What are you doing here?

I have read the story of the prophet, Elijah, more than once and I have heard Bible teachers teach about him many times.  When he stood before the people and challenged them to choose whom they would follow, his faith was amazing.  He knew his God was bigger than any god that the Israelites had … Continue reading What are you doing here?

If the Lord is God, follow Him

Deciding to follow Jesus is an “all in” commitment.  It is not Jesus plus something else.  Not a little bit of Jesus here and a little bit of another “god” there. Jesus is not just one of many ingredients we combine to try to come up with our own recipe for happiness and fulfillment.  He … Continue reading If the Lord is God, follow Him

God has done it; now I must live it!

I am sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy. (1 Corinthians 1:2) That is an incredible blessing and a wonderful responsibility at the same time. That is a “God has done it, now you live it” statement! To be sanctified means to be made holy and set apart for the Lord. Only God … Continue reading God has done it; now I must live it!

20 ways the Holy Spirit empowers believers

Those of us that have surrendered our lives to Jesus Christ have an incredible source of power available to us.  A source of power that will enable us to do the seemingly impossible. A source of power that will help us to love like we don’t think is possible.  To forgive like we don’t think … Continue reading 20 ways the Holy Spirit empowers believers

When my battery is dead

Have you ever climbed into your car all ready to get going only to get no response when you turned the key? The radio doesn’t turn on.  The lights don’t turn on.  Nothing happens at all. It’s as if your car is saying to you - “Sorry.  I’ve got nothing for you this morning.”  The … Continue reading When my battery is dead

You are God’s chosen instrument

You’ve got it all figured out!  You don’t need Jesus!  You have your five-year plan set and your goals laid out before you and nothing will stand in your way.  You’ve set your path.  You’ve decided your destiny.  You’re strong and capable and you’re going to do whatever feels right for you.  Watch out world! … Continue reading You are God’s chosen instrument