I read this on Twitter yesterday, posted by a fellow Christian: “When I let my desires form my beliefs, then essentially I begin talking to Scripture rather than it talking to me.” I believe the Lord Jesus led me to read this tweet, and so I inquired of the Lord what he wanted to teach … Continue reading Should our Desires form our Beliefs?
Steadfast in Purpose Acts 11:21-23 ESV “And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number who believed turned to the Lord. The report of this came to the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. When he came and saw the grace of God, he was … Continue reading A Life with Purpose
Psalm 23:1-3 ESV “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.” Because the Lord Jesus is my Shepherd, I am not lacking in any good … Continue reading I Shall Not Want
An Original Work / December 5, 2018 What is life? How or when does it have meaning? Why are we here? What purpose do we serve? Are we here by happenstance? Are we here solely for ourselves – For our own survival – To do what pleases us only? When we wake up in the … Continue reading What is Life?
1 Peter 2:21-25 NASB For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps, who committed no sin, nor was any deceit found in His mouth; and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered … Continue reading What’s Your Purpose?
According to His Purpose Ephesians 1:3-6 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In … Continue reading According to Him
There are many people in this world, especially here in America, who claim to be Christians, or who profess to have personal relationships with Jesus Christ by faith in him, and in what he did for us in dying on a cross for our sins so that we could be forgiven our sins and have … Continue reading He Gives Purpose
The Lord Jesus led me to read Ephesians 1 (Select vv. ESV). Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Vv. 1-2 Notice with me … Continue reading According to His Purpose
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Pr. 3:5-6 NIV). Sometimes in life we have questions for which we don’t have answers. Sometimes we pray and we can’t hear God speaking, i.e. he … Continue reading Believe Him
Psalm 57 is a psalm of lament. The psalmist experienced some type of disaster in his life which engulfed him like a violent storm. He was hotly pursued by his enemies who, to him, were like lions or ravenous beasts just waiting to devour him with their sharp tongues. They tried to trip him up … Continue reading Awaken the Dawn