Mind Your Business

I have been sick with the flu and in bed for 4 days now. There has been a lot of down time. And if you are someone who is use to being active and use to being busy, it’s like, really? You feel like there are things you should be doing or things that need to be getting done. I think there are times when God just says, “You know what? I need you to just sit down and rest a little while.” And I think there are times when we are so busy doing and doing, but we are so busy doing God’s business, the things He is supposed to be doing, and not taking care of our business, His work, so we feel like things are not getting done because we are not doing. We need to stop being “control freaks” and let Go

I Win

2 Timothy 3:12 Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. As a promise, we will experience sufferings. Philippians 1:29 says, “For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,” About 20 years ago, I did not quite understand that my Christian walk meant that I would be persecuted. As these things begin to happen, I was shocked, hurt, angry, confused, and feeling revengeful. The only thing that I wanted to do was run from the people hurting me and run from the church, the body of Christ A few weeks before this, I had just completed reading an encouraging book on being in a battle. After reading the book

Blessed Obedience

Luke 6:22-23 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. "Be glad (rejoice) in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets. One Monday morning, as I was preparing for a lesson that I was to teach on Friday evening, I received a phone call. The person on the other end was upset with me because of some choices that I had made in my life. Some hard choices that I had to make after much prayer and fasting. I was ridiculed, talked about, downright disrespected. To them, I was any

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