God is looking to us for our choice and our intention. Performance is not possible from the created, only by the Creator.
Either Jesus is who He claims to be or He is an utter fraud. Cry Hosanna, because Jesus is all that He promised and HE LIVES! Hosanna for evermore!
I have often found myself grieving that I don't love God more than I do. I want for Him more love and devotion than I am able to give. His answer to me was liberating.
More than just a symbolic ritual, communion blasted me out of the accuser’s kill zone and into the presence of the Father and the Throne of Grace.
I'm having to learn a rather crucial life lesson that never seems to end: it's not personal. Often, what I think is a personal attack actually is not personal at all.
How many times do I make snap judgments about people? Do I care who the person really is? Do I display the general Shepherd aspect of Christ's character?
Here is a reminder that I welcome with tears of relief and joy: The weight of the world isn't mine to carry. I am called to shine, not to solve.
Some of you may be in store for some suffering this Christmas. I don’t know what plans the Lord has for you, but I bless your seeking Christ in it.
I had an experience of “Not I, but Christ.” A living example of "It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me." — Just Behind My Eyes
Any time I come out of my quiet life into the bubbling whirl of people, I need silence in the aftermath to seek God's face and restore my spirit.
When God is the source of good in my life, when His goodness motivates my word or action, then that is the good that overcomes evil.
After a rough day I asked God, "What do I do with this?" His response was, "Bring Me into it." If it's Christ in me, then I can bring Him into the world & leave it with Him.