Paul instructs us in Ephesians 6:13 to be ready for these scuffles by putting on the full armor of God. He tells us to prepare ahead of time to “stand your ground” against the evil in this world.Read More A Line in the Sand
Noah’s obedience to God was built on a life of faithfulness to God even when surrounded by a world saturated with evil. This helps me understand Noah’s determination to finish building the ark. His desire to do everything God instructed was built within him before God revealed his plans to destroy the world with a flood.Read More Doing Everything God Commands Us to Do
To settle down with God is to focus on building a relationship with him. It means putting down roots deep into his scripture; spending focused time in prayer with God; drawing deeply from solid relationships with other believers.Read More Putting Down Roots in the Kingdom of God
If someone was looking for you, where would they search for you? Would people who know you say you are about the Father’s business?Read More Missing Persons
Even though Jesus repeatedly told his disciples to be ready, to be alert, his disciples are caught unprepared for the events that are about to unfold.Read More Are You Still Sleeping?
Fear, doubt, loss of confidence, these are all tools that Satan uses to attempt to stop us from doing our work for the Lord. Elijah was unstoppable until Jezebel stated her intent to kill him in 1 Kings 19:2.Read More Stopping the Seeds of Doubt With a Whisper
It can be hard to understand God’s purposes. Our limited vision only enables us to see what is present in our lives, not God’s ultimate plan. It can cause us to question what God calls us or others to do. In Mathew 16:21-23, “Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, […]Read More Out of My Way
Without faith in Christ — without believing in Him — you are caught between Good Friday and Easter Sunday; trapped in the darkness without the light of the risen Lord.Read More Trapped in Darkness
In this temple of God’s creation, I feel his gentle hand upon me
I feel his gentle grace, his love surrounding me
Take a look at your church and ask yourself if it is equipped to act as one body, ready to wield the sword of the spirit as a unified force for the Kingdom of God.Read More Is Your Church a Unified Force Against Darkness?