Confess, Forgiveness, Jesus in Everyday Life, Repent, Surrender to Jesus

But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 2, What is Repentance?

Confession. Forgiveness. Repentance. Three essential steps to eradicating the stronghold of sin in our lives. We tend to be pros at confessing our sins and asking God for forgiveness. But we suck at repentance. But first, what exactly is repentance? Webster describes it as “the action or process of repenting especially for misdeeds or moral… Continue reading But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 2, What is Repentance?

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

Run Your Race!

Isn’t vacation is supposed to be relaxing? Revitalizing? Refreshing? I just got home from vacation—a week in the Arizona sun. And once again I found myself seduced by the desert; mesmerized by the wide variety of cactus and other desert plants; and captivated by the landscape. But this time, I was challenged in ways I… Continue reading Run Your Race!

Jesus in Everyday Life

When We Feel Emotional

Have you ever gotten into a project only to discover it was like an iceberg—more massive than you could have ever imagined? And the more you got into the project, the more you realized just how extensive it was? That’s me right now. Books litter my office floor. Tabs are opened all over my screens.… Continue reading When We Feel Emotional

Forgiveness, Jesus in Everyday Life

But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 1

“But I don’t feel forgiven!” She said in exasperation over a cup of coffee. Ah, there it is. That’s the real issue, isn’t it? Or is it? This sweet Sister confessed her sin; she laid it all out before her Savior. She asked for God’s forgiveness, and He’s faithfully given it. (1 John 1:9) But… Continue reading But I Don’t ‘Feel’ Forgiven…Part 1