I am a giver. All my life I have loved giving. Time, money, worldly possessions – it really didn’t matter. My family for years have been confused as to why I love to give so much. We grew up poor and we still aren’t what the world would consider rich, but I always said thatContinue reading “Giving – What you should never do”
In a recent bible study session with some friends the topic of fasting came up, specifically, should Christians fast? Fasting is the discipline of going without food and/ or drink and for our purposes it would be in a religious sense. One mentioned a popular resource they use and we reviewed it. It bothered myContinue reading “Should Christians fast?”
Every day the spirit of God speaks to me. That was never the case before. So what changed? Here are the top 3 things that I changed in my life: Total Surrender I had to stop doing things my way. I gave God control sometimes. And usually that was the times when things were soContinue reading “How to hear God every day”
Is your heart and mind in the right place when you enter the presence of God? Has your spiritual life become a habit instead of an attitude of devotion and praise? Let us be like David who said “You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.” Psalm 63:1
Many of us understand why we should pray. Not many however, think of praying for their Pastors. Here is a daily prayer you can pray for your pastor or any spiritual leader.
There is a difference between the knowing OF God and KNOWING God! Don’t rely on others to build a relationship with Christ. Do you know him for yourself?
Your renewal should be in solitude and quiet. In Jesus’ ministry he showed us the importance of solitude for renewal. Jesus time of solitude was spending time with God. “But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.” Luke 5:16
Have you ever read a story that left you mystified? The Bible is such an amazing book filled with not just stories to entertain but words that carries strong emotions within us that leave an invariable lesson and teaching in our own lives today. This bible story is an amazing one about not quitting!
Has God ever lead you to be silent? Makes no sense to complain or stress. Words have power. Be mindful of people around you and what you say. Sometimes God is just telling us to be silent.
Why should we pray? I reflect on six (6) important reasons why we should have a prayer life. And the greatest guideline can be found in this prayer…