I once read that fear is the opposite of faith, but you know what? That doesn’t quite add up when you really think about it. Why? Because faith is a choice and a gift from God. On the other hand, fear is a feeling. If you think about it, that means you can be feeling … Continue reading Fear Is Not the Opposite of Faith
To some this might seem elementary, but I think it is worth review. Because do we really know what the phrase "born again" means? Even for those of us who claim to be born again, we must know how to define it clearly. If not for ourselves, then we must know for the sake of … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?
Be on the lookout for things that distract you from pure and simple devotion to Christ. Many things abound in this world to steal our attention away from what truly matters. Fears and distractions can crash upon us in wave after wave, threatening to knock us down. This is even more true as the COVID-19 … Continue reading Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions
I was recently encouraged by several gems from Luke 1:5-17 as I meditated on God's Word. There are great truths to be gleaned from this passage. In this narrative, we find Zacharias and Elizabeth faithfully following the Lord and His ways. An area of lack remained in their lives despite this. Almost surprisingly, we discover … Continue reading Facing Lack or Delay? Stay Faithful to the Lord
How often do we search our hearts with the help of the Holy Spirit, seeking to know why we do what we do? Take the time, ask Him to shine the Light of His refining torch into your soul. The things we do, do we do them to fulfill a need within us or because … Continue reading Why We Do What We Do