Recently I was reading a book and I read a quote that struck me. “You could memorize the entire Bible and be able to discuss minute issues of biblical scholarship and yet fail to experience the truths found in its pages” (Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the Will of God).
Have you ever been listening to a speaker, a pastor, a bible study on DVD or Podcast or an audiobook and been following right along and them bam! The speaker drops a bomb that just hits you from out of no where? You know when you walk away and try and process all that you
Peace, that word can sometimes seem like something unheard of, unknown, an impossibility. For those with anxiety, with their mind racing constantly, thinking of every possible worse thing that can happen, the idea that peace can calm their mind down for even just one minute seems unreal. For those living in a time of trial
“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.” Revelation 12:11 NKJV Every time I hear this verse, I begin to think about the power of story and our testimony. People will sometimes say that they do
You know some days I am so thankful that I can read my Bible and see how bad even the heroes of the faith messed up. Do you ever feel like that? Do you ever get the idea that they were all perfect and that is why they were used by God? I know sometimes
So last week, we talked about my journey towards being known (The Journey Continues) I told you about my goal for this week, to speak up two times during small group times. You know what happened, it actually happened but something even crazier happened, my heart did not start racing, and I did not feel
“Where there is no vision the people perish but he that keepeth the law happy is he” Proverbs 29:18
So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15 NLT We have been called the children of God. He has adopted us into his family, made us an heir with Christ,
Remember Saul, we talked about him a few weeks ago. You can read it here. He was anointed as the first king of Israel, today we are going to talk about when God rejected him as king. So lets take a journey back into the Old Testament. We are going to head to 1 Samuel 15,
Being known can be a difficult and sometimes scary process. Read todays blog to see a glimpse into my journey.