The God Who Buys Me Back

You are the God who buys me back. Everytime I run to the marketplace And sell myself to a lie You show up with a fistful of truth And You buy me back. Every time Your word alone is enough To remind me And the slave driver That with Your own flesh and blood You…

“Expect Me to Show Up” – Jesus

Dear Jesus, I’ll wait for you. I’ll anticipate your coming. I’ll get myself ready. I know and believe that you’d come for me because you said so. As I wait, will you cleanse me, sanctify me, set me apart from this world? Will you clear my thoughts and remove every part of me that are…

She Took Them To The Lord

The circumstances of her life she could not alter, but she took them to the Lord, and handed them over into His management; and then she believed that He took it, and she left all the responsibility and the worry and anxiety with Him. As often as the anxieties returned she took them back; and…

Be Strong and Courageous

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – – Joshua 1:9 ESV Dear God, At times I may be overwhelmed by the trials in my life everyday and oftentimes I feel weak and overtaken by…

Teach Me To Obey

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!” – Psalms 143:10 ESV   Dear God, This is my prayer. I have disobeyed you countless times in my life. I have been hurt and broken and have hurt you more along the way. I…

Love, Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23, ESV As I was driving to work this morning while listening to one of John Piper’s youtube preaching about “Outpouring of God’s Love”, I began to ponder about one of the fruits…

You Will Keep Him in Perfect Peace 

“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You” Isaiah 26:3, NKJV. “Just as you’ve prayed, I will be high and lifted up. I will be glorified in you and I will be glorified through you, says the LORD. I will do what you have not…

Asking God

“You have not because you ask not.” – James 4:2b, NIV  “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” – Luke 11:9, NIV  There are so many verses in the bible that tell us to ask…

Return to You 

Oh God, please take me back to that same place where the only thing I ever wanted was to be right with you and be forgiven of all my sins. Take me back to that moment when everything else that I’ve been praying for meant nothing to me after I found you – after I…

The Gift of My Self

Let me be the first to honor God in the name of Jesus and by the power of the Holy Spirit for the gift of MY SELF! Happy Birthday, Pia!  Know that God has made you in your uniqueness to live for Him. You have been created in His image and likeness and that you…