When I began the Thistlebend discipleship studies, the Lord began to slowly and gently teach me that the “things” I struggled with were sins…I can now sense the battle. I can identify the sin that the flesh so desperately desires and the righteousness that the Spirit desires and supplies. I am thankful I can now call rebellion what it is –sin. And I can now call obedience what it is – Christ in me. To God alone be the glory; great things He has done and continues to do!

The Struggle to Believe God’s Love

by Susan Sampson How do I take the truth that God is love and He loves me to heart and believe it and abide in that love? I honestly don’t […]


by Susan Sampson Have you noticed (or am I the only one who does this?) that there are certain Scriptures that you really only think apply to your children? Philippians […]

Battling for Truth. Battling with Truth.

by Susan Sampson We fight for truth by believing the truth and obeying the truth and not relying on our own insight–even when we don’t feel like it. Jesus wants […]