FAITH AND FOCUS: Believe and Speak

God is a faith God. He spoke and things that never existed before were made real. We’ve seen that our faith has the same potential as God’s faith. So, why do we not always see the same results? It’s possible that we do not believe His words the same way He does. God has total … Read more

FAITH AND FOCUS: Totally Dependent On God

Faith is being totally dependent on God. We often hear statements like that and mentally or verbally agree without letting it truly sink into our hearts. Being totally dependent on our heavenly Father would require laying aside all of our preconceived notions about life.  It requires us to put all our confidence in Him based … Read more

Eternal Freedom or Temporary Relief?

The world has many different versions of “freedom” that only lead to slavery.  Many versions of freedom are only temporary relief from pain.   Other versions of freedom are an escape from the prison of daily life.  People seek relief in vacations, drugs, shopping, alcohol, other people, etc.   We think if we can just get away … Read more

Patriotism and Hope for Our Nation

Patriotism seems to be on the decline in the United States today.  Tearing down America has become something of a verbal sport, where the people who find clever and unique ways to insult our nation, its leaders and its people, are rewarded with attention and waves of agreement.  The 24 hour news cycle seems to … Read more

The Abundant Life: Faith To Live It

We receive everything from God by faith through grace. Our salvation, the Holy Spirit and all of His blessings come to us when we believe and speak. When we push past our doubts, preconceived ideas, fears, and trust our Heavenly Father, we will see His will happen in and through us. “Faith assures us of … 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

Live Abundantly By Grace Not Self-Effort

The abundant life is not something we’re going to live by our own effort. We can make an effort by doing certain things to put ourselves in a better position to live an abundant life: be born again, filled with and pray in the Holy Spirit, study God’s Word, be in church and develop friendships … Read more

Speak Abundant Words

We’ve all had words or phrases “accidentally” slip out of our mouths at the wrong time in a conversation. We may have been thinking the words, but not had the intention of actually saying them out loud. They just seemed to come out of nowhere. The truth is that they didn’t come out of nowhere; … Read more

Understanding The Abundant Life

Accepting Jesus as our savior is the first step to living the abundant life. There’s no way to live the abundant God-kind of life if we don’t have God living in us. As soon as we ask Jesus to live in our heart, He gives us all of Himself. It’s not a process. He doesn’t … Read more

What Is The Abundant Life?

What is the abundant life? The Bible defines “life” as life as God lives it; or even more literally, God Himself.  The word “ abundant ” means superior in quality and quantity, to be in excess or surplus. So, God wants us to have His life and not just a small piece or sampling of … Read more

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