Be Still and Know that I am God

“Be still, and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:10, NLT).  One of my favorite scriptures in the bible is Psalm 46:10. My late mother often recited this verse when she felt overwhelmed or moved to share her wisdom on the subject of being discontent. Mother would say “sometimes you just need to be still, let go and let God.”  It seems that every time I heard her say this, I was going through something. Clarity was out of…

"Be Still and Know that I am God"

SEEING WHO GOD SEES IN THE MIRROR

When we look in the mirror it’s rare to see what God sees. That’s because our vision, thoughts, and opinions of ourselves are not his. In other words, “no matter how much we think we got it all right the possibility that it’s mostly wrong is very very real. Why do you think that is? Well, for starters we are not perfect. Yes, even perfect Patty, pretty Paula or smart Susan fall short somewhere. All…

"SEEING WHO GOD SEES IN THE MIRROR"

First Fruits What God Promises to Those Who Weather the Storm

What Speaks to Me Today 13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. 14 He called you to this through our gospel, that you might share in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 15 So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold…

"First Fruits What God Promises to Those Who Weather the Storm"