Perfect Relationship with Our Father

Jesus has a perfect relationship with His Father. Jesus was assured of His Father’s love for Him. He knew that His Father loved and accepted Him. He knew that His Father heard Him when He prayed. We see the confidence He had in that relationship in the pages of the Gospels.  A terrible misconception among … Read more

Adopted by God

If God is our Father, then that makes us His sons and daughters. However, we weren’t naturally born into His family. He adopted us. Our being adopted was made possible by the death, burial, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ. We are now able to find complete satisfaction and fulfillment in our Heavenly Father. “For … Read more

More than a Shallow Understanding

One of the simplest things we can do to follow the plan for our lives is to know and understand the One who created it. If our relationship with our Heavenly Father is something we only think about on Sunday mornings, then we’re going to have a shallow understanding of His plan for us. However, … Read more

Plans for Life

All of us make plans. We plan vacations. You and I plan to get a promotion or a new job. We plan to have a loving, healthy marriage. It’s obviously good to have a plan for everything we do. We shouldn’t just float through life without direction or purpose. We should ask ourselves where our … Read more

Guard Against Disappointment

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Any disappointment we have experienced or are experiencing is not from God. He did not decide that our lives were going too smoothly and we needed to face some hard times so we could stay in touch with reality. However, we make the mistake of thinking that God puts disappointment and hardships on us. “Let … Read more

Walk by Faith

Every child of God has a desire to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7). However, when we’re young in our relationship with Him we can have trouble knowing what this means and how to begin to walk by faith. The word “ walk ” in the New Testament means “our daily … Read more

Joy of the Lord

When we don’t tap into the spiritual fruit of joy, we negate our source of strength. “…Do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”(Nehemiah 8:10b) The truth of this verse turns the world’s definition of strength upside down. The world wants us to think that strength is the ability to … Read more

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