Throw Back Thursday: Confessions of a Book Nerd

For awhile now, I have been wanting to start a new feature here on Getting Real: Throwback Thursdays.  I thought it would be great to go back and find some of my favorite posts and “reshare” them.  I know I have a hard time staying up to date on the current blogs let alone what anyone wrote before I started following them.  So, I am really excited about this new feature!!!! Continue reading “Throw Back Thursday: Confessions of a Book Nerd”

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Breaking Free from the Bondage of Betrayal

Since January 2014 I have been doing a study on Breaking Free by Beth Moore.  Yes a year is a long time to spend on one book, but I’m not just reading, I’m memorizing the scriptures, answering the questions, doing chapter outlines, and trying to apply all that I am learning.  I cannot move on to the next chapter until I feel like I have … Continue reading Breaking Free from the Bondage of Betrayal

Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (part 3)

First of all, I would like to apologize for leaving you hanging. On Wednesday I led you all to believe I would be finishing this up on Thursday, but I forgot it was Thankful Thursday. I then intended to finish up on Friday, but it was just not coming together. It has always been my practice to not post anything unless I was 100% sure … Continue reading Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (part 3)

Understanding, Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Part 2)

As I promised, today we will be looking hard at grace and obedience and how together they will help us become stronger Christians. (Please read yesterday’s intro to see kind of where we are going this week.) Titus 3:5. “ Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy, He saved us.” Ephesians 2:8, “ For by grace you have … Continue reading Understanding, Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Part 2)

Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Introduction)

Okay, some people have asked me about posting the message I gave at a church earlier this month. Unfortunately, I did not think to record it, so I just decided I would post a written version. Now, this written message is a little different from the one I gave verbally as I am not under a time constraint here and the Holy Spirit changed a … Continue reading Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Introduction)