Transforming Our Words {Trials on Tuesday}

It has been so long since our James study. These days, I think about our “Trials on Tuesday” series. Now seems like the perfect time to pick it up again. * * * Dear brothers, don’t ever forget that it is best to listen much, speak little, and not become angry; for anger doesn’t make us good, as…… Continue reading Transforming Our Words {Trials on Tuesday}

Zip It (Karen Ehman)

Karen Ehman is a woman with a gift for writing and sharing the Bible with her readers. She recently came out with a new book. The book, Zip It, is a follow-up to Karen Ehman’s Keep It Shut book. An eight week Bible study, Zip It is designed to teach us how we can most honor God with…… Continue reading Zip It (Karen Ehman)

Speaking to Destroy {{Week 2}}

Jesus teaches us that our words can sting. He could say a number of things about our words, or why we need to be careful how we use them. But, He says something in Galatians that… just stings. Read Ephesians 2:11-13. And, meet me back here. {{Journals for Walking Into The Light (our study) are…… Continue reading Speaking to Destroy {{Week 2}}

Words Spoken in Proverbs

In the past week, I have shared two posts relating to this concept of walking in silence. Just a reminder, this discipline is not wearing a mask and pretending to be fine when you are not. Walking in silence is a spiritual discipline, I feel, learned in the face of adversity. We learn to walk…… Continue reading Words Spoken in Proverbs

The Character Flaws in Trials

In yesterday’s blog post, we learned that trials bring forth a pruning process. It’s painful. It’s unpleasant. The pruning effect is equally so. I love the fruit that comes out of trials. I have found myself in that particular spot for the past few years, as I have sat on this beautiful orchard of benefits that…… Continue reading The Character Flaws in Trials