What is the Purpose of Life?

Many people throughout history have asked the questions, “Why are we here?”“Why did God create the earth?” “What is the purpose of life?” “Why did God create man?” People have tried to answer these questions using scientific knowledge or philosophical theories, but they have fallen short.  Finding purpose is a lifelong journey for many. We … Read more

Fear Begins As A Seed

Everything in life is a seed. While some seeds are larger than others, it is rare that a seed takes root, grows and bears fruit in a short amount of time.  This is how fear can control us: it gets planted as a seed early in our lives; we allow it to grow up into … 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

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

Staying Connected

Mark 4:1-9 is called the Parable of the Sower. Jesus used it to teach about the four different kinds of hearts. It’s a parable about the ways people respond to God’s word. The first thing Jesus says in this parable is that the sower goes out to sow. Later, Jesus explains this statement by saying … Read more

Keeping a Cheerful Heart

When God’s vision for our lives seemingly is not coming to pass, we can become callous and condition ourselves to expect failure, making it very difficult to maintain a cheerful heart. God did not create us to expect loss and disappointment. So, when we find ourselves looking for the negative in every positive, and pointing … 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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