When I was little I loved the game of hide and seek. As I got older I gave into a different kind of hiding that was not near as much carefree and fun. As women we often look to a lot of things in this life for our identity, but our true identity is hidden in a very special place. Do you know where to find it?
Prayer is the answer. We’ve heard this many times and we believe it, too. We know God is faithful. We know He answers. We work hard on our prayer lives and then, out of the blue, it hits us – something really hard. It’s true, sometimes prayer takes us places we’d really rather not be.
We particularly see this in our personal life when we are asking to be set free form the things that hold us back. Sometimes, to work through the setting free, God has to take us into some very unexpected places.
What in the World Does God Want? Something I just love about God’s word is the way He condenses everything. He has this way of taking all our questions and swirling thoughts and providing us distinct and specific answers. Often He does this all within the space one Bible verse. His Word is absolutely full […]
For when I tried to keep the law it condemned me. So I died to the law – I stopped trying to meet all its requirements – so that I might live for God. (Galatians 2:19, NLT)
It stopped me in my tracks, that one little part in a paraphrase of Galatians 2:19 that said, “I stopped trying to meet all it’s requirements.”
Have you ever had that problem – the “I have to meet all the requirements” problem?
I sure have and I’ve come to realize how much it has hindered my spiritual life. Will you join me today as we talk more about it?
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Are you looking for strength in the new year? Me too! I really struggle with New Year’s Resolutions. As a matter of fact, I quit making them a long time ago. However, I finally realized that my perfectionism was the culprit keeping me from being successful in goal setting. I did two things. I set […]