Unlocked Archives

  • February 1, 2023

    "Search me, God, and know my heart.” When my heart doesn't know itself. When my thoughts and my feelings are so jumbled and confused that I can't see the truth through the fog. Every day, O Father, search me and know my heart. . “Test me and know my anxious thoughts.” When previously calm waters [...]

  • August 31, 2021

    I. am here, Oh, my Maker, surrendered to You. Fill me with Your love in all that I do. I am here, my Defender, You save me from fear. Hold me in Your hand and wipe ev'ry tear. I am here, My dear Father, You hold me so tight. Keep me in Your arms. I'm [...]

  • August 6, 2021

    Just like when He led the Israelites of old, God is also leading us to a promised land. When Jesus was on earth, He made a promise to all those who would believe in Him, saying, “I am going to prepare a place for you” (John 14:2). Throughout the whole Bible, God reminds us of [...]

  • August 5, 2021

    In the Old Testament, God promised to give His people a land to call home. He made a covenant (a promise) with Abram, promising him that he would have so many descendants that they would become a great multitude. He also told Abram that his descendants would be forced to serve in a foreign land [...]

  • July 21, 2021

    What do you want to be when you grow up? I never liked that question because I never had a good answer. My sister wanted to be a Bible translator, my brother dreamed of becoming a missionary pilot, but me? All I could say was, “A mom.” That was part of what I wanted to [...]

  • July 20, 2021

    Do you know what your name means? Recently, I looked up my name, Macy. I found out that "Macy" might come from a Hebrew word that means “Gift of Yahweh.” (Yahweh is one of God's names, and it means I am). I also discovered that the Greek form of the word my name comes from [...]

  • January 29, 2021

    I was recently helping at a Christian camp for younger girls. One morning, we took a hike along a creek until we ended up at a rope bridge. As I was helping the kids across the bridge, one girl asked me how she could get to the other side of the creek. I motioned to [...]