Author Archives: everydaywithgodgracechurch

August 14 – Tips for Everyday Life – Back Up Your Faith With Action

Read James 2:14-19  About 5 years ago, area schools started installing buddy benches. The idea behind them was, if a child didn’t have anyone to play with, he/she could go sit on the bench and then, when another child saw … Continue reading

Posted in James, Tips for Everyday Life | Leave a comment

August 13 – Tips for Everyday Life – No Favorites!

Read James 2:1-13 What appropriate words for us today! We find ourselves in a time when the realities of racism have resurfaced. We live in a day when lines are drawn and rocks are thrown on the basis of political … Continue reading

Posted in James, Tips for Everyday Life | Leave a comment

August 12 – Tips for Everyday Life – Listen And Then Do

Read James 1:19-27 Are you like me? Did you stock up on supplies and food when the pandemic first hit? Did you fill your pantry with non-perishable foods and paper products? Did you search for cleaning supplies so you could … Continue reading

Posted in James, Tips for Everyday Life | Leave a comment

August 11 – Tips for Everyday Life – Flee From Sin

Red James 1:13-18 “He chose to give us birth through the word of truth . . .” When Jesus’ brother, James, wrote these words, he wrote from the core of his own existence. “James, a servant of God and of … Continue reading

Posted in James, Tips for Everyday Life | Leave a comment

August 10 – Tips for Everyday Life – Grow in Trial

Read James 1:1-12 2019. What a year! If I had to write a movie script about my year last year, there would be enough material for sequel after sequel, a saga lengthier than Star Wars.  The year began with starting … Continue reading

Posted in James, Tips for Everyday Life | Leave a comment

August 9 – Coward to Conqueror – Ending Well

Read Judges 8:21-32 Recently, I took on a new title. In addition to wife, mother, daughter and sister, I now proudly wear the title of  “grandmother.” Due to complications, I didn’t get to meet my grandson until he was one … Continue reading

Posted in Coward to Conqueror, Judges | Leave a comment

August 8 – Coward to Conqueror – What Dictates?

Read Judges 8:4-19 One lesson I continue to learn is to be careful with my words and actions when my emotions run high. When we are exhausted and drained emotionally, we can easily let our guard down and regret what … Continue reading

Posted in Coward to Conqueror, Judges | Leave a comment

August 7 – Coward to Conqueror – Timely Words

Read Judges 8:1-3 Mother Teresa once said, “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” We all have experienced the power of words, both positive and negative. Words can tear down and words … Continue reading

Posted in Coward to Conqueror, Judges | Leave a comment

August 6 – Coward to Conqueror – Declaration of War

Read Judges 7:18-20 According to the Constitution of the United States, Congress has the authority to declare war. On December 8, 1941, just a day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President  Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a declaration of war … Continue reading

Posted in Coward to Conqueror, Judges | Leave a comment

August 5 – Coward to Conqueror – Redeeming the Broken

Read Judges 7:15-19 The thing molded will not say to the molder, “Why did you make me like this,” will it? Or does not the potter have a right over the clay, to make from the same lump one vessel … Continue reading

Posted in Coward to Conqueror, Judges | Leave a comment