Choose Jesus

My heart cries out, not in pain, but in reverence to my Savior, the one who overcame so I might overcome. He handed over His deity for mortality, His crown for thorns, His royal garments for swaddling clothes and His palace for a manger. He handed over everything He had known since the beginning of time in order to come to a world He did not know to live a life He could not fully understand to sacrifice Himself for people who would not want Him.

Over 2,000 years ago, my Jesus walked willingly into this world, although He knew to walk meant to die. He came here, for me and for you, even with the complete understanding that one day He would be betrayed, beat, whipped, nailed and hung upon a cross before those He once considered friends, brothers and sisters, mothers and fathers. Continue reading “Choose Jesus”

Enough

Your love consumes me, from the crown of my head to the souls of my feet. It is all around me in a physical way, like I’m in a room filled with breathable water. It makes me strong, capable and able. No, I do not always feel those things, but I know those things are with me, around me and in me.

You make me enough, you make me brave and bold. You make me beautiful and brilliant.

Your love pushes out all the doubts the world bombards me with and replaces them with abilities I didn’t know I had. Continue reading “Enough”

My God Is Big

I know that regardless of what is going on around me, things will be okay. It doesn’t matter what is coming at me, pushing against me or the chaos behind me, I just believe my God is going to take care of me.

It is interesting being in this place with the Lord, it’s new. I have walked into a different room with God and I know that what is in the past must remain in the past. I can no longer doubt, for God has brought me through too much to believe He won’t do it again and again. I can no longer complain, for God has fulfilled every promise so far, what makes me think He won’t continue to fulfill? Continue reading “My God Is Big”

Your God

What has God told you, when you shut out the world and allow time for just the two of you?

What has God said to you, when you are walking through a battle and He gives you a word to lighten your spirit?

What has God promised you, when it seems as if the night is closing in but then His voice pierces through the darkness?

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Always There

My God is awesome, He parts the red sea, just for me. My God is amazing, He healed me when I was sick, strengthened me when I was weak. My God helped me overcome the giant, defeat the lion and take down the bear. My God never lets me down.

No matter how the world pushes me, my God gives me the strength to push back. My God has never failed me nor His people, and He never will.

My God pours into me when the world drains me. My God tells me I can when the world says I can’t. My God has put a path before me that I don’t always see but I know is straight and will lead me to where I am destined to go. My God sees the whole picture when I only see a piece. Continue reading “Always There”

Big Empty Room

When I think of where I was not long ago, I’m amazed. My heart was broken, my spirit in torment and my mind a jumbled mess. I was trying to find the right way to go but I wasn’t using the only light provided to me in order to find the next step. I was trying to hear God’s voice but couldn’t above the yelling of the chaos around me. I wanted to please the Lord but was battling with wanting to please the world as well.

I allowed my heart to be turned from my King, which was one of the greatest mistakes I have ever made. It led me down a dark path, a path leading to nowhere but confusion, torment and hurt. I was lost and knew it but didn’t know how to get back. The moment I took my eyes off Jesus I became entangled in a web of lies. Continue reading “Big Empty Room”