We are delighted to feature VineWords Contributors and Guest Bloggers. These writers are selected because of their love of the Lord Jesus, and their message. Word count varies with each individual blogger according to his/her writing style. Check this section often to see who has shared his/her story at VineWords.
Therefore thus says the Lord God, “Behold I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; whoever believes will not act hastily.” Isaiah 38:16 NKJV Shifting sand, sinking ground, the Earth buckling and splitting open…. The world around us is constantly changing. It seems to be a state of flux. Where do we turn? Where do we go to find stability, assurance, and a firm foundation? No matter what is happening in … Continue reading →
Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10, NKJV I held Clancy close, my heart breaking. As Dr. Martha hugged me, I saw tears in her eyes. Experiencing her compassion that day gave me the strength God had promised in Isaiah 41:10. I knew I would grieve and miss Clancy terribly, but I … Continue reading →
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. Psalm 91:1-2 NIV Ever have one of those nights when you wake up for no apparent reason and can’t get back to sleep? I had one of those earlier this week and grabbed my phone to do a word search in an attempt to … Continue reading →
Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him. Psalm 62:5 NIV Disappointment, sadness or displeasure because someone or something has failed to fulfill our hopes or expectations. That is disillusionment. We allow disillusionment to become a part of who we are by turning our eyes, our hopes, and our expectations, to the wrong place. Our focus becomes inward instead of upward to God and outward to others. Let’s look at someone in the Bible who … Continue reading →
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 NKJV What an auspicious day it was when I learned about the nutritious benefits of raw foods. Or was it? An entire aisle of raw nutrition at an organic grocery popped into view shortly thereafter, and the granola bars almost leapt off the shelf and into my hands. … Continue reading →