You Are Chosen by God

Proof: Jeremiah 1:5, NIV Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. John 15:16, ESV You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruitContinue reading “You Are Chosen by God”

You Are Forgiven

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Colossians 1:13-14 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.Continue reading “You Are Forgiven”

Needed: Open-Heart Surgery

Symptoms: Offended, Inability to form meaningful relationships, Stony (impenetrable to the word of God and wise counsel), Calloused, Unable to love genuinely, Lacks empathy, Incapable of making a sound judgment without being overly emotional Diagnosis: Broken, Unhealthy heart Cause: Issues of life can leave our hearts broken and unhealthy. The state of the world addsContinue reading “Needed: Open-Heart Surgery”

From a Seed to Full Bloom

Dear Beloved, What vision has God planted in your heart? What has He gifted you to do? What interests you? What do you find yourself doing naturally? Get your finger on that one thing. What is it? What if that one thing is all it you need to launch change the trajectory of your life?Continue reading “From a Seed to Full Bloom”

Fighting for Us

The past two weeks, I’ve had to watch my children walk through a very familiar place. They have been in situations where they’ve had to choose their responses and choose their battles. Have you been there? I have many times. Each time, I’ve learned something new about myself and have had to decide whether toContinue reading “Fighting for Us”

Armor Up: Part 1

Ephesians 6: 10-18 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evilContinue reading “Armor Up: Part 1”