Many years ago, my church did a series on a book called The Prayer of Jabez. I don’t remember much about the book, but I remember the verse that it was based on. [Jabez] was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and expand my territory! Please … Continue reading Expand my territory!
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Not everything is beneficial
"I have the right to do anything," you say - but not everything is beneficial. - 1 Corinthians 6:12 Some of the best things about birthdays as you grow up are all the "rights" you start to accumulate. At 13-years old you earn the right to watch certain movies and play certain video games . … Continue reading Not everything is beneficial
Sometimes when I'm reading a passage of scripture there's one specific word that resonates with me. It's as if God took a holy highlighter to it. Today it was the word "consecrate". To consecrate something means to set it apart. To dedicate it to God's service. Throughout the Old Testament God commands consecration. Sometimes it's … Continue reading Consecrate yourselves