Such incredible, miraculous, life-changing words. “He is not here; he has risen, just as he said…” Matthew 28:6 His power could not be contained in a grave. His love could not be conquered by death. His truth could never be buried and forgotten. Jesus Christ rose again, He is Victorious! And He makes all things new. The very purpose of this Easter weekend reminds us, that no matter … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Easter: He Is Risen!
Good Friday. The day that changed everything. Jesus died on the cross. For you. And for me. There was no other way for the door to be opened for us to have relationship with God, but by the forgiveness of our own sin, through Christ's payment on our behalf. And it was a day of miracles... 5 Miraculous Things that Happened when Jesus Died on the Cross: - "Darkness came over all … [Read more...] about 5 Miracles that Happened when Jesus Died on the Cross
“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 The ashes that marked the foreheads of millions of believers on Ash Wednesday just weeks ago, held a reminder for us. We are but dust. Yet His story reminds us of so much more - we are redeemed. We are set … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Good Friday: It Is Finished
I’m so thankful for this truth: God promises to bring good from the storms of devastation in our lives. He reminds us in His word that there is great gain when we face painful times, as difficult as it may be. And yet I’m ever so aware of this as well, it’s never easy to live through. Necessary? Yes, if we ever long to grow. But easy? No, not ever. No one wishes for hard times in … [Read more...] about 7 Promises to Remind Us: God Will Bring Good from the Storms in Our Lives
Thoughts hounded. Memories flashed. Things from the past held on too tightly. Mistakes often linger…in our minds…in our hearts. Events from yesterday shift into our present day, never allowing us the freedom to fully move forward. Living under the weight of the “should have’s” is a heavy burden to carry. And sometimes the hardest person to forgive, is the one staring back at us in the mirror. … [Read more...] about I’m Breaking Up with My Past: 11 Verses for Living Free
Often in times of greatest need, we may find ourselves giving way to the stress and strain by battling one another, and forgetting who the real enemy is. Harsh words spoken, friendships broken; we choose sides and draw lines. Feelings get hurt. Betrayal runs deep. It gets harder to forgive and keep moving forward. And sometimes we get stuck, right there in the muddy mess of it all. Yet it’s in … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Unity in Our Nation: 10 Verses for Standing Strong Together