What does it mean to “be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, [and] faithful in prayer” (Romans 12:12 NIV)? I didn’t know what the verse meant when I read it. I thought it was beautiful and something to keep in mind. Like words of encouragements we frame in our house hoping they’ll be a reminder … More What does it mean to “be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, [and] faithful in prayer?”
This one verse spoken by Stephen is LOADED. He spoke these words when he was brought before the Sanhedrin and falsely accused of speaking blasphemy (ACTS 6:11-15). It spoke to me because I have been “stiff-necked”. When I have a stiff neck, I find it difficult to turn to the left or to … More Why you should relax your neck, uncover your ears, and open your heart
I was thinking about words of encouragement for the month of August. What do I need to focus on in August? Something that will change my life for the better and something that I really want to do. The normal question “what are you grateful for” entered my thoughts. Yes, that’s something I want to … More Rejoice!