Are you susceptible to being deceived?

John has been talking about false prophets and antichrists, then he says, “You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you, is greater than he who is in the world.” (1 John 4:4) That’s powerful truth. It’s one of my favorite, keep-you-going, verses. The Holy Spirit inside ofContinue reading “Are you susceptible to being deceived?”

The devil doesn’t care if you know a false Jesus.

“The devil doesn’t care at all if you know Jesus or love Jesus or pray to Jesus – as long as it is a false Jesus, a make-believe Jesus, a Jesus who is not there, and who therefore cannot save.” – David Guzik, Enduring Word App John says in his letter, “Beloved, do not believeContinue reading “The devil doesn’t care if you know a false Jesus.”

Don’t allow the enemy to use past wounds for future gains

I’m sharing this previous post again today just in case someone else, besides just me, needs it….❤️ What should have been a day of relaxing and laughing with friends while tubing on the Little River in the Smoky Mountains turned into a terrifying moment for me. I had floated that river for years. The sunContinue reading “Don’t allow the enemy to use past wounds for future gains”

When Your MOOD Swings!

Have you ever had a mood swing? Have your emotions ever flip-flopped? Mine sure have! And Naomi seems to be able to relate as well! After Ruth meets Boaz, she goes home and tells Naomi all that has happened (see Ruth 2). Naomi says, “Blessed be the name of the LORD, who has not forsakenContinue reading “When Your MOOD Swings!”

They say you can’t kill a succulent

They say you can’t kill a succulent.Well, I did. And that fact, sparked what I’m about to say. I have to continually be aware of my ability to fail. The fact that they say you can’t kill a succulent, and I did, helps me know this about myself. I overwatered it. It’s dead. Likewise, ifContinue reading “They say you can’t kill a succulent”

Have you experienced this?

I know I’m slow-walking through the end of Second Timothy. It’s just so packed-full of truth that even parts of sentences stop me in my tracks. “Be diligent to come to me quickly; for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world,” (2 Tim 4:9) Those who love the world, it’s comforts and pleasuresContinue reading “Have you experienced this?”

Let’s Put out the fires of wrong thinking.

Yesterday, we looked at Paul’s description of end time days being full of people who are lovers of themselves and how this self-enthroned living can lead to most of the other characteristics he lists in 2 Tim 3:1-5. I think it is important to be on guard to some of the ways the evil oneContinue reading “Let’s Put out the fires of wrong thinking.”

What to do with the sin failure of those we’ve respected.

I sat with one of my kids last night listening as he shared his dismay over the downfall of Ravi Zacharias. He had heard him at the famed Passion Conferences which has impacted thousands of college students. I won’t go into the details, but I will say that many are reeling from the news thatContinue reading “What to do with the sin failure of those we’ve respected.”

Do you know who you believe?

There will come a point, and it probably has already, when you have to ask yourself who do you believe? Maybe you ask yourself this a lot lately- Do you believe the world or God? If ever we’ve needed to resolve to be resolved about this question, it is now! The world’s truth and God’sContinue reading “Do you know who you believe?”