The Dangers of Familiarity

Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is…

Peace Has Been Provided

John 16:33 (AMPC) I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power…

Avoiding the Dry Places

Matthew 12:43-45 (NIV). 43 “When an impure spirit comes out of a person, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. 44 Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left. Devils walk through dry places. Let that thought linger with you for a moment. As a minister of…

Living Out of Bounds

“Like a city broken into and left without a wall, so is a person who lacks self-control.”– PROVERBS 25:28 (GW) Self- Control is hard to regain when you let your guard down. It is so important for us to set up boundaries to help keep us focused and disciplined as a Christian. Boundaries are for…

Are You Following God’s Instructions?

Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do. Joshua 1:8 (NLT) Why do we fail? There are many answers to this question. The one I want to draw attention…

Is it Time to Regroup?

If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small. Proverbs 24:10 Lately, I have been focusing on persistent faith in one of my coaching groups. It is amazing how often we start our journey with God on fire! We run head first into new ventures, relationships, new career paths, etc., only to…

What On Earth Am I Here For?

And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from…