Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Journey to Becoming Christ-like

“My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.” Endure hardship as discipline; … Continue reading

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Letting Go of the Past

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from … Continue reading

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The Perfect Gift

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 (NIV) Amidst the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, did you get everyone the perfect gift? Perhaps you … Continue reading

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Experiencing Grief?

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18 (NIV) The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it … Continue reading

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Ready for the Test?

To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” – John 8:31-32 (NIV) How do you … Continue reading

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What is Your Motive in the Fight?

“None of us, my lord the king,” said one of his officers, “but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the very words you speak in your bedroom.” “Go, find out where he is,” the … Continue reading

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Life to the Fullest Measure

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. – John 10:10 (NIV)  What does it mean to have life to the fullest measure? Many … Continue reading

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Feeling Desperate?

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. – Psalm 42:1-2a (NIV)  “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and … Continue reading

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Allow God to Turn Your Test into a Testimony

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. – James 1:12 When you were in school did … Continue reading

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Breaking Generational Curses

And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave … Continue reading

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