Most of us have heard that the truth will set us free, but there's a condition: 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 Will you join … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 10/2/2019
Weekly Scripture for prayer
The laments invite us to boldly express our pain, anger, and fear to God with visceral honesty. They seek an answer from the only One who can bring relief. They keep seeking. They stay in dialogue.
While contentment may not just magically appear, one day we may all of the sudden realize that we too have learned contentment through our experience of walking with God. I’m guessing it won’t be in spite of our circumstances, but because of them. #TrustGod #SeekGod
Paul’s contentment is rooted in his dependence on Jesus. When he is weak, then he is strong. It is God’s grace that is sufficient, not Paul's abilities—or ours. #TrustGod
At the end of my last post, Widows, Orphans, & Foreigners Still Matter, I suggested that we should celebrate our interdependence. While I hope that you enjoy the fireworks and BBQ's today if you're in the U.S., no matter where you are I pray that we as God's people will all focus more on being … Continue reading Rethinking Blessing: Celebrating Interdependence
We can always find a reason to not help that person or that group, but are we willing to look Jesus in the eye and tell Him our reasons for not helping those whom He loved?