“But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh (Gal. 5:16). What Does This Mean Though? Prior to conversion, you walked by your flesh, satisfying its desires and passions, with no thought to obeying God. But now, you have the Spirit in you. But at the same… Read More What Does it Mean to Walk by the Spirit?
Do you know those people who have that uncanny ability to know exactly how to help you? You just start sharing — not necessarily even seeking help — but they seem to hone in on exactly what you need — and then offer exactly the kind of help necessary. I believe these people have the… Read More Using Your Spiritual Gifts for the Church
This post contains affiliate links. I might receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using any of my links below. WHO IS THE HOLY SPIRIT? The third person of the Trinity can generally seem like He’s swept under the rug — as if He’s not a person… Read More How to Pray for More Power from the Holy Spirit
Are you in a place where you feel like your sins are too great for God to forgive? Are you wondering how you can have a relationship with a holy God if you’re wrestling with certain sins and feel like you’re losing. Or perhaps, you’ve won the battle over some besetting sins, but does it… Read More When it Feels Like Your Sins are too Big for God’s Forgiveness
When I was a new believer, this was one of the first things I wanted to know. I had the Bible, but how did God use that to speak to me? Does He speak to me only through the Bible or were there other ways to hear from Him? I needed to hear from my… Read More Does God Still Speak Today?
When Jesus experienced separation from God the Father when the cup of God’s wrath was poured on His son for our sins, Jesus cried out “My God, my God, why have you foresaken me?” (Matt. 27:46). It was the first time Jesus experienced separation from His Father. Jesus and His Father were always one (John… Read More Experiencing God’s Presence
An online definition of gorge is to “Eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food“. It may not necessarily be food, but is there anything that you fill yourself up with… tv, social media, hobbies, leisure, work, sports, etc.? If you do, what is the result… satisfaction, happiness, fullness, contentment? How long do the… Read More Feasting on God’s Goodness
This post contains affiliate links If you’re not built up in the Lord, it’s hard to build others up. As you know, pouring into others can be draining if you’re not built up and empowered by the Spirit — but this is what Christians are called to do, build one another up as the Spirit… Read More How a Misunderstood Gift Can Build Up the Church and You
I’m not a renowned pastor, writer, or teacher. No, I’m not a who’s who of the Christian faith and yes, I’m ok with that – just a believer who desires to see God do extraordinary things through ordinary people – maybe that’s you and I know that’s certainly me. After I’ve seen God manifest His power through… Read More Power Through the Ordinary Believer
“Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy” (1 Cor. 14:1). To Dream a Dream I have always been a dreamer. Not too long after the Holy Spirit opened my eyes to see my need for a Savior, Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of my sins in January 2006, I… Read More Prophecy: Why it Matters