I’ve been wanting to share for a while some resources that I like to incorporate into my quiet times. I’ll be the first to say you don’t NEED this stuff to have a meaningful relationship with the Lord but I’m grateful they’re available. The same way we don’t NEED a filet mignon to live but it sure is a treat when we get to enjoy one! So below I’ve got some tools, books and other resources that have been helpful!
I remember reading this quote years ago in Stormie Omartian’s book, “The Power of a Praying Woman“. “It amazed me that confusion, oppression, fear, or anxiety couldn’t exist in the heart of a worshipping child of God.” She says she eventually got free from depression completely… because of worship. She went on to say: “Nothing we do is more powerful or more life-changing than praising God. It is one of the means by which God transforms us. Every time we
A few months ago, our pastor did a sermon on spiritual gifts. If you’ve been in the church long, you’ve likely heard your fair share on spiritual gifts. The topic wasn’t new but what he shared had me wondering why we would ever think to operate a ministry, business, committee or even a Bible study without finding out and making sure each person was using their spiritual gifts. As a lover of personality tests and living in a generation where
Sad. Anxious. Depressing. Dread-filled. Fearful. All these words have described my thoughts before. Last year, as I read my Bible, the word “mind” kept catching my attention. I had felt at the mercy of my own thoughts so many times, but the message God was pressing into me was that I had power over my mind.I think we all know this to some extent, but I didn’t know HOW to actually take power over my mind and that I could experience
I spend a good deal of time on my phone that I wish I didn’t but I can tell you, there is one investment of time I spend on my phone that has added a ton of value to my life. I can complain a good bit about technology and the hold it has on me some days but we are living in a pretty cool age when the Bible is at our fingertips any given moment of the day.