Different :: Five Minute Friday {www.boldlytanya.com}

Different :: Five Minute Friday

Dec 15th, 2017 Five Minute Friday

It is time for Five Minute Friday (where I free write for five minutes and post the results for the world to see). Today’s word is different. My free write lies between the slashes (//). “But there is a great difference between Adam’s sin and God’s gracious gift. For the sin of this one man, Adam, brought death to many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and…

Only :: Five Minute Friday {www.boldlytanya.com}

Only :: Five Minute Friday

Dec 8th, 2017 Five Minute Friday

We Christians, by definition, are believers. We believe in God. We believe the Bible is His Living Word. We believe Jesus Christ is the son of God. We believe in his human life, death, and resurrection. We believe he will come again. We believe in the Holy Spirit and His constant and guiding presence our lives. And the list goes on…

But do we “only believe”?

Near :: Five Minute Friday {www.boldlytanya.com}

Dec 1st, 2017 Five Minute Friday

“Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them” (Luk 15:1-2 ESV). //These scriptures convict me because often, I am like the Pharisee. I judge people. I try to assess whether they are worthy of my company or my children’s company. I don’t think I am the…

Overcome :: #Write31Days #5mfw {Day 27} www.boldlytanya.com

Overcome :: #Write31Days #5mfw {Day 27}

Oct 27th, 2017 31 Days In the Word

“I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world” (Jhn 16:33 NLT). //The squeal of delight you may have heard this morning came from me upon opening the email with today’s prompt in it. It is overcome!!! I immediately knew what to…

Change :: #Write31Days #5mfw {Day 26} www.boldlytanya.com

Change :: #Write31Days #5mfw

Oct 26th, 2017 31 Days In the Word

“For you are not a true Jew just because you were born of Jewish parents or because you have gone through the ceremony of circumcision. No, a true Jew is one whose heart is right with God. And true circumcision is not merely obeying the letter of the law; rather, it is a change of heart produced by God’s Spirit. And a person with a…