Some people fear it, some people yearn for it, and some people rarely obtain it despite how hard they try. I am referring to solitude. Being alone is a state that few people are ambivalent about. Most people either really enjoy it, or try to avoid it at all costs. There is, however, a type … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 40 – SOLITUDE
John Wesley once wrote, “Not, how much of my money will I give to God, but, how much of God’s money will I keep for myself?” I remember reading this quote hanging on a banner at a Missions’ conference at the church I used to attend. It was a pivotal moment for me as I … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 39 – MY TIME?
I have pondered lately what it means to make melody in my heart to the Lord like Ephesians 5:16 tells me to do. There have been many times when the words, “sing unto Me” were whispered to my heart, but I did not know what that actually meant. Did these words mean that I should … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 38- Makin’ Melody
There is one aspect of Christ that I often praise Him for. I find it unexplainable. I find it unfathomable, that my God and my Saviour would be this way toward me, as blackened by sin as I am. Yet He does, and He extends it to me so often that it humbles my prideful … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 37- O SWEET TENDERNESS
One of the most reassuring verses in the whole bible is Isaiah 26:3, “You keep Him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You, because He trusts in You.” In a world full of war, heartache, poverty, abuse, greed, cruelty, selfishness and neglect, we could all use some peace. When Christ was speaking to … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Jesus Christ – Day 36- REAL PEACE
Spring rain! After a long, cold winter, a gentle spring rain smells so sweet. We know that with the rain will come the washing of the winter greys and new life will sprout from the earth. Rain brings hope. Of course, too much rain can flood fields, destroy crops, flood towns, or just plain get … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 35- SPRING RAIN
According to the Bakers Evangelical Dictionary of Bible Theology, “the generic meaning of sanctification is “the state of proper functioning.” To sanctify someone or something is to set that person or thing apart for the use intended by its designer. A pen is “sanctified” when used to write. Eyeglasses are “sanctified” when used to improve … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 34 – SANCTIFY