When the Holidays Get Messy

I don’t know about you, but holidays stress me out and when I’m stressed, the holidays get messy. I know I’m supposed to be happy but there is so much cooking, cleaning, and decorating. Not to mention the money we spend or the attempts to enjoy equal time with both sides of the family. We […]

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The Good Shepherd – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday post, Karen shares what it means that Jesus is our Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd In John 10, we find the fourth of the seven “I am” statements.  In verse 11, Jesus announces himself as the Good Shepherd.  Not just any shepherd, but the Good Shepherd.  Some translators translate […]

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Lamb of God – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday Kelsey shares with us what it means that we call Jesus the Lamb of God. Lamb of God “The Next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, ”Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”* John 1:29 The Strong’s Lexicon […]

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Root of Jesse – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday I get to share with you the significance of Jesus being called the Root of Jesse. Root of Jesse “And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse who shall stand as a banner to the people, for the Gentiles shall seek Him and His […]

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When God Doesn’t Anwer Prayers the Way We Want

Lately, I’ve been pondering why God doesn’t answer prayers the way we want. Remember the prayer request I shared with you a couple of Fridays ago? (For a refresher check in out HERE.) I really wanted God to do what he did for Elijah and hold back the rain so my son’s end-of-season tennis championships […]

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Counselor – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Kathie shares with us about the privelege we have to call Jesus our Counselor. Counselor (Yo’es): a Hebrew noun meaning one who counsels. In verb and participle forms, it means to advise, counsel or consult, especially concerning military and political leaders who counsel kings.  “For to us a child […]

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