The Discipline Of Decreasing

I must decrease, He must increase. John 3:30 God is the only One anyone should be completely dependent upon.always be pointing others to Him. If we are not careful we can supplant God in other’s lives by trying to meet needs that aren’t ours to meet. When others look to us before God there is a problem. When others look to us instead of God … Continue reading The Discipline Of Decreasing

Hold On Loosely

“If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, ‘The Lord needs them,’ and he will send them at once.”” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭21:3‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/mat.21.3.esv How tightly are you holding onto what you have? It’s possible to go through life obtaining everything we think is valuable and then when Jesus asks for it, we are unwilling to let it go. We’ve forgotten that everything we own … Continue reading Hold On Loosely

God Our Sufficiency

When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, horror and great darkness fell upon him. GENESIS 15:12 There are times when darkness will fall… especially after a period of great joy. Depression can come in because nothing but God can give us a perpetual high. However we are not able to handle that kind of experience 100% of the … Continue reading God Our Sufficiency

Serving Questions And Comments Part 1

“But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me.”” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭10:40‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/luk.10.40.esv The story of Mary and Martha is one where Martha is often vilified. However, Martha started out correctly by inviting Jesus and the disciples to her … Continue reading Serving Questions And Comments Part 1

Created For A Call

But when God, who set me apart from my mother’s womb and called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, my immediate response was not to consult any human being. Galatians 1:13-15 God has a plan and purpose for us from the moment we are conceived. This calling is not based on our … Continue reading Created For A Call

Lessons In Life’s Storms

“Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray. And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone on the land. And he saw that they were making … Continue reading Lessons In Life’s Storms

Attending Your Own Funeral

Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple. And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. Like 14:26-27 There comes a time for Jesus Follower that we must … Continue reading Attending Your Own Funeral