What if we rejoice not just because we share Christ’s sufferings but also because the enemy just revealed himself? It's a joy to have targets for prayer!
Silence highlights the true nature of the words coming out of my mouth. When my mind is quiet, it’s easy to hear whether my words build or destroy.
Love of the world is not only found in brothels and bars. When the world distracts our eyes and directs our focus, we have love of the world.
Fear has struck and will strike us all. But when fear strikes, we don’t have to stay stricken. We belong to Jesus Christ and HE rules, not fear.
Being utterly known by Jesus isn’t just an idea. He knows me, knows my wounds, and He moved to save me from a situation that would have gutted me badly.
To tell God “what is” rather than listening to Him to hear what is, is pride. This always leads to death and devastation—always!
Unbelief is my Achilles' heel. The reality is this: I have the authority and I can use it. No matter what the circumstance looks like, my struggle is a lie.
I am not a victim of my nature. I have the authority to overcome! I've been given this authority must use it because I will answer for my life.
Not a day goes by that the Spirit hasn’t convicted me of the faith I have in sense and reason. Recent events in Charlotte brought it to the fore again.
Christ was crowned with the thorns and thistles of my own rebellion. But there's a solution to the harvesting in painful toil and struggling with thorns and thistles.
I wonder what this “petty” war of malfunctioning technology looks like in the heavens. Is there an angel pinned down with a solution somewhere up there?
I've seen the truth about my rebellion against God and authority. Without authority, I get death! But under authority, the heavens are opened for me.