Posts for tag #decisions
It is possible to think of abundance by someone having a lot of money or cars and everything goes well in their lives. But the abundant life Jesus was speaking about has nothing to do with this world or our circumstances. Do not be satisfied with the manna!
(Jn 10:10b; Deut 8:2-3)
What does define spirituality? Who is spiritual? What do we know about the commandments?
(Gal 5.; 1Cor 12:31; Jn 13:34-35)
There is a river that is unseen but it can be found. It is not only able to turn your attention away from the circumstances but also able to save your spiritual life.
We love those stories with happy endings in our lives when we know that I had nothing to do with it. But we know well: Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. What was Paul’s prayer that was so important for the Holy Spirit? Could it be our prayer as well?
(Luk 5:12-13; Phili 1:8-11)
We cannot even picture how great it is what God has in store for us, because His power, His glory is so far the greater. This is hidden for the natural man. As believers, we need to relaearn everything just as children. You must not get scared of this, you need to step over the…
Thinking – Divine or demonic is the source of all that transpires around us. Jesus was the ultimate expression of God’s thoughts. The Church is Christ’s thought. We do not comprehend, but may participate as we learn to think with Him. (Mt 16:18) It is important to look back at an anniversary like this, and…
Conscience doesn’t lie. How are our decisions made, by what process do we get to them? Sin may block the flow of truth. (Col 1:10) The world has a faulty concept of sin. Yet sin is so real, it robs me and I must learn to deal with it. For that, I need to learn…
We are so capable of being afraid – of anything really. God welcomes you as you are. His love is real, unchanging, but able to produce a change. (1Jo 4:18) Even though we would so like to get clear, specific orders, God isn’t going to pre-chew the food for you. Instead He carries you and…
Sacrifice and loss – the faithful will bear it, and see joy in its wake. (Psa 15:1-4)
Sometimes there is a need for the “ministry of a bucket of cold water”, because there is something deeper than excitement. What God desires in the now and how He gives us chances to be faithful. (Jo 13:37-38, 18:10,16-17, 2Pe 3:18a)
God has switched the lights on – walk in the light! Desire more! We are privileged to be carried by Him. (1Pe 2:4-8)