• The Peace of God

      The Peace of God | by Shelly McGraw No matter how exciting life can be sometimes, it can also be full of anxiety. For example, I love learning but I hate taking tests. Seriously. I hate it. My brain overthinks every single question and I begin to trip over the...

  • Thursday’s Thought – May 11th

    written by: Shelly McGraw  Days 127-133 Romans 3; Romans 4; Romans 5; Romans 6; Romans 7; Genesis 15:1-6 Adam and Eve were the first humans to sin, causing the human race to fall into a separation from God. Yet another man named Jesus was the first to bring enteral life....

  • Thursday’s Thought – May 4th

    by: Shelly McGraw Days 120-126 2 Peter 1; 2 Peter 2; 2 Peter 3; Romans 1; Romans 2; Psalm 19:1-4 No matter how long we’ve had a relationship with Jesus, or how spiritually mature we think we are, we still need to regularly refresh our faith and remind our fickle...

  • Thursday’s Thought-April 20th

    by Shelly McGraw  Days 106-112 Mark 12; Mark 13; Mark 14; Mark 15; Mark 16; Psalm 22:1-5 Many of us have had a less than stellar example of what a father is supposed to be and it can often leave us with an unbalanced view of who our Heavenly Father...

  • Thursday’s Thought-April 13th

      written by: Shelly McGraw   Days 99-105 Mark 7; Mark 8; Mark 9; Mark 10; Mark 11; Psalm 146:5-10 One of the main ways the enemy tries to attack our church families is through division. It’s so tempting sometimes to start criticizing someone else’s ministry because it doesn’t look like...

  • Thursday’s Thought-April 6th

    written by: Shelly McGraw Days 92-98 Mark 2; Mark 3; Mark 4; Mark 5; Mark 6; 1 Samuel 21:1-6   You may have heard or read about the story where Jesus feeds the five thousand. But, you may not have noticed the young boy who offered a small gift to...

  • Thursday’s Thought-March 16th

    written by Shelly McGraw Days 71-77 1 Timothy 1:12-20; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; 1 Timothy 3:1-13; 1 Timothy 4; 1 Timothy 5:17-22; Ezekiel 18:21-32 No one has a perfect family tree. No matter how “put together” someone seems, there’s always a heritage of mistakes, regrets, and skeletons just waiting to be...

  • Thursday’s Thought-March 9th

    written by Shelly McGraw Days 64-70 Rev 18:20-24; 19:11-16; 20:11-15; 21:1-7; 22:8-21; Isaiah 65:17-19   Last week, we read about The Ancient of Days and how Daniel describes his vision of God’s throne:   10 A river of fire was flowing, coming out from before him. Thousands upon thousands attended him;...

  • Thursday’s Thought-March 2nd

    written by Shelly McGraw Days 57-63 Revelation 13:11-18; 14:1-5; 15; 16:17-21; 17:7-14; Daniel 7:13-14 Part of this week’s reading was Daniel 7:13-14. But to understand this section of Scripture, you have to understand Daniel, what was happening around him, and why God chose to use him. Daniel the prophet During...

  • Thursday’s Thought-February 23rd

    written by Shelly McGraw Days 50-56 Revelation 8:1-6; 9:13-21; 10; 11:15-19; 12:7-12; Zechariah 4:6   It’s so easy to get caught up in putting our faith and trust in our human abilities, strength, and intellect when God calls us to act. However, in this weeks reading of Zechariah chapter 4,...