God the shepherd

“What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? And if he finds …

The Bible’s Meaning of “Heart”

I love the passages in the Bible that address the human heart. Especially this verse: Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4,23 This is one of my favorite Scriptures! In fact, there …

The Power of Daily Prayer

Hi Dear ones! This blog post is going to be a bit more personal, since I will be sharing about an experience that has really touched me. A few months ago my husband and I spent the night at the …

What Does It Mean to Fear God?

Let’s first look at what the Proverbs say about the fear of God: The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1,7 The fear of God is one of the big …

Guest Post: Alex

Hi! I’m so honored to share a little bit of my heart today! My name is Alex and I write a blog about the things I love, my family life, and my faith. I’m 24 years old, happily married, the …

8 Reasons To Stop Worrying

Have you ever known anyone who has made a situation better by worrying? Look at the people in your life who worry constantly and talk about their problems. Are their troubles disappearing through worrying? I don’t think so! Furthermore, talking …

Power of Worship

I love listening to worship music. There’s just something amazing about it. It shows me that there is more to life. Something bigger and higher is there. It feels like heaven completely surrounds me in that moment. After listening to …

How to Become More Disciplined through the Power of Words

Who doesn’t want to be disciplined? Obviously, everyone does! Great things are accomplished through discipline. Imagine yourself having the self-control to start a regular fitness routine, lose weight, reach your goals, complete your exams on top of your class, starting …

Power of Appreciation

Paul knew how to appreciate his brothers and sisters in Christ. In almost every letter he wrote, we find words of gratitude and recognition for people in the church. For example, Paul praises the Thessalonians who received the Gospel in …

The Fruits of Gossiping

What is one of the secrets of Benjamin Franklin’s success? Once he said: “I will speak ill of no man and speak all the good I know of everybody.” If we knew and really experienced how much God loves each …

Ask and You Shall Receive

Jesus told us that we will receive what we ask for: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Matthew 7,7 The problem is that most …

Positive and negative words

Last week, I began a new series about the power of words. Now I will distinguish the difference between positive and negative words and the consequences they have. Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak …

Power of Words

There is one thing that can determine the course of your life. It is small but lethal. It is one of the most powerful weapons. Something that can open doors, change lives and even the course of history. It is …

Guest Post: Love yourself more

I’m so glad for having Aidyn Creson as my very first guest blogger! She’s an 18-year-old Biology student from Southern Louisiana. Over the past year and a half of working in ministry God has placed on her heart the mission …

What are the Gifts of the Spirit for?

The gifts of the Spirit include healing, faith, wisdom, knowledge, prophesy, miraculous powers, distinguishing between spirits, speaking in tongues, interpretation of tongues and more. (1. Corinthians 12,8-10) How greatly those gifts can uplift others! How life changing it is for …

How to get peace in your mind and heart

Jesus promised to give us his peace: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John …

What did Jesus look like?

The first time I read the Bible I was quite surprised. Why didn’t the authors describe what the characters looked like? I had a hard time imagining the plots because I didn’t know what those people were wearing or what …

Why I don’t read the news

Bad things are all over the news; terrorism, disaster, misery etc. The headlines are screaming for our attention about brutal things happening on earth. When you leave your house in the morning, it’s just everywhere; on the newspaper someone forgot …

Become like a child

Have you ever wondered what it means when Jesus tells us “to become like children”? I guess he doesn’t mean to run around, scream all the time and break things. Then our world would descend into chaos! 😉 Let’s look …

Become an athlete

Run the race! Fight like a great boxer! What am I referring to? Of course: Paul in 1. Corinthians 9, 24-27: 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? …