God wants to give us more of His goodness, but we don't receive because we don't ask.
It is tempting to compare God's work (or lack of work) in our lives with how we see Him working in the lives of others.
We all struggle with pride and it's lure to be someone other than we truly are.
God is looking for people to fully support, but often we don't give Him the chance to support us.
When we become Christians we are adopted into God's family. However, many of us continue to see ourselves as less than God's sons and daughters.
Jesus lived a perfect life, so He probably didn't need to make New Year's Resolutions. However, we don't live a perfect life and I wonder what Jesus would resolve if He were us.
Jesus is amazing. The issue is that many of us are not amazed by Him anymore.
Sometimes we lose sight of the fact that Jesus was born a King and that He came to establish the Kingdom of God here on earth.
Jesus is described as the Prince of Peace however many of us do not experience that peace in our lives.
The key to walking in holiness is the power of the Holy Spirit at work in our lives.
As we approach the End of History our world grows increasingly chaotic and we need to stand firm if we are to inherit eternal life.
Many struggle with chronic conditions- physically, emotionally, relationally, spiritually- and we wonder if God will ever make things right.
We reap what we sow and we reap HOW we sow. If sow generously to the Lord in all areas of our lives, we can expect to reap generously back from the Lord.
Paul says God makes us a new creation, but sometimes our lives don't feel very new.
The degree of freedom we experience in our lives is directly tied to how clearly we see the glory of God. The catch is, most of us are at least partially blind.
Everyone smells. We can try to cover it up, but we can't change the fact that we all smell. Our only choice is what we smell like- sweat, smoke, or Jesus...