Jesus is Our Prince of Peace Our God is not a God of disorder, rushing, chaos, confusion, strife, disfunction or drama. He is our Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6). Maybe you are already used to seeing or experiencing chaos in your life that you have not yet surrendered the chaos to the Lord to receive […]
Posts that cover and address the daily real-life and raw struggles of this world. These are articles/posts/devotions that are meant to encourage and equip those struggling with X and to help guide them into freedom, healing and wholeness in Christ.
Today, people everywhere are struggling through life with damaged emotions and broken hearts. They’ve endured a lot of negative things, causing untold damage that needs to be dealt with. But too often, these hurts are simply swept under the rug in an attempt to make them go away. Through my own life experiences, and from
Shame is an insidious liar, hiding in memories and early foundational messages sent to us by our enemy even as children. Shame whispers to us that we are a mistake, without value, marred and damaged property. This message can derail us from reaching our fullest potential and from walking in true freedom. God’s intent for
As a parent, it’s painful to watch your child experience hurts and disappointments. Even though you would like to spare your child from difficulty, it’s not possible to keep him/her from the cruel realities of life. During childhood, your child will experience typical losses, such as losing a pet, being separated from loved ones, moving,
Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled. -Hebrews 12:14-15 Cutting out the root of bitterness: There is no doubt that the
Looking back I recognize that I had a problem. I had a lot of fear of people in my life. Perhaps, you have this same problem. I want to encourage you in your battle and I want to be your spiritual cheerleader. You are part of the Dream Team/God’s Church and you can overcome any
My Muslim family trained me well. They trained me to tell little white lies. I was a lying machine. Lies were normal for me. I used to live with masks. No one knew the real me. But after I met Jesus, I had to break the habit of lying. Those lies got me into trouble.
Written by Kat W. “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the
Written by Kat W. “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Simply tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Only then will you experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your heart and mind as you live in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7) If you
Written by Kat W. “Those who are led by God’s Spirit are God’s children. For the Spirit that God has given you does not make you slaves and cause you to be afraid; instead, the Spirit makes you God’s children, and by the Spirit’s power we cry out to God, ‘Father! my Father!’ God’s Spirit
Written by Kat W. “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6). My prayer is that this devotional encourages you to grow your faith in Christ Jesus. It is only when you
The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:9-10 Trusting in the name of Jesus is our strongest weapon against anxiety and fear. Anxiety has a way of chipping away at