“So you, by the help of your God, return,hold fast to love and justice,and wait continually for your God.” — Hosea 12:6 In our last post we learned that we face a daily battle against sin. Every single day, we must be killing sin, or it will be killing us. But there’s another battle that’s … Continue reading Wrestling For Grace
Originally posted November 10, 2017, at Women of Purpose. In our lesson this week we continued to dig into Peter’s admonition to us as beloved sojourners who are to do good and bring glory to God, this time in the context of our relationships in the workplace. Well, I say, “in the workplace,” but Peter … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 9
Originally posted November 3, 2017, at Women of Purpose. Our passage this week is pivotal to the epistle of 1 Peter. Thus far, Peter has taught us about our gracious, pre-ordained salvation from God the Father; the brevity of our lives, and therefore our trials, in view of the eternality of our living hope and … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 8
Originally posted October 27, 2017, at Women of Purpose. Welcome to chapter 2 of 1 Peter! This week in lesson 7, we looked at Peter’s call to us to put off our old community-destroying patterns of mind and heart by immersing ourselves in the Word of God and our new life in the covenant community. … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 7
An open letter to our young people. Though the original version of this was written to the young ladies of the homeschool group to which we belonged in Pennsylvania, it applies to young men as well. The clamorous voices of the world have since gotten louder in seeking to drown out the voice of God … Continue reading Because You Are Different
As we move into chapter 5, we find that Paul is continuing his discourse on Christian holiness as a reflection and product of God’s saving work in our lives. We must no longer live as we did before we were saved. We must live in a way that is visibly different from the world, shining … Continue reading Living as Children of Light
(Originally posted July 14, 2011) This thought has returned to me recently concerning my writing. I'm also struggling to re-establish a running routine, so I'm engaged with that mental battle as well. I am now 51years old, a mother-in-law, and a grandmother. I am also a writer. My primary identity, however, is Child of God. This is … Continue reading Just Who Do I Think I Am?!