Beauty of holiness.

There is so much beautyin being apart from this world.Often times we don't seebeauty and holiness connectedin our popular culture.But I will say, I would ratherpossess a beauty way beyondwhat the eye can see.It's a beauty of holinessthat resides in the soul.And only this beauty cantruly bring us radiance. -a.inspired by enduring word.

Who am I?

To know You have sacrificed Your life for mine, is an overwhelmingthought of love. Who am I,that You havelooked upona wretchedbeing like meand thoughtthis is whoI want todie for. But You reply:Because You are mine.You are chosenand beloved.And I willmake you anew being,for My lovewill be a refreshmentto your soul. -a.

We don’t realize.

Oh, how blind we can beto the error of our ways.Even if we don't realizethe sin of our hearts,may we be cleansed from our faults.Sins of ignorance,of selfishness,of pride,and of presumptuousness.So may I keep Your word in my heart,that Your law cantransform my soul.That Your wisdom canfill my simple mind.That Your statutes can bring me… Continue reading We don’t realize.

In You alone.

When my mind is overwhelmedI know there is stillness in You.When my heart is being emptied bythe insecurities and lies of the enemy,You fill me with waters of new lifethat pumps into my body.When my soul just wants to hide away,You go into the deep to be with me.You settle me.Even in the valley,even in… Continue reading In You alone.

True stillness.

True peace is a rest in your soulknowing you can put your trust in the Lord,despite of what's going on around you.This peace doesn't change even if your circumstances do.It's a rest in your soul that fights off fear and anxiety.It's a rest that the devil is afraid of.It's a rest that keeps you still… Continue reading True stillness.

Girded with truth.

Lies.That's how the enemy gets to us.Making us think that God doesn'treally mean what He says.Making us think that the God of truthdoesn't really keep His promises.The enemy wants to deceive us.Maybe it's making us thinkwe are too far gone,that we are not lovable,that we will always be stuck in this mud.Making us think that… Continue reading Girded with truth.

Lord, may I love You.

Lord, may my love for You be so evident in my lifethat it scares the enemy away.May it effect every soulthat crosses my path.May I walk and talkonly in Your love.May it be the onlytalk my home hears.May every part of myheart, soul, mind and strength truly worship You.But may I never assumethat my love… Continue reading Lord, may I love You.

Rebellion of Jonah 1.

Running from God, Jonah feared.Nineveh was too intimidating of a nationthat his foot didn't even face that way.He fled.As far as he could run,God still interrupted his plans.Sent out a great windand this great tempest certainlygot Jonah's attention.His disobedience led him into the storm.Went from fearing the storm to fearing the Lord. But who are… Continue reading Rebellion of Jonah 1.

A Love like this.

Even when my heart is on its own,Jesus, You fill my very being.You are the water I thirst for.You satisfy my longing soul.I have never known a love like this,that it takes away and covers all my sin.A love so strong that the most naturalthing my soul can do is cling to You.So undeserving of… Continue reading A Love like this.