If you have the desire to do something, and the ability to do it, and the opportunity to do it, but it destroys you in the end, you are not entirely free — not free indeed — when you do it. Only Christians are genuinely free. Continue reading
Almost everyone has experienced getting a song stuck in their heads. But reading 1 Chronicles 16:11, today's verse of the day, was unlike anything I had ever experienced. I had never been as captivated by a scripture verse as I was today. Continue reading
God created us for an eternal relationship with Him. That relationship begins when we accept Jesus' death and resurrection as the complete payment for our debt to God because of sin. But it does not end there. God wants us to know Him personally in an individually intimate way. He wants to interact with us … Continue reading Developing Relationship
Do you have a friend who always has a listening ear? Someone who knows your intimate secrets, always has your best interests at heart, understands your deepest longings, and is there for you when you undergo trials and encounter hardship. Someone who strengthens you, guides you, provides hope in difficult times, and rejoices in your triumphs? Continue reading
What does your morning routine entail when you get up and get ready for the day? You pick out a desirable set of clothes. You fix your hair just right. Some of you put on makeup and pick out jewelry. Some people spend a lot of time in front of a mirror each day. Others … Continue reading What do you look like?
A couple of nights this week, I have woken up in the early morning hours and have had difficulty sleeping. It has given me a lot of time to think and pray. I began thinking about things that I enjoy and look forward to with eager expectation. God convicted me that I do not appreciate … Continue reading What Do You Enjoy?
With the final debate complete and less than two weeks until the election, have you made up your mind? When I look at the candidates running in the 2020 Presidential election, I see two vastly different individuals. Which, if any, deserves my vote? The short answer is that neither deserves a vote nor the opportunity … Continue reading Who Deserves My Vote?
Hi all! The price of my ebook, Eternity in View, has been dropped to $3.99. If you have never read my story, there is no better time than now. It is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and i-Tunes. I was born and raised in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I began gymnastics at age ten, and … Continue reading Eternity in View – Ebook Sale
Most decisions that we face have minor significance, but one's decision regarding whether or not to put his or her faith and trust in the person of Jesus Christ bears eternal consequences. As stated in a previous post, the Bible teaches that we were made for eternity. The question is not if we will exist, … Continue reading Eternal Consequences
Because God is a just god, his morality requires that all sin receive its due punishment, which is death, the consequence resulting from separation from God (Romans 3:10-12,23, Romans 6:23). But not wanting anyone to die, God planned right from the beginning to provide the means of salvation for anyone who chooses to accept it. … Continue reading God Extends a Lifeline