Do you realize that Jesus spoke about offenses because He knew it would be a major obstacle for each one of us, and what we do with an offense will determine the strongholds we allow in our life? Someone experiencing turmoil in their soul will have a trail of crumbs leading to an offense. Our … More Are you Offended?
Joseph’s brothers said to one another… Look, here comes the Dreamer now… let’s kill him, and throw him into a pit and we’ll say that some evil beast devoured him; that will take care of him and his dreams! (See Genesis 37:19-20). Envy, rejection, hatred, these all find their place in the human heart. If … More Dreamer!
Today is Father’s Day. A time to celebrate and think of the many blessings a father provides to his family, especially his children. No earthly father is perfect and so realizing our fathers have all made mistakes we usually can find qualities in them to be thankful for. BOUNDARIES Remove not the boundary (landmark); and … More Fields of the Fatherless
1) RECOGNIZE that someone has caused you pain and that your response to their sin, or your perception of an offense, will either free you or bind you. 2) REPENT if you have allowed the sin of another to cause your relationship with God to falter. You may have been a victim of sin initially, … More Freedom from Bitterness
Don’t box me in! Has anyone ever said this to you? Have you ever felt like someone has put a “Keep Out” sign up over their heart? Lonely marriages feel like this. Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, shared with a group of us ladies how during a very low part of her life … More Keep Out!