Living Faith

“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…

Pin - Parable of the SowerBearing 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 onepart two, and part three, in case you need to catch up. 🙂


Pin - Tending the GardenTending 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. 🙂


Pin - RootedDealing 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…


Pin - Parable of the SowerThe 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….


Pin - ExpensiveWhen 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…


Pin - Time 1Where 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….


Pin - Seven Bible Verses on JoyChoosing 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….

Pin-Choose-Joy.pngI’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….

Pin - Fruit of the SpiritEvident   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….

Pin - Making it PersonalMaking 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!

Pin - Got FaithFaith 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….