Monday, March 20, 2017

With God, all things are Possible

In life we face many challenges.  Sometimes we find ourselves in the midst of circumstances that are impossible to overcome in our own strength.   It may be a doctor's report of a terminal illness, divorce papers, or an eviction notice on our door.   However, these impossible mountains are the perfect opportunity for God to display His might and power.

When we find ourselves with our backs up against the wall, that is when we turn our eyes to our resurrected Savior.   He has the power to bring those dead situations back to life.   Jesus is no longer nailed to the Cross.  He is resurrected and alive!  Allow Him to breath life onto every dead area in your life.

"With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible"  Matthew 19:26

Monday, March 13, 2017

God will deliver You

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

One of God's amazing promises in His Word, is that He will deliver His children in time of trouble.  Psalms 91:14 states that just because you have set your love upon God, He promises to deliver you. However, many of us turn to God as a last resort.  We often turn to God when we have no other alternatives. We are taught self reliance in Western society.  

However, God wants us to be wholly reliant on Him.  The Lord's Prayer states "give us this day our daily bread".  He want us to come to Him everyday for our daily necessities.   God is not like a natural parent that expects you to fend for yourself when you reach a certain age.  "For In Him we live and move and have our being".  Acts 17:28.  

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Happy Purim

Happy Purim.  Remember that God is always delivering His people, just as He did the Jews in the book of Esther thousands of years ago.  Put all of your trust in Him, and watch Him move.  

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Society's Obsession with Thinness

This morning I was surfing the web for health and wellness information when I came across this shocking photo above.  Here, a thin woman is displayed with circles drawn around her arms.  At first I was confused as to why her armpits were circled.  However, after I clicked on the picture, I was led to an article dedicated to ridding oneself of armpit fat.

Who is paying close attention to armpits? This was what I wondered.  The woman in the picture appears to have normal looking armpits to me.  I do not see anything fat about them.

So my question is, why are we as a Western society so obsessed with thinness?   When did this obsession start and what can we do about changing the Western image of ideal beauty?