One Step Ahead Of You

September 25, 2014 Lisa 0

The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8 After twenty-seven-and-a-half years of marriage, my husband knows just what to say. When asked the most consequenti …

Forgiveness

September 6, 2014 Lisa 0

Scripture Picture–A Bible Study in one picture! Forgiveness is one of the most foundational aspects of the Gospel. So many people today behave as though it is optional. The Bible is pretty clear that we will not be forgiven if we do not forgive. Although 490 is a finite …

NOT OVER TILL THE FAT LADY SINGS

August 21, 2014 Lisa 0

They were singing the song that his servant Moses and the Lamb had sung. They were singing, “Lord God All-Powerful, you have done great and marvelous things. You are the ruler of all nations, and you do what is right and fair.”  Revelation 15:3 CEV All my life, I …

Clanging Cymbals

July 31, 2014 Lisa 0

If I did not love others, I would be nothing more than a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 1 Corinthians 13:1 CEV Recently I reached a milestone in my life. I have now lived half a century! And, at absolutely no cost to you–’cause that’s just the kind of p …

Big Big Yard (Again)

July 17, 2014 Lisa 2

 While we are here on earth, we sigh because we want to live in that heavenly home. 2 Corinthians 5:2 CEV (I am reposting this from last year because today marks the One Year Anniversary of Jasonte Medsker’s  passing from this life to the next. We commemorate his bea …

The Prayer From Assisi?

June 30, 2014 Lisa 0

Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness. Romans 6:13 NIV If you have spent even jus …

Ten Thousand Things

June 3, 2014 Lisa 0

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:9 KJV Today, I saw a quote by John Piper that made me smile. In just one sentence he put everything and everyone in their place. Sometimes we forg …

Commencement Of Miracles

May 30, 2014 Lisa 4

You are the God of miracles and wonders! You still demonstrate your awesome power. Psalm 77:14 TLB In just over a week, my life will change forever. My son will graduate from High School. Unlike most parents, this has not been something to which I have looked forward with ex …

For The Living Of These Days

May 6, 2014 Lisa 0

In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength in my inner self.  Psalm 138: 3 AMP This past Sunday, my husband and I decided to switch things up a bit. We ordinarily attend our church’s “contemporary” service which meets l …

The Greatest Friday

April 18, 2014 Lisa 0

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1Peter 2:24 ESV (Today’s post is an excerpt taken from the sixth post in Desiring God’s 2014 Holy Week series “The Final Days of …