You may feel free and peaceful one day, then the next day life happens. Someone hurts your feelings. Satan sets you up to steal your joy. Your feelings lie to you. Life happens, and you have to get adjusted again. To continually guard against the fiery darts of the enemy, you will have to renew […]Read More REST UNDER GOD’S WING
Because sin is alive in our bodies (Romans 7:23) and because we are beset with weakness (Hebrews 5:2), the kind of shame we often experience is a potent combination of failure and pride. We fail morally (sin), we fail due to our limitations (weakness), and we fail because the creation is subject to futility and […]Read More unashamed
I Believe God puts us in impossible situations sometimes just to show us His power, His strength, His grace that when we are at our weakest point that is when His Grace is sufficient. It is possible to live a life for Jesus but only trusting Him and not ourselves. Paul, who wrote to the […]Read More IMPOSSIBLE/POSSIBLE
2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” I’ve been there, I think you have too. Maybe situations in your life has caused […]Read More Steps Back to God
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When we first got saved, the life we lived was no longer for ourselves but for Him. We were now his. There was an exchange that took place; God totally raptured our hearts, and we had a fire inside of us that could not be contained. But as the years go by, the trials, temptations, […]Read More Are You In or Out?
When I was younger, I loved playing hide-n-seek. I don’t mean to brag but I was a great hider. Whenever me and my sister would travel to my grandmothers house for the weekend, my grandmother would always make sure to sneak in a game of hide-n-seek. I was the best at it because I had […]Read More Calvary’s Shadow
History tells us of men who almost made it. “If I were to ask you what Charles Pinckney, Horatio Seymour, Alton Parker and James Cox have in common?” Most people would not know who these men were. These men ran for the United States presidency. Obviously these who did not win, but almost won. History […]Read More Are You Committed?
We all have those moments/seasons where the hustle and bustle of life, distractions left and right, struggles that seem to get stronger, temptations here and there, But we read in 1 Corinthians 10:13 ” No temptation has overtaken man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with […]Read More a way
Genesis 32:23,24 23 He took them and sent them across the stream, and everything else that he had. 24 And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day. Jacob was left alone and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. It seems as if the man waited until Jacob was alone, […]Read More COMPLETE SOLITUDE
Why would a good and loving God allow us to go through such things? death of a child Diseases Injuries Financial hardships Worry Fear There are seasons of our life where God has to put us under the microscope; leads us through the fire, begins to take us through some afflictions that we start asking […]Read More GLORY TOOOOOO GLORY
It’s April Fools’ Day, and whatever its origins, the Scriptures have something to say about playing the fool. There is uncertainty about how and when people began mocking the fool on the first day of April. Many think it goes back to sixteenth-century France when the nation changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian. […]Read More Don’t be a fool
The Resurrection of Christ brings hope. The late Emil Brunner once said, “What oxygen is for the lungs, such is hope for the meaning of human life.” As the human organism is dependent on a supply of oxygen, so humanity is dependent on its supply of hope. Yet today hopelessness and despair are everywhere. […]Read More The Blessed Hope
letting go sometimes is a hard thing to do, especially when you’re young and you have so many dreams, ambitions and desires that you want to go after. But have you left God out of the equation? Are you going after His will or your way? When the Lord asks us to do something it […]Read More His Will, His Ways
Luke 7: 36-38 And one of the Pharisees desired Him that He would eat with him. And He went into the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to meat. And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee’s house brought an alabaster […]Read More Come Boldly
It is our nature to put our trust in ourselves, in someone or something. The hardest thing to do I believe as being a Christian is to totally trust God in what seems to be an unwavering circumstance. Whether we think we know it all, we don’t. Our perception of things is not the […]Read More PROVERBS 3:5
Jeremiah 33:3 “Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things which you do not know.” The God of the Universe, who spoke the stars into existence, who spoke things into being. Who made man, and made a way for us all to know Him, yearns to hear […]Read More Call Unto Me
As I get older, I realize I’m getting grumpier. Well, not like an old man you encounter in a nursing home. But I’ve noticed I’m not as kind as I used to be. Sounds like I’m a jerk but I’m really not. I’ve been prideful, no way to put it. I don’t trust people like […]Read More BE HUMBLE.