God Our Healer

  “For I am the Lord who heals you.” – Exodus 15: 26 NLT Often when we hear scriptures about healing, our mind shifts immediately to the physical – sickness and disease. We hear testimonies of miraculous healing from cancer or autoimmune disorders. We hear how God spared a life that by all natural circumstances should have been lost. Jesus died for us, and by His stripes we ARE healed; this healing goes far beyond physical ailments. As I sit here in Starbucks, typing away on my laptop, I cannot help but overhear the conversations around me. I’m not making an effort …

Breaking The Mold

  1 Peter 2: 9  But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you might proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.   Jesus didn’t come into the world to pat us on our heads, to make us feel good, or to reinforce our distorted concepts. He came to shake us up, to challenge us, to fit us for heaven.  This can be painful at times as we let go of our idols and our prejudices.  No one wants to feel …

Do You Have Some Questions?

  Do You Have Some Questions?       We had to attend a stroke education meeting. As I looked around the room feeling very uncomfortable I tried to pretend I did not belong there. Just then I heard the voice of another woman pierce the quiet conversation of the teacher. “Excuse me. I have some questions. Who sent me here? I don’t belong here. I did not sign up for this.” Oh beloved can you relate? When we sign up for this life of faith it looks pretty easy. After all we aren’t being burned at the stake nor …