When I was a child I often believed that loving the Lord meant I wouldn’t experience pain. The truth, however, there is no way for us to get around the sensation of pain or hurt. Once we realized that avoiding pain is inevitable our focus shifts from no pain to learning how to get through the pain. The way we deal with the hurt that we are experiencing will determine the end result, whether we will have victory or continue to suffer. A little over a month ago the Lord spoke to me about pain. [click to continue…]
“How do we know God is real if we cannot see Him?” I asked my sister this one afternoon when I was around the age of 8 or 9. I still remember her response, where we were and what we were doing. She was in the bathroom and I was hanging over the stairs. As soon as I asked this question she ran out of the bathroom and looked up toward heaven and said, ” Don’t say that!” and that was the end of the conversation as I can remember it. In short my sister was saying don’t question God. How many of us Christians have every questioned God? Or his existence? I would dare to say most if not all Christians have at one time or another. Read the full article
Most marriages begin with a lot of passion and intimacy similar to the passion found in the book Song of Solomon 1:2-4.
2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth—
for your love is more delightful than wine.
3 Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes;
your name is like perfume poured out.
No wonder the young women love you!
4 Take me away with you—let us hurry!
Let the king bring me into his chambers.
But like anything else the excitement and passion will go away. Every marriage experiences a season of low sexual activity and sometimes we can be so busy that we do not realize that our sex life is dwindling. Read the full article..