The LORD Looks At The Heart

The LORD looks at the heart.

Israel longed for a king, as other nations had their kings. So God found favor in Saul, son of Kish. Though Saul reigned forty-two years, it did not take him long to disobey God by failing to completely destroy the Amalekites and all their possessions. Thus,  Saul fell out of God’s favor.

This action lead God to search for a new king, one with a heart God knew to be true. Continue reading

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The BIBLE

The Bible

The B-I-B-L-E/
Yes, that’s the book for me/
I stand alone on the Word of God/
the B-I-B-L-E/

Do your remember that little song from Sunday School class? As a child, I enjoyed singing it because the tune is cute and we would sing the phrase over and over. As an adult, I like the song because it makes a clear statement.

Reading God’s Word daily, reinforces the great love He has for us Continue reading

God Loves Those Who Follow Him!

God loves those who follow Him!

The story of Ruth tells us God accepts all who believe in Him.

Ruth was a Moabitess.  Lot, nephew of Abraham, had an incestuous relationship with both of his daughters after they each got him drunk and slept with him.  His oldest daughter became pregnant and  gave birth to their son, Moab. Continue reading

Break Free To Forgiveness!

Break free to forgiveness

The Bible tells us Joseph was the eleventh son born to Jacob,  his mother was called Rachel. Joseph’s older brothers despised him because he was the favored son of Jacob.

Genesis 37:3 Now Israel [Jacob] loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.

For this reason, the brothers sold Joseph to a caravan of traders traveling to Egypt, then lied to their parents and told them Joseph was devoured by a wild animal. Continue reading

Jesus’ Radical Teachings!

Jesus' radical teachings!

Jesus Christ is the Master of instruction to live a positive life. His Sermon on the Mount, found in Matthew, chapters 5 ,6, and 7, eloquently reveals what is important in life, and how we can grow in the kingdom of heaven.

Two thousand years ago, enormous crowds gathered together on a hillside near Capernaum, as Jesus preached for several days what has become one of His most famous messages. Continue reading

Keep God’s Name Holy!

Keep God's Name holy!

The following is an excerpt from chapter five of my book:

Lift Him Up don’t Pull Him Down – The eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.


Our holy God’s son is God’s Word in the flesh. Jesus came to us to demonstrate God’s Word through His love for us. His was baptized around the age of thirty, and His ministry lasted approximately three years. In that short span of time, Jesus selected a devoted group of twelve disciples. They gave up all they had, in order to follow and learn from Him.  Continue reading

7 Ways Jesus Offers Love!

7 ways Jesus offers love!

Scripture offers us many examples of Jesus loving on the poor, the sick, the lame, the outcasts, and also those in mourning. 

Nothing Jesus did was done in secret. All of his acts of loving kindness were witnessed by others. Often, the groups of witnesses included people who hated Jesus, such as the:

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12 Famous People Who Believe!

12 famous people who believe.

12 Famous People who state the Bible makes a difference in their lives.

From scientists to presidents, artists to celebrities, all believers in Christ accept the importance of God’s Truth:

Revelation 1:3 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near. Continue reading

LOVE, JOY, PEACE through The Spirit

Love, Joy, Peace through the Spirit

Do you ever feel empty? I don’t mean are you hungry or is your mind blank? I’m asking if you ever wonder what you do in life is enough? No one lives a perfect life, though certain friend’s Facebook pages often advertise they live in perpetual perfectness.

Don’t buy into their staged posts.  Continue reading