Tag: Jesus Calling

1 Thessalonians 5:17-19 Pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Do not quench the Spirit.   “The only way to prevent discontent from taking hold in our lives is to actively, daily profess thanks for everything we do have–and to assign this gratitude to its […]

Ecclesiastes 10:4b NIV Calmness can lay great offenses to rest.   Psalm 46:10a NIV “Be still, and know that I am God….”   “Learn to take minibreaks from the world, finding a place to be still in My Presence and listen to my voice.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence   Matthew […]

2 Corinthians 5:7 NIV For we live by faith, not by sight. The reading comprehension passage in one of our Test Prep workbooks yesterday focused on echolocation. Echolocation is used by animals and humans with limited sight to locate objects and determine distances. Intrigued, I conducted more research. Sonar is a man-made form of echolocation […]

“Refuse to waste energy worrying, and you will have strength to spare.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence   Matthew 6:34 NIV Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.   Have you ever missed a day in a […]

I spent two rare, precious hours alone in the house. All week I have longed for just a moment to take a deep breath before jumping into the next task or rushing to the next appointment. This morning the moment presented itself, and I spent it revelling in God’s presence. Of course, He had prepared for this time […]