Your Future Is Determined By One Thing

“People who have a seeking heart still makes mistakes. But their reaction to rebuke and correction shows the condition of that heart. It determines what God is able to do with them in the future.” King Asa once led a whole nation in seeking God but became a coldhearted oppressor of his nation. A prophetContinue reading “Your Future Is Determined By One Thing”

Busyness Injures Our Souls: Slowing Down To Focus on God

  An over-scheduled life injures our souls, and our relationships. So how can we begin to live in Sabbath Simplicity, which I define as a God-focused, sanely paced life?     Read the full article… Author and speaker Keri Wyatt Kent connects faith and real life..  

Our Take: Your relationship style determines how you feel toward God – CNN.com

Perhaps it’s time to challenge our beliefs about God (if we’ve seen him as disinterested or unavailable) and re-evaluate our own identity (if we tend to see ourselves as hopeless or unlovable). Finding hope and meaning doesn’t happen overnight. There’s no magic prayer or verse that will heal the wounds we’ve experienced. We need toContinue reading “Our Take: Your relationship style determines how you feel toward God – CNN.com”

A True Follower? A Simple Test

If you see some brother or sister in need and have the means to do something about it but turn a cold shoulder and do nothing, what happens to God’s love? It disappears. And you made it disappear. Here’s how you tell the difference between God’s children and the Devil’s children: The one who won’tContinue reading “A True Follower? A Simple Test”

How Do I Know God’s Will for My Life? | John Ortberg

  Just read by John Ortberg (see link at bottom)… How do I know God’s will for my life? –Live this day in an open, repentant spirit. –Understand that living in God’s will often means I must make decisions. –Pray constantly, regularly asking for wisdom in small moments, without placing pressure on God to giveContinue reading “How Do I Know God’s Will for My Life? | John Ortberg”

He Wants to Comfort You

Just read… “Being a parent is better than a course on theology. Being a father is teaching me that when I am criticized, injured, or afraid, there is a Father who is ready to comfort me. There is a Father who will hold me until I’m better, help me until I can live with theContinue reading “He Wants to Comfort You”

The Greatest Value to God

I just read: “Servanthood, humility, caring for the weak, and childlike open-heartedness are of the greatest value. Spiritual posturing, self-righteousness, and pride will keep you out of God’s kingdom.” – Erin Gieschen from the article entitled, “The Mystery of the Bad Fig Tree: And It’s Baffling But Brillian Parable.”