The Abundant Life: The Starting Place of Abundance

There’s no question that all of us want to live an abundant life. Nobody would say no to having a better marriage, a more fulfilling job, the ability to be more generous and feel satisfied with their life. Every person on the planet wants a life like that – an abundant life. The most difficult … Read more

Abundant Life: An Abundance of Grace

Have you ever wondered if you have enough of God’s grace in your life? “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace which He lavished on us,” Ephesians 1:7-8a (NASB) The word “lavished” in this verse means “in abundance, to exist at hand in … Read more

Understanding Grace

If we’re going to understand our Father and have a meaningful relationship with Him we need to understand grace. Grace is one of the cornerstones of God’s character. It’s His grace that saves us, that makes us new creations. It’s by His grace that we are adopted into His family.  His grace is what makes … 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

Perfect Love Causes Fear To Lose Power

We know that the perfect love of God causes fear to lose all its power. When we know that we are loved and cared for by the Creator of the Universe it puts our lives and our problems in the right perspective. However, fear will try to skew our vision. Fear knows that if it … Read more

Escape Fear and Insecurity

Fear of other people most often reveals itself through insecurity. Most of us know, or have known, at least one person who intimidates us. It could be someone we went to school with, a coworker, a boss, a sibling, or one of our parents. The idea of them can awaken fear in our hearts and … Read more

Where Does Anger Come From?

Where does anger come from? There is anger that comes from pride. There is righteous anger at injustices and evil, and there is anger that comes from fear. Many times anger grows out of a fear that we are the victims of injustices.We think that people are always plotting against us, talking about us behind … Read more

Remove the Power of Sudden Fear

Fear tries to dominate our lives in many ways. There is a slow, steady fear that tries to stay with us throughout our day-to-day lives. This fear’s goal is to convince us that we’ll never achieve our dreams, never overcome our problems and spend the rest of our lives stuck exactly where we are right … Read more

Fight Off Fear-Driven Dissatisfaction

The Devil tries to bring fear into our lives through dissatisfaction.  He uses dissatisfaction to introduce fear into our lives by convincing us we’re missing out on something we deserve to have. The devil tells us that other people are enjoying something that was meant for us. He makes us think that because we don’t … 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

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