For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.  Jeremiah 29:11

Fearless

Fearless

Fearless There is no fear in love. Perfect love casts out fear. - 1 John 4:18 ❤️ ❤️ There you have it: my Bible verse for 2019! Woohoo! Fanfare! (or at least a little whistle). When precious insta friend @mischelle_s_gottsch asked me to share my Bible verse for the...

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Grace & Truth Part 3

Grace & Truth Part 3

  Grace and Truth – Part 3 This is my last blog of the “Grace and Truth” series. I’ve thought a lot over the last couple of weeks as to what it is about the book of John that I love so much. When it comes down to it I can’t help but sense God’s overwhelming love...

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Grace & Truth Part 2

Grace & Truth Part 2

  Grace and Truth – Part 2 “The law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John 1:17 Last time I shared how I struggled to understand grace and how God brought me to the place of asking him to help me understand what grace was. It...

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Grace & Truth Part 1

Grace & Truth Part 1

I love the book of John! I’m not sure why it’s my favorite gospel, but it is. I love how it starts – “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”(John 1:1 ESV) And then down in vs.14 (ESV) is says “And the Word became flesh and...

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Getting it to Stick

Getting it to Stick

The Bible tells us to train up a child in the way he should go…..Proverbs 22:6. I have a 22 year old, a 20 year old, two 15-year-olds and now a foster daughter who is 7. I feel like I missed the boat many times when I was young, so I long for my children to know truth...

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The Greatest Love Letter Ever Written

The Greatest Love Letter Ever Written

I was in college, about to get married, when I received a letter from my dad. It was the only letter he had ever written me. When I picked it up from the mailbox, I immediately knew who it was from. In the letter, my dad gave me fatherly advice about becoming a bride....

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God Loves Us

God Loves Us

I love this picture!  It was shared on www.onlythebible.com along with a poem by Rebekah Robinson.  The poem is about God's love for all of us.  In the Bible, there are many inspiring verses in the Old and New Testament about God's love that have given me hope and...

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God is Love

God is Love

This week I've been reflecting on the scripture, 1 John 4:16 featured in this image that my September podcast guest shared with me.  I've asked myself, so what does it really mean that God is love?   To answer this question, first I have to understand God's behavior...

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