Emma Danzey’s mission in life stems from Ephesians 3:20-21, inspiring young women to embrace the extraordinary. One of her greatest joys is to journey with the Lord in His Scriptures. She is wife to Drew and they have been married for over a year. Drew and Emma serve with Upstate CRU college ministry in South Carolina. Emma is an avid writer for Salem Web Network and provides articles on the Bible, life questions, and on the Christian lifestyle. Her article on Interracial Marriage was the number 1 viewed article on Crosswalk for the year 2021. All the glory to the Lord! She has the joy of being the host of Her Many Hats podcast where she explores the many roles that women play while serving One God.
Emma enjoys singing/songwriting, fitness classes, trying new recipes, home makeover shows, and drinking tea! During her ministry career, Emma recorded two worship EP albums, founded and led Polished Conference Ministries, ran the Refined Magazine, and served in music education for early childhood. Currently, she is in the editing stages of her first published book on singleness. Emma also had the privilege of being a national spokesperson for Mukti Mission based out of India. Mukti has been working to restore shattered lives in India for over 120 years. You can view her articles through her blog at emmadanzey.wordpress.com
The season of summer is upon us, and kids are ready to be out of school. However, for some this will be the last time that they are in their school. Graduations are right around the corner and many emotions come along with it.
Because Jesus came and died for us and rose, we do not have to go through a priest anymore to get to God. When Jesus ascended, He sent the Holy Spirit to all who believe in Him. God is with us, and we can always communicate with Him. This is a great gift, but often overlooked.
God uses the example of moms to reveal His greater love for us. When we think about how selfless, kind, and sacrificial the love of a mother is, it is a glimpse of the way that our Savior loves us. God reminds us of His loyalty in Isaiah, with the example of a loving mom. We are forever His and He loves us so much.
This message to the disciples is still a command to all believers today. We are called to be the witnesses of Christ to this world. You likely do not live in Jerusalem, so let’s break down what this means for us in this day and age.
Noah’s life and story point us to how wicked our hearts are in sin. Christ has rescued us from eternal destruction, and our choices to live by His Spirit will also result in amazing spiritual blessings. Noah was righteous, he lived many years, was obedient, his family was blessed through him, and he fully trusted in the Lord. We can look at his life as an example for our own today.
What is interesting to ponder is that we know Jesus knew this fig tree did not bear fruit (it was not even fig season). So why would he have cursed the tree? It was not out of sin, but out of making an example.
Psalm 139 is a beautiful passage full of richness in relationship with our God. It reminds us that we are completely under His care, that He has created us with purpose, that He loves us so much, and that He is always with us. Today, take some time to thank the Lord that He cares personally for you.
Who is your “Samuel” right now? What child or children has God placed in your care and how can you share the gospel in faith and leave the results up to the Lord? May we remember Samuel as we witness to the next generation.
Whoever places their faith in Jesus and His sacrifice discovers an unveiled face, freedom, and the Holy Spirit’s seal. Because we can meet with Him unhindered, we can learn from Him and live for His glory. When others see us, they will see the love of the Father.
There is a widespread joke among the church that there are words commonly referred to as “Christian-ese.” This simply means that they are phrases or words used among believers that may not be understood by everyone. It can actually be very confusing for a person who did not grow up in the church, or someone who is new to the Bible, to hear lingo like this among a group of people. It can almost be like another language. (Hence Christian-ese) Today we are going to break down some Christian words and their significance.
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