It’s not all up to us!

Feeling burdened and overwhelmed this Monday morning? Remember- We have one job—to trust and obey the One who is powerfully at work In this world. Everything else is His job! Hallelujah! It’s not all up to us! The author of Hebrews explains that Jesus is the perfect priest of a better covenant to ALL whoContinue reading “It’s not all up to us!”

Have you ever wanted to skip past hard parts of Scripture?

Well, let’s just skip over this next section of Scripture about men and women in the church (1 Tim 2:8-15) . It’s kind of hard and controversial. Except, we can’t do that. We can’t pick the parts of the Bible we like, and understand, and ignore the others. In this section, Paul is teaching soundContinue reading “Have you ever wanted to skip past hard parts of Scripture?”

When you are in the battle…

Paul is about to challenge Timothy to “wage the good warfare”. (I Tim 1:18) Let’s just stop here, and notice that Paul characterizes service to the Lord as waging warfare. The life of a true Christ follower is not one of ease in this life. We are in a battle and lately, that seems allContinue reading “When you are in the battle…”

We aren’t of those who shrink back!

I know these are hard days. I feel them too. But I’m also seeing God at work, even now, maybe especially now in the midst of the chaos that is 2020. I’ve heard these words from several different young people around me in just the past couple of days. They are all in their twenties—Continue reading “We aren’t of those who shrink back!”

Sometimes it seems Satan is winning…

Sometimes, it seems Satan is winning. We’d be dishonest if we didn’t admit, that when we see his “victories”, we can get down. But hold on! Our God is greater and He is perfect in taking what the enemy intends for evil and bringing good from it. I’m reminded of this this morning. In hisContinue reading “Sometimes it seems Satan is winning…”

It may not feel like it, but THE MOST HIGH rules!

It may not seem like it. You may not feel like it. You may be resisting it with all your might. But the truth is, THE MOST HIGH rules!! Long ago, King Nebuchadnezzar told Daniel the words he had heard in his dream about what God would do. (Dan 4:10-18) In the vision, the holyContinue reading “It may not feel like it, but THE MOST HIGH rules!”