God can help us to achieve our goals by giving us the motivation to start and persevere.
“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:21 NIV When you look at Romans 12:21 in context, the section talks a lot about loving our enemy. There are a few things which we should do our best to avoid. We are taught to avoid cursing people and are instead called […]
The Christian Calling
We are called to spread God’s love. There are hungry people all around us waiting to hear the Gospel. Listen to the story of how two hungry men found themselves in the right place at the right time.
Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for Him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes. Psalm 37:7, New Living Translation Dear brothers and sisters, I know how frustrating it can be to see wicked people prospering. I know how disheartening it is […]
Facing the Pit of Despair
Dear brothers and sisters, there may be times where we find ourselves within a pit of despair. It is nothing to be ashamed of admitting. Life is challenging at times, and we sometimes get trapped by our circumstances, choices, or both. Psalm 40:1-3 states that God turns to us when we cry out to Him. […]
Wisely Choosing Friendships
Dear brothers and sisters, our heavenly Father was correct when he stated that it was not good for us to be alone. I have tried to walk in this life alone, and I have to say it is unfulfilling, and the isolation can be draining. It is important to have close friends so that we […]
Making the Bible More Approachable
The Bible is a vast knowledge filled book. However, new readers may struggle with how to begin reading it. This article covers what types of Bible are recommended for first time readers, where to begin, and long term reading plans.
Whom Do You Serve?
Whom do you serve? “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15 (ESV). Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I wanted to encourage you to dedicate yourselves to the Lord. Dedication is a hard thing in our day and age. It is easy to break commitments when something better comes […]
1 Corinthians 6:19
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;” 1 Corinthians 6:19 NIV https://1corinthians.bible/1-corinthians-6-19 Jesus walked the Earth as the perfect example of what a Christian should be. An example He showed us was when He […]
First Steps in Building a Relationship with God: My Testimony
1. Building Hunger for God The interesting thing about my coming to God story is that I didn’t start out in a place of need. A pastor I recently had the pleasure to listen to, said that America isn’t hungry for God any more. Those words resonated so heavily with me, and they should resonate […]