True from False: Knowing the Messages Influencing You

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

Spiritual Discernment for Those Seeking Wisdom, Counsel, Accountability & Prayer

It is important for us to be cautious regarding those we allow to speak into our lives and who we seek out for counsel, mentoring, ministry, or spiritual direction. We must truly know those we speak to about our lives and the deepest parts of our hearts when we are hurting, venting, or needing counsel. … Continue reading Spiritual Discernment for Those Seeking Wisdom, Counsel, Accountability & Prayer

Faith Not Feeling and Other Thoughts

I think so often we search for feelings & experiences, forgetting that the truth of God's Word needs to never be neglected. We can only gain the knowledge & discernment we need through studying His Word, not basing our relationship with God too greatly on feelings or experiences. Our own feelings cannot be trusted--they change … Continue reading Faith Not Feeling and Other Thoughts