Draw Near to the Presence of God

God's Omnipresence We know that God is omnipresent. He is everywhere, and He is omniscient. He knows all that we do. Jeremiah 23:23-24 (NASB) “Am I a God who is near,” declares the Lord, “And not a God far Off? Can a man hide himself in hiding places so I do not see Him?” declares... Continue Reading →

Put on a new self.

I have been exploring what it truly means to walk by the Spirit. Coming from a Wesleyan-Arminian background, I believe in the entire sanctification of the heart. Perfect Love, an idea where our hearts are changed to be inclined to do God's will and the inclination to sin is removed. I am finding that God... Continue Reading →

Maundy Thursday

Tonight we come together for what is often called Maundy Thursday. The word maundy originates from the Latin phrase novum mandatum, which translates to new mandate or new commandment. The new commandment, found in John 13:34-35, given to the disciples, as well as us, is to “love one another. As I have loved you, so... Continue Reading →

He is nearer to us than we are aware of.

You need not cry loud; He is nearer to us than we are aware of. - Brother Lawrence Musings and insights from 'The Practice of the Presence of God' (writings of Brother Lawrence) SEVENTH LETTER At the age of nearly fourscore exhorts his correspondent, who is sixty-four, to live and die with God and promises... Continue Reading →

Endurance

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. - James 1:2-4 I cannot think of better scripture to explain what I am specifically going through... Continue Reading →

Alive with Christ

Ephesians 2:1-10; Genesis 4:5-16; John 3:1-21; Jeremiah 29:11-14; God has a plan and purpose for everyone, and they were established before we were conceived. It is impossible for us to do the will of God without His Grace, without being born from above. Lost in Sin/Missing the Mark [Eph 2:1-3 NASB] 1 And you were... Continue Reading →

Perspective

"The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! Matthew 6:22‭-‬23 NASB... Continue Reading →

More than words

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. 2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced... Continue Reading →

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