Do you ever wonder if God takes a day off? If there is ever a time when He decides that He’s seen enough and heard enough? If one day He’s going to ignore it all and decide just not to show up? After all, His people (the Israelites, the Church, me, you) seem to get … Continue reading God Will Always Show Up
When you read the Old Testament, do you ever notice that the Israelites just could not stay on track! They just couldn’t do only God! They always kept the high-places where they could go to worship other gods. Even when godly kings came along and tried to get the people back on track, the high-places … Continue reading Give God the Best!
Wouldn’t it be amazing to have it said of you that the Lord was with you and that you were successful in whatever you undertook?! I don’t know about you, but if I thought that was possible, I would want to know how to make it happen. There was a King in the Old Testament, … Continue reading How to be Successful
Every day we face battles. Some of them are little skirmishes that don't give us much trouble, but some of them feel more like the Battle of Normandy where the consequences of defeat could be catastrophic. The Bible makes it clear that these battles are inevitable, but it is also full of reminders that defeat … Continue reading Prepared for Battle
When Jesus taught the disciples to pray, (The Lord's Prayer, Matthew 6:9-13) one of the things He taught them (and us) to pray for was that God's will would be done on earth as it is in heaven. As I was reflecting on this, something dawned on me that I hadn't given much thought to … Continue reading God’s Will … On Earth as it is in Heaven
In the search for happiness, many people choose to follow their feelings. They have been sold the lie that if it feels good it must be good. They have accepted the notion that truth is relative and if they’re living out “their truth” then the cosmic stars will align and they will live happily ever … Continue reading Given Over
The history of the Israelites shows how on-again, off-again they were with the Lord as they were led by kings that vacillated between walking in His ways and doing evil in His sight. Along the way, they allowed the gods of the of the lands surrounding them to permeate their lives. Even when they were … Continue reading God Does Not Want to Share You
Happy New Year! Another year has come and gone, and most of us are reflecting back on the past year. There's no doubt been some wins and many things we're thankful for, but as we head into a new year the focus is often on the things we want to change. We set some goals … Continue reading Truth to Take Into the New Year