do you love me or are you just checking out my fruit?

To God’s church at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus and called as saints, with all those in every place who call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord—both their Lord and ours. - 1 Corinthians 1:2 The salutation alone should convict us. But let's go on. In the next 5 verses [...]

when will i just stop surrendering?

Quick. What do you think when I say the word surrender? I think song lyrics. I think on my knees before God. I think giving up. A word I say, and think I'm doing, but really, I'm not. First, let me say this. I've looked. I cannot find one scripture reference to humans surrendering to God, [...]

hey you there, in the presence of God…

It started a couple of years ago, actually. This feeling that would creep up whenever the talk turned to more of God. More of His presence. Something about that didn't sound right to my spirit, but I didn't know why. Not too long ago, a well-known preacher (one of my favorites, in fact), spoke about [...]

i’m begging us to stop it

  Beloved, can we stop aligning ourselves with something just because it sounds good? Because when we post these self-empowering statements for all the world to read, here is what we are really saying... People are the basis of my worth, my peace, my joy, my self-respect. People will determine how I see myself and how I [...]