Author Archives: CJ Rapp
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.
When I invest my time in His Word, worship, and prayer my heart becomes saturated with his goodness and grace and the sweet song of His voice singing over me calms my heart and renews my faith.
If you don’t have something nice to say then don’t say it at all! That is what my Momma used to say. And you know what? She was right! This morning I was behind two women who were gossiping about another gal. It was clear to me they did not know her… but for some […]
One of my favorite questions asked weekly at a church I attended called The Following was, “where did you see Jesus this week?” It was a simple yet complex question… I called it the cricket question because people had to stop and think where did I see Jesus in my circumstances, relationships, challenges, victories… […]
For more than a decade I lived by the slogan, “I’d rather wear out than rust out”. I believed the more work I did for God and others the better. Unfortunately, I fell into a trap that many ministry loving people do – giving without replenishing. By continuing this practice, I had set myself up […]
One of the most difficult things to teach our children and learn for ourselves is the art of COMMUNICATION. If we want to have successful relationships, we must learn to communicate in love especially when we disagree. Communication involves sharing AND listening with the goal of understanding. Unfortunately, many people never learn to work through […]
Psalm a Day Challenge I shared before that I was challenged to read and share a Psalm a day by a young friend of mine. The last week has been a bit overwhelming, so I am behind… but committed! So here are my thoughts on Psalm 5. Psalm 5 (NASB95) For the choir director; for […]