Fear Is Not the Opposite of Faith

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

Simple Devotion to Christ: Beware of Distractions

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

Renewing Your Mind in God’s Word

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

Comfort in the Trials

If you are experiencing difficulties or challenges, know God sees you. Know His heart is for you. He answers when you cry out to Him. Don't be afraid to call upon Him in your time of need. The Lord is able to lead us by His Spirit far better than any human being. He is … Continue reading Comfort in the Trials

Roses Have Thorns: Allowing God to Refine Us

Sometimes our journey of friendship with God isn't all roses. Roses are beautiful and lovely in appearance and fragrance. They are given to show love, that we are held dear to the heart of the Giver. But roses also have thorns. When we pick up a rose, we are careful to avoid grabbing the stem … Continue reading Roses Have Thorns: Allowing God to Refine Us