New Religion

Manna Moments

Posted By lizpetruzzi 25 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - He sacrificed his own son in the fire, practiced divination, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritualists. He did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing His anger. 2 Kings 21:6 King Hezekiah is very sick. Isaiah, the prophet approaches, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you […]

Gather Me Close

Posted By lizpetruzzi 27 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing.” –Jesus, Matthew 23:37 Gather me close, under Your wings. I’ve stoned those sent to me with messages I […]

The Fence is a Lie

Posted By lizpetruzzi 32 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that…” Martin Luther King Jr. It seemed innocent enough – people I knew, church people had the thing, the item I wanted. I justified. Even Jesus’ garment was of such good quality, solders drew lots to acquire it not knowing in doing so, they fulfilled prophesy. […]

Surprised by Joy

Posted By lizpetruzzi 34 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - “It is only when our lives are emptied that we’re surprised by how truly full our lives were.” –Ann Voscamp Darkness surrounds, embraces, enfolds. Silently we slip through sea grape and sand. Moving without words, hunched over, an opening appears. Light and beauty make me gasp. Moon’s full orb lights water’s inky blackness, creates a […]

Storm Rider

Posted By lizpetruzzi 58 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the One who helps you.” Isaiah 41:13 Come to Me – I give rest to those who labor. The heavily laden. The burdens you carry I never intended. Lay it down, let it go. […]

Double Trouble

Posted By lizpetruzzi 58 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 It wasn’t intentional. It was an accommodation. A kindness. A compromise. I didn’t want to be that Christian. The one who makes sure everyone knows they don’t drink or let […]

Tree of Life

Posted By lizpetruzzi 58 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - Fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true. Bear and abide. Branch attached to vine. Fruit bearing branches pruned. Encouraged to bear even more. Heart’s produce praises God. Acknowledges His Name. Father glorifying fruit. Vine identification. Spirit of life and peace. Humility and gentleness. Love bearing fruit full of […]

Hope on a Hill

Posted By lizpetruzzi 58 days ago on Religion

https://lizpetruzzi.com - As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18 This world is passing away along with its desires. Trials and temporary trouble. Hardship and loss. Worldly treasure. Citizen […]