We often think of peace as something we have in the absence of conflict or trouble. In the Bible, the definition of peace is more than this. I want us to look at what the peace of God is. In Greek, the word peace comes from the word Eirene. It means to join or tie … Continue reading Peace of God [Bible Study]
Photo by Misael Garcia The LORD had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people, and your father's household to the land I will show you." Genesis 12:2 This was Abraham’s word; a time had come for him to transition into what God had called him to. For Abraham to do what God was … Continue reading In The Tension of Transition
Photo by Angel Balashev And He said, “Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have struggled with God and with men, and have prevailed.” Genesis 32:28 This was a word given to Jacob by God when he had wrestled with an angel all night. Jacob's story is littered with difficulties, but … Continue reading Favor in the Struggle
What does it mean to have a sound mind? For God has not given us a spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 A sound mind in other translations is interpreted as having, “self control”, “self discipline”, and "sound judgment". When we say someone has … Continue reading A sound mind Bible study
I heard His still small voice say to me, “Stop your striving and know that I am God!” I knew it was in the Bible but I wasn’t sure. I found it in psalm 46:10. It wasn't exactly what I wanted to hear. It was what I needed at this time.