The devil wants you to believe that how you are has to be how you remain.
When we receive his salvation we are set free, but it will take his experiential truth hidden in our hearts to keep us free.
Seek to see yourself as God sees you — no more, no less.
The Christmas tree had caught on fire, and the home was completely engulfed in flames.
When his truth is embedded in our heart, it will set us free and keep us free!
Do you remember where it all started?
Those brave enough to follow the suffering Savior will also suffer until, in glory, we see Jesus face to face and every form of affliction will cease.
We need to be buried to be fully alive.
The King of kings is so much stronger than the shame you carry.
I grew up in a very strict environment. No TV, no jewelry, no competitive sports. Women wear dresses at all times and don’t cut their hair. It was the only way I knew to follow for a long time.
We love or hate rules depending on whether they condemn us or justify us. When a law protects us, we heartily approve. When we break a law, we often resent it.
The Christian life of obedience is not about following strict rules.
We rob ourselves of the joy of serving in the power of his Spirit when we serve Jesus without Jesus himself.