When others of influence share their message (whether through teaching, preaching, books, songs or prophesy), we want to be discerning of the emphasis of the message, of who or what it promotes. “For many will come in (on the strength of) My name [appropriating the name which belongs to Me], saying, I am the Christ … Continue reading True from False: Knowing the Messages Influencing You
We seem to spend a lot of time on our phones or tablets these days. We grab our phones to check the weather forecast only to realize several minutes later our focus has been hijacked. Suddenly we realize we've been scrolling Instagram and lost track of time. We may have even forgotten to check the … Continue reading Seven Free Apps for Your Walk with God
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
Father God has given us each a free will. He has given us a beautiful choice to show love and honor to Him and others. Most often, we think we do this pretty well. Nonetheless, our hearts still contain impurities revealing self-focus and unhealed wounds.
The journey of renewing our minds is a process. It doesn't occur in a moment or two. It takes consistent, daily moments with Jesus over time. Nonetheless, it is one of the most beautiful parts of our journey with Him. How can we do our part in this? By spending time with Christ in worship, … Continue reading Renewing Your Mind in God’s Word