Trials Produce Perseverance Jacob whose name means "schemer" had been scheming since birth. He was able to secure the birthright and the blessing from his brother by his scheming. This way of life caused him to have to flee to the house of Laban, his mother's brother - a master schemer. This is where Jacob learned to prevail with men. Laban changed his waged several times and tricked him into … [Read more...] about Devotional | May the Lord Grant You Prevailing Faith
Being a woman of integrity doesn’t always mean you will hit the mark. What it does mean is that when you miss the mark you know how to admit it so that you can move on, thus not giving any place to the devil. The mark for all believers in any given situation is to handle things according to God’s way of doing and being right. To have integrity is to have consistent actions, values, methods, … [Read more...] about Being a Woman of Integrity
The Bible speaks of Anna, a prophet at the time of Jesus’ birth. You can find her story in Luke 2:36-38. She was a widow whose husband died after only seven years of marriage. She lived as a widow until the age of eighty-four. Anna spent her time in the temple before God worshiping Him with fasting and prayer. As a prophet she knew that the Messiah would come with salvation for Israel. When she … [Read more...] about Salvation Will Come When You Wait on the Lord
Do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 Then – The Coach When they were younger my kids called me a perfectionist. They said I wanted everything perfect and I wanted them to be perfect. Now, that's the way they saw, but that's not the way that I saw. I would always tell … [Read more...] about A Coach and Cheerleader Kind of Mom
Passion is different from purpose Unlike Christ’s passion before His crucifixion, which actually means “painful suffering,” human passion is defined as: “emotions as distinguished from reason.” Sometimes we chase one passion after another. We see someone doing something great and we want to do it too so we jump on the bandwagon only to find out later we were being led by emotions. Many … [Read more...] about Passion vs.Purpose or Passionate About Your Purpose?