“The Law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul.” – Psalm 19:7
God’s Word is so precious to me. It gives me hope and joy and peace as I face new each day. It truly does refresh the soul! This page holds the archives for many of the lessons that God has taught me through His Word. I hope these truths encourage you as they encouraged me!
Living Faith Archives…
Bearing Fruit I get to share my last installment of the Parable of the Sower study today! I hope you’ve enjoyed the journey with me – I know I’ve learned a lot. As always, here are links to part one, part two, and part three, in case you need to catch up. 🙂
Tending the Garden Hi my friends! Happy Friday! Here’s part three of my Parable of the Sower study. I have enjoyed taking a deeper look at these verses, and I hope you have too. Here are links to part one and part two in case you need to catch up. 🙂
Dealing with Rocks (Parable of the Sower, Part 2) Being a recent resident of Iowa and therefore surrounded by farmers, I’m beginning to understand this a little better. Every year, farmers plow their fields and prepare them for their crops, and part of that process is picking rock…
The Parable of the Sower I’ve spent some time in the parable of the sower (Mark 4) in the last couple weeks, and I enjoyed the study so much, I want to share some of it with you! Here’s a couple thoughts on Jesus’ classic parable….
When Life Gets Expensive… This summer has been a little dramatic at our house. Chaotic. Expensive. I’d have to say it started with the back water spigot. You know something’s wrong when you get a man-made lake in the basement…
Where Does the Time Go? Is there ever enough time in the day? Maybe it’s just me, but it’s pretty often that I feel like there’s not! It’s so easy to get overwhelmed by the list of things that need to get done. But here’s a new thought….
Choosing Joy I’ve been so excited about what God has been teaching me about joy lately!…If you are a Christian, it is possible for you to have joy constantly, and as a result, I’ve learned a lot about how to choose joy when life gets difficult….
I’d Rather Have Joy I’ve been doing a word study on joy in the Bible, and I have learned so much along the way. I have more joy as a result of understanding what the Bible says about it, so I would like to share a bit of what I have learned with you….
Evident I came across Galatians 5:22-23 this morning in studying out joy. I love these verses, because they remind me of the plans that God has for my life. As He sanctifies me and I walk with Him, He will work these qualities in my life….
Making God’s Word Personal I was looking up a few verses today and came across a treasure. Romans 5 describes the believer’s relationship with God, and I think it’s one of my favorite chapters in the Bible…Notice how powerful these verses are when we personalize them!
Faith In What? The word faith is tossed around a lot today. Ask anyone on the street, and you’ve got a good chance of finding someone to be a spiritual person, someone who has faith. As a pastor’s wife, I hear people talk about faith a lot….