The Emotions of Our Hearts Are a Reflection of God Himself

By Barbara Rainey | August 27, 2018 | 6 Comments

When I was a brand new Christian, and for years after, I had no concept of God having emotions. For me, He was kind and benevolent, though also strict about His laws, sitting on a high throne dispensing justice like a supreme court justice. Our nine justices are stoic, serious, highly intelligent, and make decisions […]

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3 Lies You’ve Been Believing About God (Part One)

By Barbara Rainey | May 25, 2018 | 7 Comments

{The first in a 3-part series} Is it possible you believe fairy tales about God? When I was a child I loved reading fairy tales and make-believe stories.  Somehow the lessons from those stories affected my view of God.  Though I also grew up going to church, when I became a new Christian in my […]

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The Newborn Babe Is Eternal Father

By Barbara Rainey | December 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

So many nights my young children would ask what God looks like. In John 14, Jesus told his disciples, “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.” What a great Christmas gift that we can all receive today. Because the newborn babe came to earth to save us, we can know what the Father is like. […]

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He Is Our Lord of Lords

By Barbara Rainey | December 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

This name of Jesus, Lord of LORDS is paired with King of Kings because they are inseparable like two sides of a coin.  Jesus could not be King over all if He is not Lord over all.  But what does a lord do?  That depends…… Have your children or you ever acted bossy over a […]

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The Babe in the Manger Is The Word

By Barbara Rainey | December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus, the Word, became flesh. To introduce God to all of humanity in a face to face encounter. And that’s what we celebrate at Christmas. That “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth” (John […]

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