The a,b,c’s of Believing: Y – Yielded

God always makes his grace visible in Christ, who includes us as partners of his endless triumph. Through our yielded lives he spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of God everywhere we go. 2 Corinthians 2: 14 TPT There is an old hymn, now in the public domain, that we used to sing in church…

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The abc’s of Believing: R – Reviving

You, O God, sent the reviving rain upon your weary inheritance,showers of blessing to refresh it. Psalm 68:9 TPT I have a deep down wariness of what I call, “ritualized-religion.” This is because I have lived with it’s numbing effects. I am painfully familiar with it’s dry and weary landscapes. Can you imagine being a…

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The abc’s of Believing: Q – Quiet

Quiet your heart in his presence and pray; keep hope alive as you long for God to come through for you. And don’t think for a moment that the wicked in their prosperity are better off than you. Psalm 37:7 TPT One of the most difficult things for me to do when I have to…

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The abc’s of Believing: P – Peace

The Supremacy of Christ: “He is the divine portrait, the true likeness of the invisible God, and the first-born heir of all creation.  For through the Son everything was created, both in the heavenly realm and on the earth, all that is seen and all that is unseen. Every seat of power, realm of government, principality,…

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Paralysis Vs. Possibilities

Stop pointing out problems. Become part of the solution. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase The Lion We’ve all heard that old line, “You can be part of the problem or you can be part of the solution,” right? Sure we all want to be part of God’s redemptive solutions in this world. So…

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Warrior’s Stance

Face your fears. Fight for your dreams. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chasers Manifesto, Chase the Lion In the Lion Chasers Manifesto we finally come to a vital part of possessing our destiny: The Warrior’s Stance. Where do you face your fears? Where do you fight for your dreams? Where do you assume the stance of…

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The abc’s of Believing: M – More

What do you want more than anything? I guarantee, what your heart hungers for? You will go after it. It will probably be one of the first things you think about when you wake up in the morning, and it will be there when you close your eyes, at the end of the day. Created…

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In Trials and Triumph

Run to the roar. Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-given passions. Go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion In every dream there are days of trial and days of triumph. (That’s just telling it true.) Giving birth to anything is hard sweaty…

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Wrap-around God!

Here is the scripture prayer I have chosen to begin each new day in my “prayer circle” in 2019. I have decided to begin each new day by glorifying our Wrap-around God! So, I have chosen The Passion Translation for Psalm 115, because in addition to reading Mark Batterson’s, Draw the Circle I have also…

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Normal Is Way Overrated!

Lion chasers don’t run away; lion chasers run to the roar. -Mark Batterson “Normal is overrated.” or so says Mark Batterson. “Now, in my sixties,” I have wholeheartedly decided. “He is right!” “Bah and humbug, to the status quo!” that’s my new motto. I have been playing it safe for much too long, and I…

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