Category: Serving God

God’s Communication

  God wants to hear from us in prayer.  God wants us to share every aspect of our lives with Him.  Then God wants us to listen.  We should be listening for God’s response after every prayer.  In fact, listening is probably the most…

What it Means to Know Jesus

  After Jesus rose from the dead, He appeared to his disciples and greeted them this way:  “Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”  (John 20:19)  When we trust Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we are granted the…

Trusting God Brings Peace

  The Bible tells us that when we put our complete trust in God, He will take care of our every need.  Of course, this is much easier said than done.  The enemy of God works day and night to destroy our trust in…

Identifying God’s Instruction

  The moment we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, the Holy Spirit indwells us and remains with us as part of God’s everlasting promise to never leave us or forsake us. “And I will ask the Father, and he will give…

With God You Can’t Lose           

  We all face difficult times that often come out of nowhere and overtake our lives with an overwhelming sense of dread.  How we respond to stressful challenges is a true measure of our relationship with God.  You may remember the familiar story from…

The Power of Prayer

  Contrary to popular belief, prayer is not God’s drive-thru window, where we can order up anything we want in life.  Prayer is our direct connection to God and should be used to acknowledge God’s awesome power and love, to give thanks for all…

Adversity and God

Adversity is the tool God uses to develop his followers into extraordinarily capable ambassadors in service to His eternal purpose.  We are in training for our eternal existence in the kingdom of God.  In much the same way we would train for any Olympic…

Where are You? – Part Five – Final Chapter

  Where are YOU in your walk with the Lord? PERSPECTIVE In the book of Deuteronomy (28:1-2) we learn the simple formula for achieving God’s blessing.  “Now it shall be, if you diligently obey the Lord your God, being careful to do all His…

Where are You? – Part Four of Five

  Where are YOU in your walk with the Lord? FOCUS Achieving God’s desired path in our life requires continuing education.  Our first source of knowledge is, of course, the Word of God, but we shouldn’t stop there.  There are many wise counselors in…

Where are You? – Part Three of Five

  Where are YOU in your walk with the Lord? FAILURE, BETRAYAL & TEMPTATION Earth is God’s training ground for our eternal existence.  For that reason, we are in a constant battle between good and evil.  Negative experiences are the tools God uses to…