His Love Has Redeemed Us
The eternal redemption afforded to us by the powerful sacrifice of Jesus is a wonderful, life-giving demonstration of God's unconditional, unchanging love. I've gone through much of my life feeling condemned. I look at my thoughts, actions, reactions, and failures and apply my condemning perspect...
His Love Pursues Us
The fact that we are pursued by the Creator of the universe is an unfathomable truth perfectly illustrating the amazing love our heavenly Father has for us. Ephesians 2:8 says, "For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God." Those ...
God is a Fun Father
There is a terrible misconception in the church today that our Father is not a fun God. For most Christians, what they know of God comes through worship services rather than direct encounters with the living God. As the body of Christ, we have not cultivated a culture of restored relationship wel...
God Disciplines Us in Love
Our world despises discipline. We view correction as an attempt to keep us from doing what we really want rather than an act of love to guide us toward a more abundant life. If we are ever going to live the incredible life God longs to give us, we need renewal in the area of discipline. We must a...
God Encourages Us
Our God is the great encourager. He takes the weak and makes them strong. He takes the hopeless and transforms them into beacons of eternal salvation. He takes the broken and heals them with his love. And he takes the doubting and fills them with powerful encouragement from on high.
God is Our Provider
In Matthew 6:25-33 Jesus says,
Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the ai...
God is Present
If there's one truth that has the power to guide you into the fullness of life available to you in Christ, it's that God is present. Psalm 139:7-10 says,
Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are...
The Patient Passion of God
There is no virtue more calming than patience. A peaceful lifestyle begins with patience. When birthed by a heavenly perspective, patience can transform even the most stressful places of one’s heart into calm streams of joy and ...
An Unconditional Love
In Brennan Manning's book, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging
, he writes,
But we cannot assume that [God] feels about us the way we feel about ourselves—unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely. In human form J...
God the Giver of Courage
Your portion as a child of the Most High God is a life filled with bravery and courage. The Lord desires to take what brings you fear and force it out with an infilling of courage rooted in the truth of his word for you. Open your heart and mind today to receive healing and transformation in the ...