Tagged with Jesus

Kissing Waves

Kissing Waves

Life throws us one wave after another. But each wave is an opportunity to cling to the Rock of Ages. Continue reading

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The Innkeeper… Guest Post by Julie Sanders

The Innkeeper… Guest Post by Julie Sanders

I’m absolutely thrilled and honored to have Julie Sanders guest posting here today! Julie is a fellow team writer at DoNotDepart, a speaker, blogger, and the author of a new book entitled Expectant 40 Devotions for New and Expectant Moms. (For more of what Julie does, see below for her website and blog.) If you aren’t … Continue reading

Prepare Him Room

Prepare Him Room

I’m sure you know the lyrics to Joy to the World… Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing. Again, I love this part: Let every heart prepare Him room… Yes, there was no room in the inn… the … Continue reading

Advent Ideas, Tips, and Resources

Advent Ideas, Tips, and Resources

Isn’t it wonderful? All this preparation for celebrating the Light of the world? I’m so incredibly thankful that God sent His beloved Son, Jesus, to us– and I enjoy celebrating the birth of the Savior! But, it’s also easy to get sideswiped by planning, parties, shopping… it can become a distraction at best, and a … Continue reading

The Importance of Being Still – part 2

The Importance of Being Still – part 2

Last week, I wrote about the importance of being still before God. How, in stillness, we can know Him better and hear his voice above the noisy world in which we live. I even did a quick word study about the root of the Hebrew word harpu mentioned in Psalm 46:10, for you other “word-nerds” … Continue reading

Why to Study the Bible

Why to Study the Bible

“How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” (Psa 119:103, NASB) The Why’s of Bible Study Why should Christians invest time in studying God’s Word? As we head into a few future posts with some practical how-to’s of Bible study, I’d like to first share a few reasons … Continue reading

Love’s in Charge {Learning from Job, post 2}

Love’s in Charge {Learning from Job, post 2}

Last week I introduced a series of posts I’ll be writing on lessons learned from the book of Job.  As I mentioned last week, God brought me to this book again(!) and is encouraging me to learn.  …Burning dross and fostering growth…  …Teaching me to see past my struggles to the greater lessons behind them.  … Continue reading