The Wide or Narrow Gate; Which Will You Choose?
By Sandra Sheridan | | Decision-Making, Family History, Family Life, Heaven, Hope, Salvation, Transforming the Mind, Wisdom for Living
We make hard choices each day! The wide or narrow gate analogy pertains to matters of wisdom and the matter of eternal life. Choose carefully.
All You Have to Do is Ask Seek Knock
By Sandra Sheridan | | God’s Power, Heaven, Holy Spirit, Prayer, Prayer, Salvation, Spiritual Disciplines, Wisdom for Living
Are you struggling to do and be what God expects? Humble yourself like a child to receive God's power. All you have to do is ask seek knock!
Hanging on to Discernment
By Sandra Sheridan | | Comfort, Decision-Making, Help for the Hurting, Spiritual Disciplines, Transforming the Mind, Wisdom for Living
Jesus said not to judge others. He meant not to be unnecessarily critical of those around you, but make sure to hang onto discernment!
How is Your Spiritual Vision?
By Sandra Sheridan | | Comfort, Faith, Family History, Family Life, God’s Provision, Heaven, Help for the Hurting, Spiritual Disciplines, Transforming the Mind, Wisdom for Living
Bad spiritual vision, like bad physical vision, causes many problems and unnecessary stress. So get your eyes checked and see things as God does
Storing Up Treasures in Heaven and Auction Day
By Sandra Sheridan | | Auction, Decision-Making, Family Life, Heaven, Knowing God, Wisdom for Living
Auctions are a good reminder that storing up treasures in heaven pleases the Lord. “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
The Lord’s Prayer – Jesus’ Pattern for Praying
By Sandra Sheridan | | Heaven, Knowing God, Prayer, Spiritual Disciplines
The Lord’s Prayer is the best known example of how to approach God in meaningful conversation. Use it as a guide when praying.
By Sandra Sheridan | | Encouragement, Heaven, Transforming the Mind
Yesterday Abigail and I went to the eye doctor. Both of us have been having some blurred vision and needed to get our prescriptions updated. Sorry to say, I have now entered the world of bifocals. This verse came to mind as I was lamenting my introduction to the annoyances of being in my late 40s. Even in my frustration, I decided I do not want to go back to a younger me. Over the years I have grown closer to God and have developed a deeper relationship with Him that I would never want to give up. As my earthly eyes have diminished, my heavenly vision has been strengthened. Dealing with any problem here, no matter how painful, is insignificant when we focus our eyes on Christ and eternity. Earthly trials will only last for a short time whereas for Christians our future with the LORD in heaven is forever.
God’s Word is a Lamp
By Sandra Sheridan | | Encouragement
During my childhood and teen years, I spent many delightful weeks each summer at a camp in Halstead, PA. All year long I would look forward to returning to this peaceful haven where I enjoyed Christian friends as well as God’s beautiful creation. Camp Iroquoina was located down a long, windy, and dusty road nestled in the Pocono Mountains. My time there shaped my life in more ways than one.
Life from Death
By Sandra Sheridan | | Encouragement, Obedience
Looking through my photos the other day I found a picture I had taken a few summers ago. I snapped it because it was so unusual. On our side porch where the concrete pad meets the brick wall a petunia plant had grown up and blossomed with vibrant pink flowers. This beautiful gift from God had sprung up from a crack in the barren, dead concrete.
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