SANCTIFICATION: Christ’s sacrificial death atones for our sins and His blood, through the indwelling Holy Spirit, covers our sins making us holy. Sanctification is a life-changing process, bringing about a commitment and desire for holy living – we are set-apart for holy use. It means that we can be accepted into God’s presence (taken from … [Read more…]
A study of Romans 8:1 with Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study and Renee Swope’s A Confident Heart “There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” Rom. 8:1 What a beautiful promise from Scripture! Thank you, Lord! When I read this verse, I thought “NOW…ok…as apposed to when…?” Whenever we see the word “now”, … [Read more…]
Oftentimes it is when you feel like you are settled and have life mapped out in front of you, that you can fail to live by faith everyday…it can feel like you don’t really need to pray because you know the answers and life is just quite happily ticking along day by day…and THEN…! This … [Read more…]
An Anniversary…A Time to Reflect. A year ago today I waved “See you later” to my parents as I walked through the departure gate at Edinburgh airport to step onto a plane to begin a new adventure…to marry my American fiancé and start a new life in the U.S. I was a bag of mixed … [Read more…]
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“WHY are you FRIGHTENED?” he [Jesus] asked. “WHY are your HEARTS filled with DOUBT?” Luke 24:38 (NLT, emphasis mine) He asks, therefore He cares! That is the first thing that struck me when I read this verse…Jesus asks…He inquires into the lives and emotions of His disciples. He then really answers His first question for … [Read more…]
Many words in Chapter 3 of Renee Swope’s A Confident Heart stood out to me. I set out to highlight Scripture and underline phrases that I have either felt or thought myself…not much of the chapter was left untouched! I realized that a lot of it spoke of a time in my life years ago … [Read more…]
In week 2 of our #Proverbs31 online bible study of Renee Swope’s amazing book #AConfidentHeart Stephanie Clayton gave us a wonderful idea of making a ‘No Fail-Pail’! It is a place to store promises from Scripture on cards that we can turn to whenever we have moments or thoughts of failure and defeat and need … [Read more…]
I made this for our bible study group to represent the love and prayer that is shared between us. It is an honor to be part of such an amazing encouraging group of awesome, glittery girls!
“How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.” Psalm 36:7 So many words leapt off the pages of my bible into my heart when I read the verse of the week for the Proverbs 31 OBS, A Confident Heart, by Renee Swope. Priceless. Unfailing. Love. Refuge. … [Read more…]