This summer, while packing for vacation, I became tickled about how much my life has changed over the years. It wasn’t just my belongings I was packing into my suitcase, but my kiddos’ as well. I laughed out loud picturing a younger version of myself sitting on this bag forcing it to zip as it […]
If any of you have an older sibling, you may know well the concept of imputation. It’s a new school year, and you sit at your desk in your new classroom, eager to make a good impression on your new teacher. Yet, when she encounters your last name on the roll sheet, the teacher pauses, […]
Many of us would shake our fists at a judge and shout for justice if he pardoned a guilty criminal and declared her innocent. We would demand that justice be done. And in our case, justice has been done.
God doesn’t rip out the blood-pumping organ in our chest, but gives us new desires. He changes our will. He gives us a new nature. This is what it means to be spiritually alive.
We can hold fast to the promise in Romans 8:1, that, “there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”
Sisters, your soul will find unending peace and joy as you learn how precious you are to your Father, and that is what will sanctify you, change your actions, and make you more tender, long-suffering, gracious, and wise toward your children.
My present singleness is one of God’s greatest gifts to me—not merely as a sanctifying force or as a season of life to weather successfully. Rather, my singleness is a celebrated assignment, through which the Lord is given glory by the unencumbered way I wield my time and energy for His renown.
Ultimately, we live in two worlds. Our citizenship may be in Glory, but our human feet walk a thorned and thistled earth.
We are praying you will continue to be encouraged as you learn how the Lord has been at work in days past through the lives of believers.
Instead of giving in to the temptation to think He [God] is far off, we are reminded through the lives of faithful men and women that He is near and at work.