If triumph over sin, vice, and death is possible through penance and obedience to God’s Word…I probably need to know some of God’s Word huh? Not only do I need to be familiar with Who God is, I also need to know what He says. The enemy certainly knows the scriptures–he used them to try to tempt Jesus.
Lent Devotional for Women: Removing Soul Dust
Our Lent Devotional for Women is still in the ‘Pre-Lent’ stages, setting a foundation, getting ourselves ready for the soul work about to take place in our devotions for Lent. Just like we wouldn’t begin a strenuous race without preparations, we shouldn’t jump into Lent either. Let’s start with dusting.
Online Bible Study
One of the unexpected joys of the internet is the opportunity for online Bible study. Some of us live outside of town, have 5 little soccer players who each have their own team because I guess it wouldn’t be right to have a six year old playing against a fourteen year old. Some of are introverts (Hi There) and yet God plopped us in the middle of bustling house full of children and by the end of the day, the thought of more conversation makes us want to curl up in our closet. And sometimes, it’s just that kind of season in life, where you want some community, but on your own terms. An online Bible study is perfect for that season.
Did you know I’m taking part in a 31 Days writing Group? I am and I picked reading and writing about the book of Sirach; my own personal online Bible study…shared with you.
Maybe around five years ago when I was really struggling with my mind, I came across this verse found in Sirach 30:21-23
Bible Quotes: Gratitude in the Bible
In considering Bible Quotes about Gratitude I quote from Fr John Hardon, “There are three words I would like to leave with you of how we should show our gratitude to God. They are thanks-thinking, thanks-saying, and thanks-giving.”
By Bread Alone
But Jesus answered, “The scripture says, “Human beings cannot live on bread alone, but need every word that God speaks.”
The Truth About Me and Bible Quotes
I’m laying it all out today. I share the moment my anxiety got out of hand and how I found healing in part, through Bible quotes.