Anxiety and the Bible – Is there help?

Anxiety and the Bible – Is there help?

Anxiety has no place in the mind of children. They totally trust the adults in their lives to provide for all their needs. As we grow up, we begin to be responsible for more of the areas of our lives and eventually responsible for others too. In the process, we get acquainted with anxiety. According to the dictionary, anxiety is distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune. A dark cloud that prevents sunshine. That brings…

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Godly Advice – Unite My Heart To Focus on You for Advice

Godly Advice – Unite My Heart To Focus on You for Advice

  “Teach me Your way, O Lord, I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name.” Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord. Jesus said that he was the way, the truth, and the life. His way is the truth. Godly advice. He is the expert of all experts. How many different experts are there offering all kinds of advice? Do they offer godly advice? There are books, magazines, google search, teachers, those who claim…

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Branch Believers – Are You Connected?

Branch Believers – Are You Connected?

  Branch believers think independently of the vine. Jesus said in John chapter 15, “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” Individually and corporately believers are part of the vine that is Jesus. As individuals, we make a decision to abide in Christ. This affects the whole body of believers for we are all part of the same vine. We all…

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How Long Has It Been Since You Spent Time With God

How Long Has It Been Since You Spent Time With God

Everyday life can get busy. Obligations, children’s activities, jobs, school, even church. Many times we fall into bed exhausted only to get up the next day and only to repeat the same. If only we had more time, more energy, and time to pray. How long has it been since to took time to pray? When do we have time for a conversation with God? He wants a close relationship with us daily. Most prayers are only quick petitions for…

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The Few, the Humble, the Poor

The Few, the Humble, the Poor

The few, the humble, the poor…that sounds the opposite of a goal-driven, successful life, does it not? Why would we want to be one of the few, the humble, the poor? Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3 God, I need You. I am poor in spirit. Can you say that with me? Or are you doing alright on your own? Why do we have to be poor to receive…

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Your Destiny – Your Abundant Life Following Jesus

Your Destiny – Your Abundant Life Following Jesus

You have a destiny.                         What is your destiny? God predestined each of us to a new a beautiful life. Ephesians 1:4-5 “…even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love, he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 1:11 “In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according…

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Supernatural World – Accessed By Faith in God

Supernatural World – Accessed By Faith in God

  Supernatural World God exists in a supernatural world with supernatural power and supernatural sense. We live in a natural world with limited power and common sense. It can be difficult to imagine or believe in the supernatural. We try to do better, be better when what we need is a fresh start, a new life. A supernatural life. We might find it within our abilities to worship God. That is because God placed within us the need to worship…

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Jesus Slept – His Disciples Were Anxious

Jesus Slept – His Disciples Were Anxious

Jesus Slept Jesus slept during a severe storm. His disciples were shocked that he would sleep while they were in such danger. They had not yet become that close to him that they knew if He rested, they too, could rest. That they could rest knowing he would protect them. Childlike Trust How secure are you in your relationship with God? How well do you know him? Do you rest in him? Do you know that he cares for you?…

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Freedom From Spiritual Darkness

Freedom From Spiritual Darkness

God is the only one that can bring freedom from spiritual darkness completely.  The darkness of untruths, such as, the untruth that we are responsible for living the Christian life the best we can. My Spiritual Darkness Why did God touch my heart? I don’t know, but when I was wandering in my dark world attempting to live this Christian life, He reached across the vastness of space, across our solar system, and around the world to touch my heart….

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Reckless Abandonment – Trusting God in the Rough Times

Reckless Abandonment – Trusting God in the Rough Times

Reckless abandonment is simply leaving all in God’s care. It is giving it to Him with no strings attached. Trusting God to know what is best. Trusting God to provide for all we need. Sometimes it is difficult to abandon and relinquish when all around you is in upheaval when you are out of your comfort zone for very long. Unless we have a sure faith in God we might find it difficult to trust him.  During the trying times…

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