Crumbs – Devil, Begone!

The Greek word Peirasmos is commonly translated temptation. The word can mean “temptation” as in being misled into sin or enticed to do wrong. Or, it can mean trial or testing, as in one’s faith or fidelity being put to the test.   “The whole course of human history may depend on a change of … Continue reading

Devil, Begone!

    Congratulations! In our study of the Lord’s Prayer, we’ve made it through boot camp. We’ve honored God’s name and asked for His perfect will to be done. We’ve turned to Him for our daily provisions. We’ve confessed our sins and asked for a forgiving spirit. Surely, now we’re equipped to go forth. Aren’t we? … Continue reading

Tortellini Salad – Devil, Begone!

Here’s a yummy summer salad just in time for July 4th.  Enjoy!       Tortellini Salad (You can do all the cooking and dicing the day before, but don’t mix ’til day you serve. Use any vegetables you prefer. Use your judgment on the amount. 2 pkgs. of fresh Tortellini with cheese  snow peas broccoli carrots black … Continue reading

Ambrosia Cream Cheese Mold – Unforgiveness, Part Two

Here’s another recipe from my friend in San Antonio. Great for summer!     Ambrosia Cream Cheese Mold (You can double this recipe for a 9×13 pan.) 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup cold water 1 15-oz. unsweetened pineapple tidbits, undrained 1/3 cup sugar Juice of 1 lemon 1 8-oz. cream cheese, softened 1 small can … Continue reading

Crumbs – Unforgiveness, Part Two

“The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.” I Thessalonians 5:24 “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.” But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” Matthew 6:14-15. Our unforgiving spirit places us … Continue reading

Unforgiveness, Too Heavy a Load to Bear Part Two

“Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12)  Do you struggle with unforgiveness? Good news! You don’t have to bear that burden any longer. This segment of the Lord’s Prayer calls us to a forgiving spirit, as well as repentance. Read the above verse again. Does Jesus’ teaching assume we … Continue reading

Crumbs – Unforgiveness, Part One

                                                                         “Unforgiveness is the single most popular poison that the enemy uses against God’s people, and it is one of the deadliest poisons a person can take spiritually.” Cornel Marais                                                                              “One day I talked to a Hindu man, Kamlesh. He told me that he had studied the religions of the World and only one … Continue reading

Unforgiveness – A Load too Heavy to Bear – Part One

“Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” Matthew 6:12                                                                               My friend’s family struggled with unforgiveness at her father’s funeral. Over the years, he had hurt them deeply, with no repentance. That day, the pastor made a statement that gave the family a new perspective on unforgiveness. “If you refuse … Continue reading

Frozen Lemon Mousse – Forgiveness, Part One

Here’s a cool recipe for the summer. A friend in San Antonio served it at a ladies luncheon. Enjoy!       Frozen Lemon Mousse (Serves 12) Cover the bottom and sides of a spring form pan or a deep dish pie plate with either Lemon Thins or *Nabisco Brown Edge Wafers Dessert Cookies (9 1/2 oz. … Continue reading

Recipes: Guest Blogger, Jackie Brown

Mom on a Mission for Christ I’m a blessed mom of four children. I have one in elementary, one entering middle school, one entering pre-school and one entering toddler hood (she just learned to toddle her first steps this month). My life is a whirlwind of events, but nothing is more important to me than … Continue reading