Category Archives: Marissa Dodgen

Psalms of Summer – Incline Your Ear To Me || Marissa Dodgen

“I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God;  incline your ear to me; hear my words.  Wondrously show your steadfast love,  O Savior of those who seek refuge  from their adversaries at your right hand.  Keep me as the apple of your eye;  hide me in the shadow of your wings,  from […]

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Psalms of Summer- Psalm 13 || Marissa Dodgen

Do me, & yourself, a quick favor & read Psalm 13. Now, read it again, out loud this time. Did you notice how David’s prayer or outcry progressed? Take another look at verses 1 & 2. “How long” is used 4 times. David is pleading with God in the first two verses. “How long, O […]

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Fruit of Life – Self Control || Marissa Dodgen

This morning I was sitting on my swing & I wrote something about how a “miraculous” event wasn’t actually miraculous, but more God providing me with self-control. Something clicked when I wrote that. You see, I have been looking at the Greek meanings & roots of self control & looking up all the Bible verses […]

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Fruit of Life – Gentleness || Marissa Dodgen

As I sat down to research for today’s topic, I realized that somehow we got it on our schedule to post out of order [face palm]. But oh, well. Gentleness is still gentleness even if it is coming after goodness instead of faithfulness. It is what it is, right? Gentleness is another topic that seems […]

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