No matter how helpless we feel in a situation, God is sufficient. 2 Chronicles 20:1-4 Have you ever felt totally helpless? Can you remember facing a situation or emergency in which you were powerless? It’s a sobering experience for anyone. Even people who claim to be wholly dependent on God still like to feel as … Continue reading Feel Helpless?
Prayer is a call of the heart that seeks the attention of God. (Jeremiah 29:13)Jeremiah 29:12-14 English Standard Version (ESV) 12 Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. 13 You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. 14 … Continue reading What is Prayer?
Mark 11:20-24 It’s a good idea to pause every now and then to evaluate our spiritual development. Although we will experience different phases of faith throughout life, our goal should be to continue growing. Which phase sounds like you? Hesitant faith is characterized by struggling to believe God: We hope He’ll answer our prayer, but we’re … Continue reading Evaluating Your Faith
by Hannah More Kohaus God is my help in every need; God does my every hunger feed;God walks beside me, guides my way;Through every moment of the day. I now am wise, I now am true,patient, kind and loving too. All things I am, can do, and beThrough Christ, the Truth that is in me. … Continue reading The Prayer of Faith
Focusing on God’s endless power puts our problems into perspective. 2 Chronicles 20:1-17 In Scripture, we find examples of people who prayed with spiritual authority, and King Jehoshaphat is one of them. When he heard that a great army was coming against Judah, he immediately turned to the Lord for help. His example teaches us … Continue reading The Power of Prayer
Fasting is an opportunity for God to refresh your mind, address sin, and express His will for your life. WHAT IS FASTING? Fasting is a spiritual discipline that is taught in the Bible. Jesus expected His followers to fast, and He said that God rewards fasting. Fasting, according to the Bible, means to voluntarily reduce or … Continue reading God’s Purposes for Fasting
John 16:22-33 Do you remember the teaching Jesus introduced the night before His death? He told His followers, “Whatever you ask in My name the Father will give you” (John 15:16 NIV, emphasis added). Praying in the name of Christ declares our: Association with the Savior. Our relationship with Jesus allows us to approach the Father. We used … Continue reading Praying in Jesus’ Name
Luke 11:1-13 When you were a child, where did you go when you needed a snack, a bike repair, comfort for a skinned knee, or a referee for a dispute with a sibling? More than likely, you sought out your mom or dad or a trusted guardian, because God gave them the responsibility of caring … Continue reading The Father’s Resources
Colossians 3:12-17 On any given day, we may encounter frustrating people and situations, such as a mischievous child, uncooperative coworker, or slow commute. We might feel like lashing out, but God wants us to stay calm and be patient with everyone (1 Thess. 5:14). Scripture has a number of things to say about believers developing … Continue reading Developing Patience
When we present /surrender our ungodly/sinful lives to the Lord as an offering, repent of our sins and let Him position our desires to the light of His Words, we will experience the fire of His salvation through forgiveness leading to a changed life and a renewed relationship with God.