Month: March 2017

Keep Moving Forward

Take everything the Master has set out for you, well-made weapons of the best materials. And put them to use so you will be able to stand up to everything the Devil throws your way. There is no room in love for fear. Well-formed love banishes fear. Since […]

Rest in Him

Long enough I’ve carried this ton of trouble, lived with a stomach full of pain. Long enough my arrogant enemies have looked down their noses at me. True to your word God you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction. Keep company with […]

It’s a new and living way walk ye in it

Be assured that from the first day we heard of you, we haven’t stopped praying for you, asking God to give you wise minds and spirits attuned to his will, and so acquire a thorough understanding of the ways in which God works. We pray that you’ll live […]

Matthew 3:1-2

While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John, called “the Baptizer,” was preaching in the desert country of Judea. His message was simple and austere, like his desert surroundings: “Change your life. God’s kingdom is here.” 

Lord plant my feet on Higher Ground

We call Abraham “father” not because he got God’s attention by living like a saint, but because God made something out of Abraham when he was a nobody. Isn’t that what we’ve always read in Scripture, God saying to Abraham, “I set you up as father of many […]

Perfect in love

There is no room in love for fear. Well-formed love banishes fear. Since fear is crippling, a fearful life–fear of death, fear of judgment–is one not yet fully formed in love. Blessed be God: he didn’t turn a deaf ear, he stayed with me, loyal in his love. I […]

In Him abiding, my all confiding

The ancient God is home on a foundation of everlasting arms. He drove out the enemy before you and commanded, “Destroy!” That energy is God’s energy, an energy deep within you, God himself willing and working at what will give him the most pleasure.The ways of right-living people […]

Self-help is no help

Focusing on the self is the opposite of focusing on God. Anyone completely absorbed in self ignores God, ends up thinking more about self than God. That person ignores who God is and what he is doing. This is no afternoon athletic contest that we’ll walk away from […]