The first churches were started by a bunch of common men and women who loved Jesus and loved seeing people meet Jesus. Their success wasn’t based on their position or their training, but on their passion. Attitudes are contagious. One thing I love about the team I serve with is that being around them and… Continue reading Am I Surrounding Myself With The Right People?
Father, today I want to just thank you for the revelation I received during these past five days. I want to ask you to forgive me for running after the temporary peace the world offers. I stand before you today knowing the inheritance Jesus left me is priceless and beyond comparison to any material possessions.… Continue reading Prayer of Peace
If someone special comes over for dinner, you don’t start pulling the leftovers out of the fridge. You go all out to give them your absolute best. God gave us His very best when He sent Jesus to the cross, and God calls us to give our best to Him as well. I once heard… Continue reading Am I Giving It My Best?
According to the Strong's concordance the Hebrew word for heart is "leb" and the Greek word is "kardia" it is the chief organ of physical life and it occupies the most important place in the human system. The heart is also used figuratively as the inner man, the part of man which thinks, lives, has… Continue reading Peace is connected to your heart
When David volunteered to fight Goliath, King Saul told him, “you are not able” (1 Samuel 17:33). He went on to explain that David was no match for the giant because he had “been a warrior from his youth.” When David failed to be persuaded not to fight, Saul attempted to cover him up with… Continue reading ADDICTION MUST FALL
In the story of David and Goliath, we don’t see a lot of anger coming from David. What we do see is a lot of angry people around him. One such individual, as we have seen, was his older brother, who “burned with anger at him” (1 Samuel 17:28). Eliab should have been supportive of… Continue reading ANGER MUST FALL
Thanks. Just the word lifts the spirit. To say thanks is to celebrate a gift. Something. Anything. Animals. Bald spots. Chocolate. Dictionaries. To say thanks is to cross the tracks from have-not to have-much, from the excluded to the recruited. Thanks proclaims, “I’m not disadvantaged, disabled, victimized, scandalized, forgotten, or ignored. I am blessed.” Gratitude… Continue reading Thanks
The epic tale of David and Goliath is one of the most well known stories in the Bible. On one side of the Valley of Elah stands the Philistine army, with their nine-foot-tall champion named Goliath. On the other side of valley stands the Israelite army, cowering in fear under the leadership of their king… Continue reading DEAD BUT STILL DEADLY
You cannot make wrong feelings go away any more than you can make right ones come, but God can and will. If you will simply do what Scripture instructs you to do, you will be able to work through the process of forgiveness. The first thing you decide is to forgive those who have hurt… Continue reading Four Steps to Victory in Forgiveness
Grace is the power of the Holy Spirit coming to us freely, enabling us to do with ease what we could never do on our own. You might find other definitions describing grace as God’s divine favor, and that is certainly true, but His grace is also the power you need to live in victory.… Continue reading Receive His Grace