The Ring I Wear {On This Mother’s Day}

I began this Mother’s Day, with a choice. And, I have thought about it – as I continue to walk through this day. I wear a ring. It is a special kind of ring. I don’t wear it for fashion or accessory purposes, but as a specific reminder. It is a reminder that I allow…… Continue reading The Ring I Wear {On This Mother’s Day}

Week 4: 1 Thessalonians 4:3

This week’s memory verse is 1 Thessalonians 4:3. This is a precious piece of Scripture. While all Scripture is God-breathed (2 Timothy 3:16), this one is quite meaningful for the lives of many believers in Jesus Christ. For this is the will of God, that you should be consecrated (separated and set apart for pure and…… Continue reading Week 4: 1 Thessalonians 4:3

Week 4: Prepare For An Energetic Week!

Few things get to me like this topic, as far the church life goes. Welcome, I am your “equally messed up” tour guide. I cannot help but read 1 Thessalonians 4, and be reminded of the ways the Church is… far from where we could be. I love the global church; we are the beloved…… Continue reading Week 4: Prepare For An Energetic Week!

Seeking Holiness: Pursuing Purity (Part 1)

“God wants you to be holy, so don’t be immoral in matters of sex. Respect and honor your wife (1 Thess. 4:3, CEV).” What is Sexual Immortality? The Greek word, porneia, is how we get the word “porn”. The Greek word shows us what exactly it means, so we can avoid it at all costs. Its definitions include…… Continue reading Seeking Holiness: Pursuing Purity (Part 1)

Single Living: The Truth About God’s Will and Sex

Defining the Will of God The Greek word, thelema, used for “will” in 1 Thessalonians 4:3 means: “of the purpose of God to bless mankind through Christ”. When we read about God’s exclusion of something, do we automatically think that something good will come from abstaining? In terms of sex, is God truly desiring to…… Continue reading Single Living: The Truth About God’s Will and Sex