Wasted Effort I have not spoken in secret or kept my purpose hidden. I did not require the people of Israel to look for me in a desolate waste. I am the Lord, and I speak the truth; I make known what is right.” Isaiah 45:19 Don’t blame […]
God says “I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out–plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for.” That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is […]
I believe the statement above. Not because I have tickets on myself but because I firmly believe when we take Step Three Made a decision to turn our wills and our lives over to the care of God. When we make a conscious decision to live our lives according to […]
BETTER DAYS AHEAD Psalm 23:5-6 Morning Start-Up The good times are not all in the past. We sometimes remember the ‘good old days’ without remembering they were really ‘the bad old days’ Living standards and conditions that were not very good. I remember spending five years of […]
If you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around […]
I ADMITTED MY LIFE WAS A MESS AND I WAS OUT OF CONTROL GOD PROMISES US A NEW LIFE WHEN WE SURRENDER OUR LIVES TO HIMColossians 3:10 You have started living a new life. It is being made new so that what you know has the Creator’s likeness.
Our sinful nature is against how God designed us. Following after the Holy Spirit leads to life and peace, but following after the old nature leads to death because the old sinful nature within us is against God. It never did obey God’s laws and it never will. […]
It’s about relationship not religion This is how we know we’re living steadily and deeply in him, and he in us: He’s given us life from his life, from his very own Spirit. Also, we’ve seen for ourselves and continue to state openly that the Father sent his Son […]
The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. It’s our handle on what we can’t see. I have better things in mind for you–salvation things! May the God of green hope fill […]
Proverbs 14:32 The evil of bad people leaves them out in the cold; the integrity of good people creates a safe place for living.