The Abundant Life

It is easy for me to set my hope in my circumstance rather than in Christ who will return and make all things right. It is easy for me to find joy in my accomplishments rather than in the God who calls me "beloved" regardless of my success. It is easy for me to find … Continue reading The Abundant Life

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#FrancisPartyof4 – Instagram Adoption Auction

Fundraising is terrifying. The last time I tried to fundraise, God basically confirmed that I should stop doing what I was doing, so I was a little gun-shy when I felt prompted to do a public, completely-at-the-mercy-of-others adoption auction fundraiser. (Ha!) I've been doing hand-lettering (#pencilligraphy) for a number of years now, mostly for fun, … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – Instagram Adoption Auction

Take care, lest you drift away

"People do not drift toward Holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline of … Continue reading Take care, lest you drift away

If then you’ve been raised with Christ…

In Christ you are redeemed. You shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you from there... Deuteronomy 24:18 In Christ you are no longer a slave. For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all … Continue reading If then you’ve been raised with Christ…