Why God Told Us to Not Spare the Rod

Why God Told Us to Not Spare the Rod

You know the scripture, "spare the rod, spoil the child", right? It's a very popular scripture that is quoted a lot when parents validate their discipline or give their opinion on another parents lack of. But do you know WHY the Lord tells us this? It's not just so we don't raise spoiled children that [...]

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 9

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 9

You are not your own, for you were bought with a price.

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 8

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 8

SEED OF TRUTH Read this passage through a few times and ask the Lord to increase your understanding of your position in Him and in His church. PLANT THE SEED Quietly recite today's focus verse to yourself. Hide it in your heart and meditate on it throughout the day. Ephesians 2:19-20 19 Consequently, you are [...]

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 7

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 7

I haven't been feeling in the writing mood the last couple days. I know the enemy is trying to take away my desire and fire. However, I still have that desire and the fire of the Holy Spirit. So let's continue...

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 6

Preparing Your Garden – Planting & Tending – Part 6

Everything - your life circumstances, your personality, your talents, your strengths, and your weaknesses - has contributed to who you are and who you have been chosen to be in Christ.