Turning Point… Part Two

In our last post we were discussing a decision that we must all make. Will we follow Jesus even when He allows things to happen in our lives that seem to make no sense—that may actually seem to contradict His promises? Every disciple will come to this crossroads at some point, and I love the…

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The abc’s of Believing: H – Honor

Instead of shame and dishonor, you will enjoy a double share of honor. You will possess a double portion of prosperity in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours. Isaiah 61:7 NLT The season of gift giving has come! Hurray! And, I believe God has five gifts of Grace, that He wants you to…

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The abc’s of Believing: G – Generosity

Give away your life; you’ll find life given back, but not merely given back—given back with bonus and blessing. Giving, not getting, is the way. Generosity begets generosity.”  Luke 6: 37-38  The Message This is the season of giving and generosity, or it’s supposed to be. We live in a land of so much abundance.…

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The abc’s of Believing: F – Faithful

Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;  Deuteronomy 7:9 When you can’t see a thing. When it looks like all His promises stand contradicted? That’s when you know what you believe. In Mere Christianity C.…

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The abc’s of Believing: E – Encompass

Just as the mountains surround and protect Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds and protects his people. Psalm 125: 2 TLB It is a watershed day when you finally learn—God protects in and through the storms of life—as well as from them. The day you come to believe that changes everything. “In this world you will…

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Grumpy Gratitude?

Why don’t you bring me the sacrifices I desire? Bring me your true and sincere thanks, and show your gratitude by keeping your promises to me, the Most High. Honor me by trusting in me in your day of trouble. Cry aloud to me, and I will be there to rescue you.  Psalm 50: 14-15…

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God Of Weak Knees

So be made strong even in your weakness by lifting up your tired hands in prayer and worship. And strengthen your weak knees, for as you keep walking forward on God’s paths all your stumbling ways will be divinely healed! Hebrews 12: 12-13 TLB My earliest memories are recollections filled with fear. From as far back as I…

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The abc’s of Believing: D – Decisive

“I heard his voice. At the sound of it I fainted, fell flat on the ground, face in the dirt. A hand touched me and pulled me to my hands and knees.‘Daniel,’ he said, ‘man of quality, listen carefully to my message. And get up on your feet. Stand at attention. I’ve been sent to…

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Prayer by L. Ravenhill

The Gospel Of Prayer There’s nothing more transfiguring than prayer. People often ask, “Why do you insist on prayer so much?” The answer is very simple – because Jesus did. You could change the title of the Gospel according to St. Luke to the Gospel of Prayer. It’s the prayer life of Jesus. The other…

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