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Devotional: Worship God in Spirit and Truth

Recently, I was thinking about Romans 12:1. It states: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” In this particular verse, the word ‘worship,’ when peeled back, means “reasonable service.” (In the original language) […]

Devotional: The Art of Neighboring

Our pastor recently presented a sermon series titled: The Art of Neighboring. It brought to mind Exodus 20. God starts out by saying, “I am…” (verse 2) and ends with “your neighbor” (verse 17). If you read the ESV version like me, it will end with “your neighbors” (plural). So simply put, the entire grouping […]

Devotional: Meditation In, Not Out

Recently, my husband Rick saw a notice on the apartment complex bulletin board, asking for help. A local resident needed someone to get the mail each day (because this person is housebound). Rick replied saying that he/we would do it. Sometimes I go and I stay to chat with our neighbor while Rick gets the […]

Devotional: Let’s be Perfect

Below is a devotional that I jotted down for our Bible Study wall on Facebook. Sharing here for anyone interested. Monday’s post: Let’s be Perfect Last week I dug in to James 1:2-4 a bit, looking at the original writings. That helped me, as I think we get confused about what “perfect” means in Scripture. […]

The Humility of Worship

Revelation 4:9 —  And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever, the twenty-four elders fall down before him who is seated on the throne and worship him who lives forever and ever. Revelation 5:14 — And the four living […]

Suffer the church, Unto Me

Suffer the church, Unto Me By Shara Weiss Today I read an article titled Asking ‘Why Me, God?’ But in a Different Way. I enjoyed the perspective shared, as it’s a topic I’ve pondered extensively over the last year. While I have never accepted the Health and Wealth Gospel as a Biblical truth, I’ve also […]