Not listening always leads to death and devastation—always! To tell God “what is” rather than listening to Him to hear what is, is simply pride.
When Adam and Eve fell, they fell with all of humanity inside of them. We, every one of us, as a collective, were IN our parents Adam and Eve as their seed.
My path toward rectifying a problem led me to come face to face with God’s purpose and provision. I moved to fix a problem, but God brought me to Himself.
You cannot love anyone unless you love your self. Love must enfold your every relationship, including your enemies.
Rightly loving your Self, as obedience to God’s second command, is something entirely different than self-worship. To love and respect your self honors God!
When life hurts us, there's a temptation to make a pact with the devil to survive it. This play for power over the pain in our lives is deadly and devastating.
Being sorrowful about sin doesn’t mean that we hunger and thirst for righteousness. Grief about our sinful condition is not actual repentance for our sin.
I want to confess a sleight-of-hand use by my soul to get its own way. It was a “These are not the droids you’re looking for” moment for sure.
Not a single time did the Lord excuse a sinner because of their circumstances. He had grace but never excuse. There's no get out of jail free pass because of circumstances.
To lend our ear to the accuser is listening to Satan’s words by leaving the Lord’s voice. If he can surround us with evil people spitting at us, and get us to spit in return, he wins.
Our culture is literally inflamed with “self.” We are consumed with self-interests, self-promotion, and gratifying self. We have become our own lovers and it is only going to get worst.
Being focused on what God has for ME is not selfish. In fact, it's vital for a life of adventure! So let’s talk about how to be on self in an obedient way.