Philippians 2:13 ( NLT), "God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him." If you’ve been going to church for a good amount of time you’ve probably heard this phrase at some point, “come as you are”. I have always understood this phrase to mean it doesn’t … Continue reading Come As You Are
Psalm 34:17(NIV), "The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles." Has anyone besides me ever asked themselves this question, “Is God Listening?” I know I've asked myself this question more times than I can even remember throughout my relationship with Jesus. Usually for me, as a Christian, … Continue reading Is God Listening?
Luke 7:13 (NLT), "When the Lord saw her, his heart overflowed with compassion. “Don’t cry!” he said." In this story in the book of Luke, a widow had lost her only son. The funeral was in progress when Jesus saw her. He ended up walking over to the coffin, touching it, and speaking to the … Continue reading Don’t Cry!
Romans 6:23(NLT), “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.” Last week I wrote about the dangers of sin, the power of the cross, and how sin no longer has rule and reign over us once we accept Jesus as our Savior. … Continue reading But the Gift of God is Eternal Life (part 2)
HE FIRST LOVED US, (1 John 4:19). Happy Valentine's Day!
Romans 6:23(NLT), “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.”When we’re in Christ sin no longer has dominion over us. We may struggle with certain sins, but that struggle does not define who we are because through the blood of Christ we … Continue reading But the Gift of God is Eternal Life (part 1)
Father, Thank you for allowing us to see this day. We pray that You will show us how to trust You, even when we do not understand what is going on. Learning to trust You is not always easy, but it is something that develops as our relationship with You grows. As we trust You, … Continue reading Prayer to Trust God