We were reading in Jeremiah this morning, and I ran across these verses. It made me think of how we fail the Lord sometimes ... Get distracted and fall away from wholehearted service, or become rebellious and stubborn. The Lord invites us to return, and His forgiveness will restore us to "stand before him", like … Continue reading Why I Write Steampunk … A Part Two of Sorts … Author post by Sophronia Belle Lyon
"As automatic as panicking.", April 29, 2013 Joana James has a secret formula for instant Christian success. Well, no, it's not instant, but it will work. These "wisdom bursts" were tougher to write than the first book in the series, I bet, but so necessary. We want to worry, we want to pick up that burden … Continue reading More Reviews of Christian Books You Ought to Read!
Loneliness is defined by my friend Wikipedia as a complex and usually unpleasant feeling in which a person feels a strong sense of emptiness and solitude. The causes of loneliness are varied, but it can be affected by social, mental, emotional, and spiritual factors. See that the definition says that it’s very unpleasant to feel … Continue reading Guest Post by Naty Matos: Loneliness Doesn’t Mean You Are Alone!
Joana James is fast-becoming one of my favorite authors. I have read two of her fiction works and look forward to a third coming out soon. But then she had to go and write a devotional. I don't normally read devotionals because I'm already so spiritual I don't need them. Seriously, there are many devotionals … Continue reading Wisdom Bursts — a Review of “From Redemption to Maturity” by Joana James
Welcome once again to our Guest Blogger, Author Joana James. You’ll find that the longer the mind contemplates sin, the easier it is to get past your misgivings and do it. Lesson: Renew your mind quickly! I often wonder how serial killers, rapists, pedophiles and other unsavory characters find the gall within themselves to commit … Continue reading Conceived in the Mind
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV) Are you stressed? Anxious? Tense? Fearful? In 1 Peter, we’re told to cast those feelings on Jesus. Over the next two Saturdays, let’s dig a little deeper into this verse and the word anxiety. Dictionary.com gives this as one definition … Continue reading Anxiety Part 1: Tense Desire By Karen Baney
We take the historical-grammatical interpretation. "When the plain sense of Scripture makes common sense, seek no other sense; therefore, take every word at its primary, ordinary, usual, literal meaning unless the facts of the immediate context, studies in the light of related passages and axiomatic and fundamental truths, indicate clearly otherwise. God in revealing His … Continue reading Philosophy of Bible Teaching