Author Archives: CJ Rapp
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 […]
Psalm 4 (NIV84) For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. 1Answer me when I call to you, O my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; be merciful to me and hear my prayer. 2How long, O men, will you turn my glory into shame? How long […]
Psalm A Day Challenge – I was challenged by my spiritual daughter – a hungry for more of Jesus millennial – to study a Psalm a day with her. We invite you to join us with your thoughts and comments as well. Psalm 3 (NASB95) A Psalm of David, when he fled from […]
I have beening seeing posts on Facebook about super powers… you know the ones… “if I could have a super power it would be ____________________”. Well, I may have mentioned that God has me hanging out in 1st Corinthians 13. Today the I’m reading the AMP Bible (so fun to see how it is worded […]