Condition of the Heart

“Love is displayed through a heart of compassion. Selfless love is showcased through the greatest acts of charity!”  No wonder God says it’s all about the condition of our heart (1 Samuel 16:7) although we might not fully comprehend how deceitful our heart truly is, God does for “the heart is more deceitful than all…

Big Difference

  There’s a big big difference in knowing about Jesus and truly knowing Jesus intimately.  Even Satan believes and knows Jesus exists (James 2:19), and he knows Scripture too, better than all of us (Luke 4:9).  That is why we are to always be in God’s Word, studying, learning, and gaining God’s Wisdom; so when such…

Exchanged For A Crown of Glory

    “We are all handed a crown of thorns.  It looks like this:  sickness, financial crisis, loss of job, discord, death, family issues, etc.;  But it is in these very things that God wants to show Himself powerful in your situations and exchange it for a crown of Glory.  God uses our trials to…

Faith Being Perfected

I’m at work, but I believe I’m to write this, so I’m stopping all I’m doing to write this now. There are people right now, perhaps your one of them. You are going through a difficult trial and you don’t understand why. You might even been asking your friends, “why all this hardship?” My friend,…

Getting Real

  My son and I were having a very important conversation yesterday. He is going to attend seminary, and this means he better understand what a true follower of God looks like and acts like. I told him that if he wants to be a good shepherd to his flock, he himself must model the…

Joy

  “For seven days they celebrated with joy the Feast of Unleavened Bread, because the Lord had filled them with joy by changing the attitude of the king of Assyria, so that he assisted them in the work on the house of God, the God of Israel.” -Ezra 6:22 Child of God, it is time…

Listen To God

We should not be asking if God speaks because He does indeed speak to us. The questions we should be asking are, “Are you listening?” And “Is what you are hearing from God?” This is where discernment and wisdom come in. How do we get that?  It’s in the Word of God.  Read, pray, and dwell…