Decreasing Joyfully

You belong to God! God has created you for a special purpose for this time! You don’t have to claim to be someone you’re not. Rejoice at the position and abilities God has gifted you with. They are an honor bestowed on you from heaven. Be careful not to treat them with dishonor, unworthily or ungratefully. Be careful not to fall into the snare of being jealous of the promotion or recognition of others. Your identity comes from knowing that Continue reading Decreasing Joyfully

Pure Hearts

  God knows and cares about every aspect of your heart – your emotions, your feelings, your desires, your passions, your thoughts, your reflections. Your heart matters to God! God has done an amazing, generous work in your life! God has given you a new heart! God has removed your heart of stone and given you a heart of flesh. God has written his law upon your heart. God’s law guards your heart from the attacks of Satan. God’s Spirit Continue reading Pure Hearts

Delight In The Lord

Today God invites you to delight in him! Trust in the victorious name of Jesus that subdues all that isn’t holy or true. Accept God’s gift of love freely offered to you. God’s love will create in you a pure heart and renew a steadfast spirit within you! Listen and you will hear your beloved knocking. Respond just as you are. You don’t need to clean your house first. You don’t need to put on any perfume or makeup. Don’t Continue reading Delight In The Lord

Temptation

Temptations can ensnare you or paralyze you. Capitulating to temptation impacts your life and the life of your coworkers, family and friends. Consistently succumbing to a particular temptation can over time ruin your career or life. You can think that you can outsmart temptations, and then suddenly and, embarrassingly you find yourself fallen flat on your face in sin. When temptations trip you up, remember that God is a God of forgiveness, a God of grace, and that the blood Continue reading Temptation