I questioned the Lord, "Is happiness only found when love is present?" While the love of most is growing cold, I take a hard look at how our love can grow cold and the results of cold love.
Think about the area you struggle in shame. It's there that Christ wants to come & reveal His life & purpose. This place of deepest crisis.
Expectations are laws we set to control. When I expect from someone, I am determining what is needed to please ME.
Our inalienable rights–life, liberty, and our pursuit of happiness–don't necessarily coincide with the declaration of dependence found in the beatitudes.
There's a difference between pain and suffering for someone who’s born again. Suffering is usually the result of my resistance, while pain is a mark of change.
Jesus did not trust Himself to man, because He knew what was in a man.
Circumstances are nothing before the Most High God. Circumstances aren’t God, they only seem ALL powerful. Our actual reality is: God is GOD!
Have you ever cried because of the Will of God? Has His choices in your life caused you grief and tested your faith? What if you don't like the Will of God?
In these crises we're living through let’s seek His face and hear His Voice rather than entering into deep despair or worse throwing in the towel.
Acceptance of limitations only pushed us into the Kingdom. Our earthly limitations gives us unlimited access to the realms of heaven.
With the looming of the Fiscal Cliff, the uncertainty of our direction as a country and that nagging sense that there is impending danger, I still have to say in all honesty, "It is a good day!"
I don’t know if we now possess what it takes to fight! Do we really want what we have been given and willing to fight for it!