other hand, fear is a feeling. If you think about it, that means you can be feeling … Continue reading Fear Is Not the Opposite of Faith
To the one who deals with anxiety: Though you feel fearful or anxious, do not beat yourself up. Don't condemn yourself. Feeling a certain emotion does not mean you have committed sin. An emotion in and of itself is not a sin. Feelings arise in us, often outside of our ability to control them. That … Continue reading Encouragement for the Anxious: Your Emotions Are NOT Sin
To some this might seem elementary, but I think it is worth review. Because do we really know what the phrase "born again" means? Even for those of us who claim to be born again, we must know how to define it clearly. If not for ourselves, then we must know for the sake of … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?
Be on the lookout for things that distract you from pure and simple devotion to Christ. Many things abound in this world to steal our attention away from what truly matters. Fears and distractions can crash upon us in wave after wave, threatening to knock us down. This is even more true as the COVID-19 … Continue reading Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions
I want to share about a new book available specifically for women believers. The book is titled Stop Calling Me beautiful: Finding Soul-Deep Strength in a Skin-Deep World by Phylicia Masonheimer. The book will be released on February 18, 2020. I've mentioned Phylicia on the blog before, linking to an article she wrote explaining what it truly … Continue reading Stop Calling Me Beautiful (Book Review)