Saturday, December 26, 2015

New Year's Resolution

My New Year's resolution is to become more obedient to Lord Jesus.  Specifically, I want to finish the two books He assigned me to write.

I put off writing these books because there are already lots of books wrote better covering the same subject.  However, the Lord feels differently and kept telling me to write them.

This last week, He sent a faithful Christian to explain why the books I write are important.  She told me that my books are unique and will reach a huge audience that needs them, even long after I am gone.

When she told me this, I said that sounds like something the Lord would say.  She told me that it is because He told me to tell you it.

So I am making a resolution to write my books this year and become more obedient.  Thank You, Lord Jesus, for sending Your messenger to encourage me!

Friday, December 18, 2015

Spiritual Birthday Gifts

My husband's birthday was this past week and the Lord blessed him with amazing gifts for even more spiritual growth.  He first received a letter about his identity being compromised, then an out-of-state ticket in his name for someone else and the weird problems continued.

Sometimes our gifts are tests for us to pass, so we know our spiritual growth is definite.  Real spiritual growth is an increase in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control under all circumstances.

My husband has significantly grown spiritually this past year, which began in December of 2014, so it was time for testing. The great news is that he passed with flying colors!

There were no dramas but just prayerful problem solving.  Thank You, Lord Jesus, for Your peace that surpasses all understanding and supernatural help for change!

Friday, December 11, 2015

Jesus' Birthday

We celebrate Christmas because Jesus Christ was born into this physical world.  Since it is His birthday this month, what are you giving Him as a gift?

I wanted to give out gifts here and around the world for Jesus to needy children, so I asked if He would like that.  Jesus said, "yes."

He sent people to give me money and directed me on how to do it.  What fun!

Since Jesus does so much for us all year long, shouldn't we give Him a nice birthday gift?  All we need to do is pray and ask Him what He wants.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Being Prepared

One big advantage to a close personal relationship with the Lord is how He prepares us.  I was asked to preach not long before Thanksgiving on the Sunday right after it and could easily say, " yes."

Lord Jesus had been telling me for weeks that He wanted me to preach and what to say.  I was ready when asked.

Life is so much easier when our Partner knows the future and prepares us.  Thank You, Lord Jesus!