Category: Bible Words

Dream On

“Then he dreamed and behold, a ladder was set up on earth and it’s top reached to heaven; and there the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.” ~ Genesis 28:12 My (rhetorical) question: did Jacob dream of a ladder or did… Continue Reading “Dream On”

The Gift I Didn’t Know I Wanted

Periodically, I offer my house up to the Lord saying send who You will. Shortly after doing so in the fall of 2012,  unexpected guests showed up in the front yard. As one of my bonus daughters left the house she

Waylaid By a Gall Bladder

Last week I was waylaid by a gall bladder attack which ate up about 5 days of my life. The important thing is not that this event occurred but rather

By Faith

Sometimes we just need a simple reminder of the power of faith.  Hebrews 11 sums it up for us. Take a few minutes to read verses 1-32; we’ll look specifically at verses 33-34 so get your highlighter ready for these powerhouse words! It is… Continue Reading “By Faith”

Pump Some Iron Virtue

Have you ever heard the old adage, don’t pray for patience because then all kinds of things will happen that try your patience? As true as that may be,  I believe these trials are God-given opportunities to

A Fresh Start

Here at Release Ministries we’re all about a fresh start – not that’s it’s an original idea of course because God invented it! You see, when we look at life knowing a fresh start is available it brings

Shifting Sand

Do you ever feel like you are standing on shifting sand? Is your life filled with a niggling sense of uncertainty? Are you reluctant to turn on the news because the headlines scream, FEAR! BE AFRAID!? The media loves to be

In Response to the Osteen Debacle

Let me begin by saying I am not a fan of the Osteens but then again I have not attended their church or read any of their books. However, there are a few factors to consider prior to pointing any fingers declaring them to be heretical,… Continue Reading “In Response to the Osteen Debacle”

An Invitation

Today I received a very special invitation. It did not come wrapped in vellum, engraved or addressed in calligraphy. But rather in a gentle whisper while still dark outside; a voice my spirit recognized, requesting my presence to watch the sign rise.  As I lay drowsily  in… Continue Reading “An Invitation”

The Jury Room

As I sat in a jury room recently, it got me thinking about when I die.  While I always knew it was inevitable, I never really stopped to imagine the day I stand before God to give an account for my life.  I tried to picture… Continue Reading “The Jury Room”