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

Trust in God’s Timing

Walking in God’s plan for our lives means that we have to trust in His timing. The key word here is “trust”. Paul wrote it best in 2 Corinthians 5:7, “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” The word “walk” in this verse doesn’t mean our physical walk. Paul is not telling us to … Read more

Moving Beyond Yourself

When we decide to follow God’s plan we need to know that it’s going to lead us to new places. We will no longer live or look like the world. The majority of people live in isolation. They are either alone or only concerned with their immediate family. God calls us to move beyond ourselves. … Read more

Heart – Searching For God’s Heart

King David is known as “A Man After God’s Own Heart”.  He was a man searching for God’s heart.  He loved God and simply enjoyed being in His presence. The first time King David is mentioned in the Bible he is a long way off from being king. He’s the youngest son of a man … Read more

Expected Hope-God’s Plan

God has a plan for all of us. It is a plan with a hope, a future and an expected end. (Jeremiah 29:11) We need to have faith in His plan for us. We need to know that when we follow it, it will cause us to experience all that He has created for us … Read more

Righteousness Pt 10

How do we avoid the trap of self-righteousness and condemnation? We maintain a consciousness of our righteousness in Christ. When we are mindful of our right-standing with our heavenly Father we can sidestep the deceptions the devil will throw at us. However, this kind of thinking doesn’t happen by accident. It has to be maintained. … Read more

Righteousness pt 9

In my previous posts I’ve written about self-righteousness and condemnation, and how they severely hinder our relationship with Jesus. What we also need to know about these two hindrances is that they can form a cycle in our lives, a cycle that can be difficult to break. It goes like this: Self-righteousness puts us under … Read more

Righteousness 5: What Does It mean To Please God?

Galatians 1:10 says “Do you think I am trying to make people accept me? No, God is the One I am trying to please. Am I trying to please people? If I still wanted to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” We can look at this verse and think “Yes, I … Read more

Righteousness pt 4

Every season, year, or decade always has its own trends. Eventually, things fall out of style, a new trend takes their place and the cycle continues. These trends are usually based upon the opinions of celebrities, editors of magazines and websites or the masses. Sometimes we get caught up in these fads because we see … Read more

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