The Root of the Matter (excerpted from God and The Garden)

  “But when the sun was up they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away,” Matthew 13:6 NKJV No matter how beautiful the plant, no matter what its leaves look like or its fruit that shines, if the roots are rotten it is as good as dead. The same also holdsContinue reading “The Root of the Matter (excerpted from God and The Garden)”

Clean cuts

“And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell,” Matthew 5:30 NKJV I know a gentleman who suffered over a year with an infectionContinue reading “Clean cuts”

B is for Bent not Broken

Originally posted on B Is for Blessed!:
  Everyone in life is guaranteed some form of hardship, storm or distress/duress that is necessary to forge us into the people God would have us to be. Though not pleasurable experiences, our problems are necessary for our promotion from one stage in life to another. The way we deal with these…

P is for Protection

“But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you. Surely, LORD, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield” Psalm 5:11-12 NIV   There are times inContinue reading “P is for Protection”

Pruning

“I am the true vine and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away, and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit,” John 15:1-2 NKJV Jesus’ teaching about the vine and the branches is one of the most readily quoted. “IContinue reading “Pruning”