Pride and Prejudice: A Study

One of my English classes is currently studying Pride and Prejudice, of course a well-known and classic novel. In class discussions, we've talked a lot about the basic definition of "pride." "a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from…

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Call to me and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things which you do not know. JEREMIAH 33:3This verse, God's sovereign voice, God has been repeating to me the past several weeks. Call to me. Convicted in too much rush, in striving, or in selfishness. I have heard the Holy Spirit…

I Just Wanna Worship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nO_lxgaat1U Day after day and night after night they keep on saying, “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God, the Almighty—     the one who always was, who is, and who is still to come.” Whenever the living beings give glory and honor and thanks to the one sitting on the throne (the one who lives…

My (Our) Purpose: To Be Blameless (Ephesians)

To be blameless. Have you ever been blamed for something you didn't do? When I think of "blame," my early childhood with my sisters comes to mind. I remember, when asked by our parents as young girls, a tendency for each of us to try to see if the blame for broken dishes or messes not cleaned up…

Calling Father By Name: My Life, a Living Sacrifice

"It is an unfortunate thing when the people of God allow the world to crowd them into an uncomfortable position." I was thinking today about how easily we, the people of God, accept our surroundings. That physical surroundings and circumstantial factors are often simply stumbling blocks in our walk with the Lord. Based much on…