Be careful that you never allow yourself to be motivated by the response of man, but instead focus on imitating Christ in humility, being content to be received as He was, and pleasing your Heavenly Father. For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet … Continue reading Motives
Father God, I invite Your Holy Spirit to mold us bloggers into the people You want us to be. Empower us to keep reaching for the holiness we see in Jesus. Guide us in encouraging other believers (as well as non-believers) to grow in the grace and knowledge of You, while using the many talents … Continue reading A Prayer For WordPress
If our eyes are constantly on the finish line we can sometime miss the enjoyment of actually running the race. We can also miss the valuable lessons that are hidden in the thinking, planning and organizing. We've already won. The victory is ours because of what Jesus accomplished on the cross. That means the teaching … Continue reading The Process
What promises are you waiting on God to fulfill? What sacrifices have you made that can sometime feel like they were done in vain? Do you ever feel like you are looking foolish to those around you, that think your belief in this certain promise is completely over the top? But you know God said … Continue reading Promises, Promises.
Balance, Intent, Relationship. It's been a little while since I posted. It's not that I haven't had anything to write about but just the opposite. There are so many thoughts and topics that have been running through my mind that it's hard to find time to expound on them all. No worries, I'm going to get … Continue reading Establishing Healthier Habits – Pt.2
Almost everywhere you find faith mentioned in the Bible, you'll also find patience. Faith and patience are power twins. Together, they produce every time. Patience without faith, has no power to call into reality the things desired. Since faith is the substance of things we hope for, patience without faith has no substance. Faith is … Continue reading The Power Twins
It's wonderful coming here and connecting with other believers that share the same love for Christ as I do, but for some reason today is different. Today my heart goes out to those that are lost and it reminds me why I share my testimony with others in the first place. I've been where they … Continue reading To: The Lost
I don't know about you, but whenever I am called to do any sort of speaking in church I am coupled with the feeling of excitement and a little self consciousness. I'm excited about doing anything for God, yet, I sometime wonder will I say or do the right thing and if I'm prepared enough. Then something … Continue reading To me and through me…
I thought I'd share with you all what has been repeatedly brought to my attention regarding rest... The sermon preached this past Sunday was from Job 22. The sermon was so good I went home and re-read the scriptures. I also sought out my study bible for a more in depth explanation. Prior to this I was … Continue reading Rest.
Every now and again I get in this mood where I began to think on all the things I wish were different in my life. On the other hand I can't deny how blessed I am and how far the Lord has brought me in this season and throughout my entire life. It can be … Continue reading Gratitude