Ephesians 6:18Pray in the Spirit at all times, with every kind of prayer and petition. To this end, stay alert with all perseverance in your prayers for all the saints It is important at times to train your focus in meditation. Once you have that "focus" you can guide your thoughts into a truly meditative state. … Continue reading Holy Meditation with the Spirit of God-Tip #1
This is a real issue and a real problem for those who have been hurt; for churches who inflicted the pain; and for churches who are trying to be faithful to the work of The Kingdom Of God who are ignored by those who have been hurt. In October of 2015 Jonathan Hollingworth wrote a great piece that I offer for your reading. Jonathan says it much better than I can. Here is the link: What Not To Say To Someone Who’s Been Hurt By The Church And remember:
Love God with all your heart. Love others the way Jesus loves you. And make sure all the glory goes to Him!
“You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.” (Matthew 17:20)
Relate: I remember going to a conference when I was a student at Central Bible College. Tommy Barnett was doing a leadership seminar and Nixa Assembly was sending its ministry team to go and hear him. Pastor Barnett was speaking on faith, I don’t remember the specifics, but at the end everyone was to write their dream on a little piece of paper, go up and leave it at the altar, and pick up this mustard seed in exchange.
Up to that point I’d never seen a mustard seed before. I knew conceptually that they were small. I’d been told so in…
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Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten. Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days. Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth. Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter. Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you.
I have read several commentators who…
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Healing Verses to start the year off right!
Beautifully done Witty Mummy!
Too many times we can feel helpless, hopeless, disheartened and even out of control. But take heart that our good Lord is just somewhere out there looking after us especially on the most difficult of situations, we only have to call Him. God is our ultimate source of encouragement. Here are 5 uplifting Bible verses to start your year right!
2 Timothy 1:12 “But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that day what has been entrusted to me.”
This Bible verse gives us assurance that God is not finished with us until that day of His return and will guard us against that day to ensure we are delivered into the kingdom. The Apostle Paul was “convinced” that God “is able to guard” us “until that day,” or, as Jude put it, God is “able…
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The Web of the Mind