A Guarded Heart

Philippians 4:6-7 – Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. A disciple prays about everything.  To be anxious for nothing is a command,…

Day 4: From Controlling to Liberating Faith

Victorious Christian Living Lord so often in our fear or pride, we tend to try and control our circumstances and the people around us. We are so bent on having our own way. We want to be in control of every detail, big and small. We have failed to seek your will or counsel. When…

Prepare for Victorious Christian Living

Victorious Christian Living Making resolutions at the beginning of the year is common practice. At the beginning of the year, many of us make resolves and resolutions of various kinds, to bring change with regard to our health, time, finances, or even relationships. All of us have areas that need change and new beginnings, to…

Part 10 – First Response

Series: Spiritual Warfare Ephesians 6:18-20 – Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints We have looked closely at the different parts of the armor of God, its purpose and application, and the fact that they are an absolutely essential part…

Question God?

Habakkuk 1:2-3 – How long, Lord, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds. Have you been there? Asking questions, wondering…

Not Impressed!

Matthew 6:5-7 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your…

A Set Apart Privilege

The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses. Aaron was set apart, he and his descendants forever, to consecrate the most holy things, to offer sacrifices before the Lord, to minister before him and to pronounce blessings in his name forever. 1 Chronicles 23:13 Aaron and his descendants were set apart forever. David now old and full of years makes…

Battle Offense

Psalm 1:1-2 – Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. Change your thoughts and you change your world – Norman Vincent…

A New Year Prayer

Lord as into this New Year I step This my prayer this my request Give me joy Lord, Give me love That to a watching world I would live to show, the beauty Of a life that in You is found! Lord as into this New Year I step No clue have I of what…