Obedience and Disappointment

Obedience and Disappointment

Obedience and Disapointment I did a study on the book of Jonah once and learned that the book is much more than just a story about a man who was swallowed by a fish.  It is rich and deep with lessons and truths from God.  There was one lesson that focused on how God...
Emotions

Emotions

Emotions Isn’t it amazing how many emotions we can feel in 24 hours?!  Or is it just women who have that ability?  What a unique capacity God has put within us – the capacity to feel. Who among us would want to trade away that privilege?  Yet at the same time, those...
Forgivness vs. Reconciliation

Forgivness vs. Reconciliation

Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation Back when I taught Sunday school our class did a study based on Gary Chapman’s, “Love as a Way of Life”.  There was a week on forgiveness and let me tell you, I disagreed on so many levels with him on forgiveness that I pretty much just...
Love Hurts

Love Hurts

Love Hurts Someone posted a quote from someone on Facebook years ago that rolled around in my head for quite some time.  The quote was long but basically said that true love doesn’t hurt, that love is the only thing in the world that does not hurt. This immediately...
Thankfulness

Thankfulness

Thankfulness A Sunday morning sermon message immediately caught my attention when I read the title, “Being thankful at all times and for all things.” I immediately circled the word “for” and knew I was going to get a little worked up. The key verse that was used was...