Posts Tagged ‘Moses’

“He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a short time.” Hebrews 11:25

I have always admired Moses for exchanging the wealthy lifestyle he was assured in Pharoah’s house. Instead, he willing traded that for a position in which he could identify with his own people, even though that meant a life of sheer discomfort and pain.

How often we forget that our self-sufficiency is not honoring to the Lord. We have all seen children who have learned to survive without the help of his or her parents. This is a poor reflection on the parents, is it not? In the same way, those of us who are born again and do not trust the continual love and provision of our Heavenly Father are casting a shadow upon His perfect, holy character. Our independence undermines all the blessings He has so freely given us.

The culture of our day teaches it is a good thing to be self-sufficient, yet God’s Word is clear we should be dependent on Him. (more…)

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I was adopted at age 6 by a family with strong roots in the ministry.  Every time the doors were open we were there in our pew.  My sister was the organist/pianist, my dad was the lay speaker, and my mother led every thing that had to do with women.  I sang in every choir whether adult or children and in every form of group there was. Eventually I was the pianist. I really did enjoy working and being in the church for the most part. (more…)

Right in the middle of the ordinary hectic week God showed up for me.

Sometimes I rush right past Him and do not even notice. (more…)