Looking at the pages of the book of James & seeing the ways that God works through the trials to make us more mature in our faith. It reminds me how desperate I am in this desert land, thirsty for your mercy & plan while you give me the strength to stand. You’re my greatest pleasure, yeah, no matter the weather I face, Lord you never forsake, my fragile life is safe under your sovereign grace.
Whether or not the quote: “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with” is true, I urge you to spend enough time with Jesus for Him to be included in your 5. After all, we’re called to be Christ like.
[A] Christian is not a man who never goes wrong, but a man who is enabled to repent and pick himself up and begin over again after each stumble—because the Christ-life is inside him, repairing him all the time[.]
The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.
A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.
Anytime you decide to get closer to God the enemy decides to get closer to you.
Life is God's novel. Let Him write it.: "You are more than the choices that you've made. You are more than the sum of your past mistakes. You are more than the...
Isn’t amazing that we’re a whole new person in Jesus? like, I’ve lied and cheated and done bad things but I turn to Jesus and in his eyes, I’m white as snow and pure and perfect all because of Him.
nothing gets me feelings like I feel when I think about how God forgives and how He’s sent His son…
That incomparable moment when you are in major need of a touch from God and He rushes in like a pent-up flood and leaves you utterly speechless. I love those moments. When you don’t have to say a thing because He already knows it all. He just knows. My GOD is great, let me tell you.
The theme of the Bible is, ‘God loves you’.
The bravest people
are those who have been broken
but picked up the shards.