Faithfully following Jesus is anything but easy. It's a heart change that is devoted to life change that remains in that life with Jesus. If we are to follow Jesus, then we need to be more like Him in every way. It takes sacrifice, dedication, self-discipline, self-control, humility and daily surrender to The Cross. It's […]
About Rebecca Martz-Newlon
I'm a very simple person with a radical love for Jesus.
Married for 40 years. 2 children & 4 grandchildren. I love to share the joy of Jesus & help people grow in Jesus.
Entries by Rebecca Martz-Newlon
Do you ever have days where you don't feel so strong, possible thoughts of why keep going, or maybe you think you don't measure up to what God has called you to? Truth is, we all have those days. Those thoughts are not from God. He is not a God of guilt, discouragement or shame. […]
Genuine love is a true freedom many do not experience. Many use the word love, but express it with hesitation and limits. With Jesus there are no limits and He wants His followers to remove all limits also. Genuine love is a spiritual covering Jesus commanded His followers to live out, John 13:34. Are you […]
Not only is prayer the most powerful weapon we have, but when we put faith behind it and believe God hears us, amazing things happen. Put prayer to good use by praying for others, for your family, church and Pastor. God uses our prayers to accomplish His will. He will not and cannot be contained. […]
A ruler is a useful tool. When put to proper use it can tell us how long, how deep and how wide something is. By knowing this, it gives us opportunity to build, repair and create many things. So it is with Jesus, if He rules in our hearts by putting His tools to proper […]
Great joy entered the earth at the birth of Jesus, Luke 2:10. He exemplified joy. Joy is a gift given. Joy is a fruit and it's our duty to attain it. Joy remains with us through the storms of life because Jesus is joy and our strength. Joy will not spoil or fade and no […]
The most powerful effects of a believer is the conversion of their soul that is engaging and committed in a life that seeks the righteousness of Christ Jesus. His way is the only way, John 14:6. His victory is seen through a heart of obedience that is compelled and constrained by His love that is […]
I am grateful God didn't judge me in my sin, but loved me so wildly. With great excellence His untamable love led me straight into His arms, then carried me to the foot of The Cross of forgiveness. When you feel the need to judge and criticize others, remember where you were when God forgave […]
Have you ever thought you better shape up, stop whining and complaining about something, or a spanking was headed your way? Yeah, me too. There are times we want something, but God has other plans. So we whine, beg and complain to Him. We act like spoiled brats until our Heavenly Father says, “enough.” We […]
Psalm 85:10 Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other. God is steadfast and faithful. He seeks true worshippers who are faithful, steadfast, who will worship Him in the Spirit and in truth, John 4:23. Resolve in your heart and mind to be galvanized, devoted, unswerving and with constant dedication. Take your […]