Be like Jesus

You are everlasting, and I will fade away Into the glorious image of my risen Lord and King Faced with my own blemish deeply stained within Turn into Your likeness, my empty life to fill To be like Jesus, this hope possesses me In every thought and deed, this is my aim, my creed To…

No condemnation

Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? If you have, do you live like you have accepted Christ? Do you realize that, once you have accepted Him, you are freed from your sinful nature & and indwelled by the Holy Spirit, giving you the power to live through God’s nature? This means,…

Celebrate 40 // Day 19

In 25 days, I celebrate the beginning of my fourth decade on this planet & all that God has in store for me. For each day heading towards my birthday, I thought I would write a wish or desire for my forties. I have thoroughly enjoyed my thirties and I know God has even more…

Receive

Originally posted on Kimisloved.net // Living Loved:
I want to continually live in a posture of receiving from God. Not so drawn in by the things of this world. I desire to daily choose to make the better choice. “As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a…

Find refreshment

“Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden?” Aren’t we all? We are often reminded – & I hope you take to heart – that everyone has a story and a struggle. Life is hard and we often think we need to take it all on ourselves and not burden others. That is not what Jesus…

Outlook affects outcome

Read: Philippians 4:1-8. (Version: I have used TPT and reference NIV) It is often heard, “Think before you speak.” Very sage advice, but what if your thoughts are riddled with negativity, insecurity and doubt? It’s tough to see the joy in life, let alone speak with joy, if your outlook is clouded and dark. At…

To be disturbed

“We must allow the Word of God to confront us, to disturb our security, to undermine our complacency and to overthrow our patterns of thought and behavior.” – John Stott I am convicted lately and want to be restored. I must admit I have not been as dedicated to reading the Word as of late…

A gentleman

“Jesus is not going to make you or push you to follow Him. He is a gentleman! He will gently guide you with the Spirit.” – Pastor Matthew Hartsfield I don’t think we realize how much we are pushed into, coerced, manipulated and even threatened into decisions and hearing others’ viewpoints these days. With social…

Test yourself

Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith. Don’t drift along taking everything for granted. Give yourselves regular checkups. You need firsthand evidence, not mere hearsay, that Jesus Christ is in you. Test it out. If you fail the test, do something about it. 2 Corinthians 13:5 MSG

Jesus wept

TOGETHER in Sorrow Everyone knows this passage, but do we understand the significance of this moment in Jesus’ life? Jesus was weeping over the circumstances of Lazarus’ death. In this particular verse, weeping is derived from the Greek word “dakruo” meaning to weep silently, to shed tears. “Jesus’ tears were generated both by His love…