Trust in Our Purpose

Last Friday we talked about “Trust in Our Purpose.” One of the things we covered was why it’s important to trust God. Prov. 3:5-6 says, “Trust in and rely confidently on the Lord with all your heart and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways...

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Peace in Our Purpose

On Friday we talked about the characteristics of God’s peace for our lives. Let’s look at Colossians 3:15 (AMPC). “And let the peace (soul harmony which comes) from Christ rule (act as umpire continually) in your hearts [deciding and settling with finality all questions that arise in your minds, in...

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Broken Trust

Trust is a funny thing. Early on in life, we’re usually open to trusting people right away, but as people start to let us down we become apprehensive about ever trusting them again.  When we’re hurt by someone in the natural, that pain can leak into our spirit-man, and we...

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Let God Lead

Even though it may be hard to trust the Lord when you do not see your plans unfolding the way you imagined, you have to know that if you put God first He will always orchestrate the plans for your life for good.  Apply Matt. 6:33 to your life everyday:...

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Prayer is Our Right

Looking back at Nikki’s message on prayer, let’s focus on the right and privilege we have as believers to pray. 1 Timothy 2:8 says, “Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without anger and disputing or quarreling or doubt [in their mind].” God...

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Knowing the Season

As we have seen the past few days, our weather has been very spring-like and warm, but do not be fooled by what it feels like this week! We’re still in the middle of winter.  For instance, Tuesday afternoon it was almost 60 degrees outside, but Tuesday night the temperature...

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Finish the Journey

How awesome it is that the Lord has our final outcome prepared for us! That includes plans of peace and not evil and a hope that the world cannot give us. Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts...

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In Your Heart and on the Throne

Proverbs 23:7 says, “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…”  We must make sure that our heart is in line with what the Word of God says because our mind is directly attached to our heart.  Whatever we allow to rule the Throne of Our Heart will...

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Taking the High Way

Proverbs 15:19 says, “The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway,” and 16:17 says, “The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.” Let’s take a minute to focus on these two verses from...

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The Gains of Sacrifice

“There are benefits to trusting God and not ourselves.” – Carrington Hessel Looking back on Carrington’s message from Friday, Mount Moriah was the place Abraham was supposed to sacrifice the son he waited so long to have. This was the toughest situation for a father to have to deal with,...

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