God is a patient counselor who turns one page of our hearts at a time and says, “Will you give me this today? Will you trust me to gently cut this out of your life?”
Can we get so busy doing stuff for God that we forget to rest in God?
We can't confine Jesus to a religious box. The only reasonable response to him is total surrender — pledging loyalty and surrendering control.
When we pray little, we are telling God that we don’t trust him. Maintaining a vital connection to God is a choice.
We can understand why God won't answer prayers for things that are selfish or immoral. But it's hard to understand why heartfelt, well-intentioned, biblical prayer seems to go unanswered.
Forgiveness doesn’t mean absolving people of the consequences of their actions.
Not every thought that runs through your head is from God. How do you know when a prompting is from God and when it’s Satan whispering lies?
Give everything to Jesus and you’ll discover the priceless treasure of life with him. Simple? Yes. Easy? No. Worth it? Definitely.
A small film crew set out to interview 300 people about faith, fear, and whether or not Canada is ready for the Gospel. Over 14,000km later, they had an answer.
Power to Change founder Dr. Bill Bright offers a simple definition of successful witnessing.
Gratitude flows from a habit of noticing, and responding to, what God is doing. Start this habit today and your life will never look the same!
Guarding my heart means being mindful of the things I think and feel. When I leave the door open, unattended, I give Satan an opportunity to slip all kinds of things in there.
When it comes to evangelism, I'm a pretty slow learner. Here are two little stories — one about a time I failed to obey the Spirit, and another about a time when I stepped out in faith.
When the plane went down, Dave was snapped out of just living for himself and asked: “What if I die? What have I been living for?”
Do you believe that God is going to show up? Trust takes practice.
Without realizing it I had started to believe that I had to take care of my finances myself. I thought that if I gave 10% there wouldn't be enough. Clearly God and I had some work to do.
Are you looking for unfailing Love?
"Stop! In the name of Love before you break yourself!"
God isn’t even off by a millisecond!
You can’t microwave faith; it gets soggy!
Sometimes God plans to make us wait for what's best.
You will never slip God’s mind!
Are you forgetting how much God has already shown up in your life?
No matter what we go through, we can be confident our Lord is right there beside us.
We have an independent streak that runs really deep.
Do you trust God to catch you when you fall?
Are you treading water in the storm?
The silence of God can teach us great wisdom. .
Feast your heart and mind on all Jesus is today.
Where is God in the wilderness when you don't feel him?
When we live our lives with prayer on the fringe we are really telling God that we don’t trust him. Often with our lips, we declare trust, but with our lives, we show that we really don’t believe he will see us through.
The bills must be paid and you don't have the money. What do you do? Should you take out plastic or faith?
When life throws that curveball and you have the wind knocked out of you, what do you do? Where do you turn?
Releasing your worry to God means that you place it entirely with him. And that can be hard.
If your husband just lost his job, here's how you can encourage and support him in this time of uncertainty. Soon you'll be stronger and more united than ever.
How much time and opportunity do we squander because we think we have nothing to offer?
The recession hit and I'd lost my job. Debts piled up and my wife returned to teaching, but her job would never afford us the lifestyle we considered acceptable. I began to wonder if we'd ever be happy again.
Dependence on God.
Have you hit dead ends in life lately?
God does not leave us empty-handed on the road of suffering. He will send us reminders of his faithfulness and presence. But we need to have our eyes open to see them.
Faith does not mean you become immune to pain; neither is it an escape.
Build your confidence in God with these tips and prayers. By trusting him, you will find your inner peace.
His Word is a healing balm for weary hearts, and a steel-cable-like strength that undergirds us.
Just as he renewed David’s strength in the presence of his enemies, God will do the same for us.
God promises to draw near to you as you draw near to him. And it's a promise you can count on.
Do you believe that God is going to fulfill his plan in your life?
Knock out the enemy with King David's UFC moves.
So many times I have thought back, wondering what actually happened to my “perfect plan.”
Across from me a ball of fire plumed up. A mobile across from me and down two was on fire. Fear gripped my heart.