I’ve been thinking a lot. Maybe I’ve been sitting in the proverbial valley so long that I’d forgotten what it was like to just enjoy God. We’re about halfway done our time in Santa Barbara, and it’s nothing like I’d worried it out to be. Typical. This experience, this time, is my time of rest … More Simple Faith On Sabado Tarde.
“I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages.” -Charles Spurgeon If there’s one thing I’m sure of, it’s that God is teaching gratitude in adversity, and teaching me how to rest assured in His presence. He’s at work in all of us, refining and redeeming our living, because … More Ever Present.
“16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?” Romans 6:16 A couple weeks ago I did this post on Facebook and Instagram about wanting to have better … More Powerless.
“Dear Lord, please give me clear direction as to what you want to do with my life. Give me your clear calling for my life. Amen.” That’s probably one of the most common prayers uttered to God. I feel like it’s especially common as a young adult concerned with career direction just after finishing your first degree, … More Direction.
21 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 If I could have it, if I could get there, I would have Jesus be my full treasure. And what Christian wouldn’t? But, that’s life – the constant working out of salvation, sanctification and the building of a relationship with Christ … More Treasure.
“Mondays” are the worst phenomenon to occur since the advent of mosquito bites. I realized on my drive in to work how painful it was to leave the weekend behind. And yet, even as my mouth was too tired to mouth any good prayer, God spoke gently to me saying: “I have made you to … More Sustained.
I love the gritty, raw texture of Jonathan David’s voice in No Longer Slaves by Bethel. There is depth to his voice, there is a deeper story in its sound alone. It tells of a confident desperation, and deep joyful desire to claim one’s identity in Christ – no longer a slave to fear or … More His.