Author Archives: Barbara

No Condemnation

From God comes… From God comes no condemnation. Condemnation means to find someone guilty and make sure punishment is received. No condemnation means a person has been absolved of all guilt, therefore free from receiving punishment. Did you know that … Continue reading

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Hope

From God comes… From God comes hope. There are times in life when our circumstances seem so daunting it feels hopeless. Yet as Christians we never need to feel as if there is no hope because our God is a … Continue reading

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Sustenance

From God comes… From God comes sustenance. Sustenance can be defined as nourishment or living support. We need sustenance to survive physically and spiritually as well. The way God designed our bodies to be self-sustaining is amazing. The heart expands … Continue reading

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The Word

From God comes… From God comes the Word.   Jesus tells us that if we abide in His Word, we are truly His disciples. (John 8:31) This has a two-fold meaning because not only are we to abide in God’s … Continue reading

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Intercession

From God comes… From God comes intercession. Intercession can mean to help, to intervene, to request, or to pray for others.   The Holy Spirit intercedes for us during our times of weakness. (Romans 8:26-27) When we don’t know the … Continue reading

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Refuge

From God comes… From God comes refuge. Refuge means to provide safety and protection from danger and distress. Many scriptures refer to God as a rock, a strong tower, our strength, and our refuge. (Psalm 18:2) God is our refuge. … Continue reading

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Truth

From God comes… From God comes truth. What is truth? This question has been explored for centuries. When Jesus was brought before Pilate, He told Pilate that He had come to “bear witness to the truth.” Pilate asked, “What is … Continue reading

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Relationship

From God comes… From God comes a relationship with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. From the beginning, God created us to be relational beings. God created man and then made him a companion because it was not good for … Continue reading

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Every Good and Perfect Gift

From God comes… From God comes every good and perfect gift. (James 1:17) Is there a difference between a good gift and a perfect gift? I think so. I’ve heard it said that a good gift is temporary, but a … Continue reading

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Focus for the New Year

The Abundant Life: Riches money can’t buy… Those living the abundant life face a New Year with a focus on what is most important.   As one year closes and another begins, an abundant life will reflect on what’s passed … Continue reading

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