I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and
I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
Have you ever struggled with questioning everything you do? Have you wondered if you've made the right decisions? Have you woke up in the middle of the night thinking you should have done something differently the day before? Have you gone through seasons wondering if you heard God correctly? These kinds of...
From His fullness we have all received grace upon grace.
So often we look only at one characteristic of God and operate in that one attribute instead of looking and operating at the fullness of who God is. We operate in God is love, but forget to operate in God is holy at the same time. So often we view God as one-sided. As if He can only operate in one attribute at a time. Yet, there is so much more to Him than what our minds understand. We compa...
And when they had prayed, the place in which they were
gathered together was shaken and they were all filled with the
Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.
One of my favorite Francis Chan quotes is, "Simon says, 'Pat your head,' we pat our heads. Jesus says 'Go therefore and make disciples,' we memorize that verse." How true it is that the comforts of our lives has brought us to this place. With everything going on in t...
And we know that for those who love God all things work together
for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
There are some scriptures that we cling to during times of uncertainty. Most of these scriptures are promises that bring us hope. Yet, if we're honest with ourselves there are a lot of days where the same hopeful promise leaves us feeling hopeless. Have you ever proclaimed Romans 8:28 over your life only to be left feelin...
The LORD is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am
helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him. The Lord
is the strength of His people; He is the saving refuge of His anointed.
When you think about strength and what it means in our world today you probably think of things that take a lot of physical strength. Running, lifting weights, crossfit, etc. Yet, strength is so much more than the physical. Strengt...
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God
and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
2 Corinthians 13:14
Have the routines of daily life been holding you captive? Has your mind set of routine kept you from walking in obedience? Routines are great and much needed for most of us. There is a sense of stability that comes when our lives are ruled by routine. Yet so often we let that routine overflow into our relationship with the Holy S...