Posts by jmarienapper

The Best Way to Love Yourself

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Best Way to Love Yourself

The Best Way to Love Yourself

Obedience to God is one of the best ways to love yourself. It is the daily bath that wards off the disease of terrible consequences. Applied to the private parts of your heart, obedience disinfects and deodorizes what might otherwise stink up your character.

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While You Are Hurting

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on While You Are Hurting

It had been lurking in the shadows of my heart: a hurt I had incurred about a week prior. Busyness made it shy, but when the quiet came, the hurt limped back to center stage.

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Comfort in Your Waiting Place

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Comfort in Your Waiting Place

Have you ever started out on a venture that took longer and was much harder than you anticipated? Maybe you’ve thought of quitting and writing it all off as a big mistake…

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All You’ll Ever Need

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on All You’ll Ever Need

What if you’re too weak or scared or insecure to be a slayer? What if you need a place to heal or to be inspired and encouraged?

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The Bad Fruit

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Bad Fruit

In Genesis 3, it talks about the fall of Adam and Eve. I’d like to keep focus on the fruit. The serpent came along and tempted Eve with a piece of fruit. God told Adam and Eve they couldn’t eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 2:17 NIV) God told Adam and Eve if they ate of the tree they would surely die. The serpent started by telling Eve lies. He twisted what God told Adam and Eve not to do. The serpent told Eve that he knew that God didn’t want them to be like Him. The serpent told Eve that she would be like God; knowing good and evil. Eve started inspecting the fruit...

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