If you look at the stories of the men of faith in the Bible, each of them had to embrace God and His Word as He defined it to them.
I had a revelation about prayer being an investment with a major ROI. It isn’t as if it's our motivation to pray but it is certainly the reward for praying.
You may not currently see God's movement in your life. You may be questioning, “Where are You, God?” But God's weaving a tapestry to give us every opportunity to know Him.
The living water of the Spirit is always "flowing, bubbling within him to eternal life!" It isn't subject to the conditions of your natural life.
Why does our God make our living reality something unseen rather than seen? And why is faith required to please God and nothing else?
We live in the Reality of our unseen realm. We're called to suspend our earthly reason and logic to believe in something fantastical.
Faith in prayer is standing for heaven to manifest itself on earth, based on what we see IN heaven.
What if the presence of difficulty and hardship were just the Lord’s plea for us to embrace our dependence and pursue relationship with Him?
Did I approach my quiet times like a job? Did I function like I had work to do, and come hell or high water, I was going to do it.
We are God's packages, which He has taken complete responsibility for handling and delivering.
I have had a hard time imagining that God wants to spend time with me. I understand my pursuit of Him, but that He would desire to be with me? “He really yearns to be with me?”
The instruction from Jesus for the order of the Eucharist holds stark warnings. Reading those warnings gave me fresh reverence for the holiness of communion.