Author Archives: CJ Rapp
“Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit.” Psalm 32:1-2 NKJV Do you need to feel lighter? If so, then this is such a great passage to think on! In it, David […]
Psalm 37:1-2 (NKJV) Do not fret because of evildoers, Nor be envious of the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, And wither as the green herb. Bothered… that is my current temptation and current condition. I’m bothered: With what is going on in the world With the way […]
And now a word from the Lord! Be anxious for nothing, but in EVERYTHING by prayer and supplication, WITH thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the PEACE of God, with surpasses ALL understanding, WILL GUARD your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ. Philippians 4:6-7 NKJV (my emphasis added) CJ’s translation for […]
“Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” Colossians 4:5–6 (NKJV) Not another one of those calls… “Want to sell your house?” “Do you want to extend your home warranty… how […]
And by the way, when we turn worldly thoughts, attitudes, or beliefs upside down, we are actually setting them upright from a Kingdom perspective.
Understand this, my beloved brothers and sisters. Let everyone be quick to hear (be a careful, thoughtful listener), slow to speak (a speaker of carefully chosen words and), slow to anger (patient, reflective, forgiving); for the (resentful, deep-seated) anger of man does not product the righteousness of God (that standard of behavior which He requires […]
Our attitude and His attributes then spill over into our home and all those living in it because we reflect what we give our face time too!
We must remind ourselves daily of who we are in Christ, and of the character of God or our heart and mind will become afflicted by the evil around us and we will see EVERYTHING as evil and it’s not.
People sometimes say why read the Bible? How is it even relevant for the challenges I face today? I’m here to tell you it is absolutely relevant! The Bible reveals to us who God is and demonstrates his goodness in every chapter and book, it’s also meant to guide us, protect us, and preserve our […]
A family who prays together, who stands together in faith filled agreement can stand against any attack of the enemy.