Women of Self-Control

Yielding to God “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline” (2 Timothy 1:7 NIV). Self‑control is self‑discipline coming from a sound mind. Practicing self‑control does not mean a person is emotionless or robotic. It means that they are governed by God’s control of their life, overruling their desire for control. Fear can challenge self‑control. While godly self‑control allows us to stop and listen for God’s voice, fear can cause us to []

News and Views

Religious Fighting in eastern Congo, which has more than 120 armed groups, has simmered for years but spiked in late 2021 with the resurgence of the M23 group, which had been largely dormant for nearly a decade. The rebels have captured swaths of land and are accused by the United Nations of committing atrocities against civilians. Eastern Congo is also increasingly grappling with violence linked to Islamic militants. In January, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for killing at least 14 people []

Today in Prophecy

Russia Invades Ukraine: One Year Into the War “And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying, Son of man, set thy face toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him, and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal” (Ezekiel 38:1-3 Revised Version, Improved and Corrected — RVIC). A year into the war with Ukraine, Russia has suffered a major []

Women of Patience

In Your Patience, Possess Ye Your Souls “(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth” (Hebrews 11:38). — Todd Alexander There is a song in the heart of every woman of God. It is the song of trust and faith. Her song guides her into knowledge, understanding, and discernment as she seeks Him. She walks differently than others, and by her example, she is a beacon of light. []


Godliness is Great Gain “For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come (1 Timothy 4:8 ESV. Other scriptures from RVIC unless noted otherwise.) — Len Griehs Women’s athletics have gained in popularity over the past fifty years. From challenging beginnings, today, forty percent of organized sports participants are female, according to the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women []