~ Taking A Break to Rest ~

  Family and Friends, I will be taking the month of July off to spend quality time with my family and just rest. My Blog, “Walking In Grace By Faith” will return in August. Have a wonderful summer and make the best of times with your precious family while you have it.  Be safe out […]

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He Is Our Strength And Song

When times are tough and you’re doing your best to hold onto your faith and hope, remember this verse. There is nothing that the Lord cannot do for you and He is always close to you when you are feeling weak and defeated. Reading Psalm 118 has always given me the fuel into my heart […]

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Anchored In Hope

  When facing a storm in your life,  remember to release your anchor on the spot and weather the raging storm. Now that your anchor is grounded into the sea floor you can focus on your faith. If your anchor of faith is attached to the greater anchor of Jesus Christ then no matter what […]

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Define Prayer

  Prayer is communion with God. It is the closest, most intimate relationship with the Creator you can have. The apostle Paul said, “For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered” (Romans 8:26). There are times when […]

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God Will Restore What Is Broken

  How many times have you found yourself going through a rough patch in your life or being challenged by just how strong your faith really is? Do you find yourself doubting and second guess yourself or decisions you’ve made in a situation that needed prayer and action right away? Well, you’re not alone. If […]

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KEEPING GOD FIRST FOREVER

  Oh, my goodness, can you list how many things occupy your time, money, thoughts and attention throughout the day? Does any of these include God?  Is He your “priority” in your everyday life? Do you speak to Him often and not just once or twice or on a whim but “daily”? If we start […]

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Destiny, Truth, And Wisdom

  Behold, You desire truth in the inner being, make me therefore to know wisdom in my inmost heart.  Psalm 51:6 AMPC   If you’re looking for Peace, it will take some searching and time. Seek Him for Wisdom to make the right choices and steps to take in our lives. Ask for the Truth and […]

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Abide In My Word

  Do you abide in God’s word? Do you refer to the Bible first before consulting or discussing with a friend? It is so valuable because it is the ultimate instruction book for life. Look to Psalm 18:30; 19:7; 119:105, it contains answers to every problem we face. And it gives us wisdom for each […]

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God Is Always In The Details

  There isn’t one person or thing that can stop God’s plan for your life. From the time you are conceived and born into this world, His plan is set. The Book Of Life sits before Him as the events take place. You may stumble and fall along the way during your time here earthbound, […]

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Allowing God To Be The Umpire In Our Hearts

What do you need right now in your life? Shelter, Refuge, Comfort, Healing, Wisdom? Having the right relationship with God is beautiful. Giving Him all the control in your life is the best decision you could ever make. The Lord is our provider. He is omniscient (all-knowing), omnipresent (everywhere, all the time), and omnipotent (all-powerful), […]

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Turn To Me

Thanking God for all he has done for me in my life is never-ending. Daily I speak to him and express my gratitude for all he has done and what more is to come in this life here on earth. Even though God cannot be seen he is ever so present and watching and listening. […]

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Angels Amongst Us

  Angels, do you believe? I do! I’ve had many experiences throughout my life and I am a firm believer in them. Sometimes the clouds form figures of Angels and I wonder if that is a sign from them or God that you’re never alone. Sometimes we think we run into angels here on earth […]

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He Will Not Forsake His Saints

  Psalm 37:1-11  Fret not yourself because of evildoers, be not envious of wrongdoers!  For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb.  Trust in the Lord, and do good, dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.  Commit your way to the Lord, trust in him, and he will […]

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Walking In Strength

  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart… and He will direct your path.” Proverbs 3:5-6   God has promised that whatever lies ahead of us he is there in the midst. We may be going through some rough patches in our life right now and feel so alone and sad. Perhaps you are […]

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Persevere And Don’t Give Up!

  When God says, BE STRONG and DO NOT GIVE UP for your work will be rewarded BELIEVE HIM! God does not lie nor leave you with empty promises. God is fighting for us, but He wants us to stand firm for Him. Perseverance may not be our strength, just because He calls you to do something doesn’t […]

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Be Strong And Courageous

  When you find yourself at the end of a chapter in your life, don’t be afraid. Pray on it and give it to God to decide where, when and how it will all unfold. Placing full trust in the Lord shows your faith is unshakeable and you have surrendered all to Him to be […]

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Blessings And Prosperity Will Be Yours

  Our God is able to bless us in so many areas of our lives. Whether it be in our finances, our health, work or family, He is there for us. If we place our full faith in Him we will be blessed. God is giving, loving and patient. What He has planned for us […]

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Not All Scars Are Seen

  Scars…..they are not always physically seen with our eyes. They can run deep within us that is hidden and sealed from others to see. It’s the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind that can slowly destroy us like cancer. He gives power to the weak, and to those who have […]

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God Conquers All Forms Of Evil

  Life in this world is filled with so many lost souls looking for all the answers. Yes, the world is full of evil, corruption, and lies.  God gave us the choice to have free will and with that choice, we must be very careful to not go down the road of destruction. In great desperation […]

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Praying Scriptures

  How do you feel after God speaks to your heart through his word? Have you found yourself at a loss for words when praying in distress to Him? If I am at a difficult time in my life, I just ask Him to please open my eyes to read His message and help my hands […]

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Listen And Trust Him

  When God speaks we are to give our Creator our complete and undivided attention. Make it a point to have alone time with Him daily and turn off the TV, any background noise or disruptions. Listening to God requires a right attitude in our hearts. In order to listen to God and receive His […]

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Waiting Without Complaint

  Patience is a virtue. All of us have heard that saying so many times in our lives. The initial definition to be patient is to endure discomfort without complaint. This calls into play some other virtues, specifically, self-control, humility, and generosity. Starting from the age of 3 most children are told to “be patient” when […]

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Servants Of Christ

  Walking with Christ and being a good servant is vital to the role we have. Not giving up on hope and faith in our Lord when you are facing a difficult time or season in your life shows others that you stand firmly in place on God’s word that he will be there for […]

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Hidden With Christ In God

  As a Christ follower, it is expected for us to walk with Christ in everything we do. To Educate others that do not have a clear understanding of who Jesus Christ is, and to practice and respect the Word that is in the Bible meant for reading, singing and practicing for all to hear […]

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Triumph In Christ

  To Triumph in Christ is to have victory over Sin. Sin is a terrible thing. It brings shame and suffering to man, and ultimately the end of sin is death. The triumph over sin is in Christ because Christ is the Son of God. And when Christ laid down His life upon the cross of Calvary; […]

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Peace Of God

  This Scripture teaches that God can lead you to a place where you are not anxious about anything you will face, a peace that will allow you to lay yourself down and really rest and sleep at night. You know, anybody can lie down, but the question is, “Can you really sleep soundly?” The […]

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Firmly Rooted

  Your faith is tested by your trials and challenges that you face in your life. How you react to your trials and challenges is a reflection of your spiritual maturity. So when you encounter a trial, a challenge, or a temptation,  you may have a mental knowledge of God’s word, are you Christ-centered in your […]

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We Are The Lord’s Servant

  This is a direct word from the Lord. He is the one who created you and he is speaking this verse to you and about you. He has declared to you that you have nothing to be afraid of because he will protect you. He has given you this promise to cling to. God doesn’t […]

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Dwell Among The Wise

  If you want to be respected you must give respect. Humility and Honor are to be used in every area of your life.  The wise person that is full of integrity and has morals and values is the one you want to study and learn from. If they criticize you in a constructive way […]

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Starting A New Chapter In Life

  Our lives are full of many Chapters. God has before him our “Book of Life” our blueprint as to what will take place for us while here on earth. When one chapter closes another will open and be bigger and better than the last. You will, however, have few that will be hard to walk […]

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God Is The First Parent

  To be blessed with children in your life is a blessing and a gift from God. I thank God often for our Son and Daughter. Be thankful for all the blessings he sends you and grateful that he chose you for this role as a parent. My first love in my life is always […]

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Not Peace But A Sword

  Not Peace, but a Sword 34 “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. 36 And a person’s enemies will be those […]

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Warrior Of Faith

  All God’s warriors are on their knees seeking protection before they start their day.  God Bless our Military and Law Enforcement Officers out there that are working diligently to protect us from harm. God bless the people that pray earnestly each morning for their protection against mental, physical and spiritual attacks from the evil […]

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Doing Good To All With Kindness

  Ever wonder if more people out there in the world were more kind-hearted and loving to each other we wouldn’t have the chaos and drama that is happening now? I was brought up to be kind and respectful to others.  I’ve always made it a point to be helpful to anyone, needing assistance with […]

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Being Thankful In All Things

  Can you recall the last time you gave thanks for anything in your life? Do you stop and really say a heartfelt “Thank You Lord”? or even to your family when they do something for you that was thoughtful? Or how about when a stranger opens the door for you when you are out […]

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Your Assignment By God

  If you are a follower of Jesus Christ, God has given you a mission in this world.  “In the same way that you gave me a mission in the world, I give them a mission in the world.” John 17:18  Now that God has given you a mission in this world, you’re not merely […]

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Preparing For The Lord’s Coming!

  Dear Lord, please help us to prepare for your glorious coming! My heart, mind, and soul live for you and only you. You have given so many warnings throughout the ages to everyone of this event and yet they continue to do so much evil. Faithfully I hang on to your promises and words […]

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The Steps Of The Godly

  When you’ve accepted the Lord Jesus Christ into your life and are dedicated to walking with him throughout your time here on earth, be prepared to be tempted, tested and face difficult situations. This is when your faith will be on the front line. Remember that God already knows the plan and the path […]

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Strength During Trials

  Trials and Tribulations, why on earth does God put us through these times? Hmmm….perhaps to test our faith? To see if we truly believe in him and his promises? We’ve all endured some pretty painful times in our lives and wonder if we will make it through to the other end. God has been […]

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Our Foundation Starts With God

  What do you need in life to keep you steadfast in your faith and journey while here? It would be God. He is our foundation that is built on solid ground and will withstand anything you face in life. If you have a relationship with Jesus Christ then you can trust what he will […]

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God Is Present

  Do you ever find yourself feeling as though it is just you in the conversation? Whether it is a friend, family member or spouse that is looking directly at you but not really listening to you? You might be venting or sharing your day or an event that took place and yet in their […]

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Facing Stepping Stones and Seasons

When you look at these stepping stones what do you see? Are you thinking what if I slip? What if the stretch to cross to the next rock is too far for you to reach? ( I have short legs so yes, that would be on my mind.)   All those “what if’s” take over […]

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Beautiful Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

  Never doubt your beauty or self-worth. For God made YOU! You are so precious to Him from the inside and out. Regardless of any flaws, you may see. Or what you were told as a young child in a very abusive home life or past friendships, relationships or acquaintances. Through God’s eyes, you are […]

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All In God’s Timing

  It’s no mystery that the journey is long and hard in life. Whatever you do my friend don’t look behind you. That is the past and you’re walking towards something bigger and better in life. Know that God is with you every step you take and He will not allow anything or anyone to harm […]

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A Crown Of Courage

                                She has a fire in her soul and grace in her heart.   Those words have been nudging hard on my mind and heart for some time. All I know is when I awoke the other morning this was repeating […]

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Holding Onto the Lord

Letting go of yourself, man and the world will give you peace and comfort when you come to Jesus and surrender everything. These are true promises with the seeds of inner peace hidden in them. Letting go of yourself, man and the world will give you peace and comfort when you come to Jesus and […]

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Finding Freedom

  FIND FREEDOM through seeking to please Me above all else. You can have only one Master. When you let others’ expectations drive you, you scatter your energy to the winds. Your own desire to look good can also drain your energy. I am your Master, and I do not drive you to be what […]

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Power in God’s Word

  When the Bible speaks of God, it speaks of Him as being all-powerful or omnipotent. I’ll explain, the word omnipotent comes from two Latin words, omnis, meaning all, and poetntia or potens which means power. Hence the God of the Bible is the God of all power. There are two sides to God’s omnipotence. First, […]

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