An act of sacrificial love is to love right, sincerely and in truth. This is the kind of love we are urged to pursue. The kind of love that flows from the heart comes from those who are Christ-centered, rooted in Christ as our vine, a born-again Christian whose fruit is evidence by the way … Continue reading Fellowship – a Clear Conscience is a Blessing
Today's passage of Scripture, John is telling us how to go about sacrificial love. 19 This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence: 20 If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything. 21 Dear friends, if our … Continue reading Fellowship – Just Do It!
I am overwhelmed by the passage of scripture in this post today. The passage is so profound. Open your heart and allow the Holy Spirit to speak to you through this passage. We know how sin stops us from being who we really are – and that is children of God! Sin also shackles our … Continue reading Fellowship – The sweetness of Life
He takes all our sins, faults, weaknesses, and failures, and gives us His ability, His righteousness, and His strength. He takes our diseases and sicknesses and gives us His healing and health. He takes our messed-up, failure-filled past and gives us forgiveness and hope of a bright future. "All of us have become like one … Continue reading On our own we are nothing
If you plant a fruit tree, let's say an orange tree, you will expect oranges to grow. An orange tree will not produce pears. It is not part of the orange tree's nature to produce a different fruit. This is a good way to imagine how the natural is a resemblance of the Spiritual. Just … Continue reading Roots and Fruits – the Child of the Devil
Are you experiencing the deepest intimacy with God that you can? Do you soar in the heavens with Holy Spirit? If your answer to this kind of life is no, it is because barriers are chaining you down. If you are not soaring through this series, I will help you to understand what chains are … Continue reading Roots and Fruits – Children of God
Good morning, Heavenly Father! Thank You for a new day. Thank You that Your compassion is renewed every morning and never fails. Great is Your faithfulness and Your steadfast love, O Lord! I don’t know what all is going to happen today, and how much I’ll get done, but You do. So I give this … Continue reading Daily Prayer – 13 June
The Vine and the Branches John 15:1-14 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. 3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. 4 Remain in … Continue reading I am a friend of Jesus
Who am I? This is not a one-time question for most of us. Throughout life we can find ourselves questioning - yet again - who am I, and what have I allowed to influence my life over the voice of God? The living God has given us His Word and Spirit. And He has told us … Continue reading Knowing and Believing
I have, for the last three mornings, woken up with a song in my mind....Watch this space for a post for anyone who feels far from the shallows... Jesus comforts - “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. John 14:1 Jesus can bring you back from the shallow and into … Continue reading Are you in the shallow?