God wants first place in our lives. He wants our hearts that love so deeply to have Him as our first priority so that we can experience abundant life. What is your answer to Jesus' question, "Do you truly love Me more than these?"God wants first place in our lives. He wants our hearts that love so deeply to have Him as our first priority so that we can experience abundant life. What is your answer to Jesus' question, "Do you truly love Me more than these?"
From the cross, Jesus cries out, "It is finished." Powerful words but what do they mean? What exactly did Jesus finish for us?
Jesus went to the Garden of Gethsemane and battled in prayer. When Jesus finished praying, He was ready for the cross. Where do you need that kind of resolve in your life?
John 17 contains Jesus' prayer for Himself, His disciples, and us. Listen in as Jesus prays. What does He pray for? How should that change how you pray?
Jesus said that if we abide in Him, then we will be fruitful. What does fruitful mean? Who would you describe as fruitful?
One of the greatest gifts of faith is the Holy Spirit. Jesus promised us that He would never leave us alone but would send us the Counselor. We have not been abandoned. We are not orphans. Are you living life an orphan or a daughter?
How was Jesus able to serve others the way He did? He was willing to wash the disciples feet the night before He died on the cross. Jesus knew who He was so He was ready. Are you ready?
Sacrifice can be tough. Sometimes sacrifice means giving up things or people that are valuable to us. What promises do we have in the face of sacrifice? Is there something in it for us?
It's hard to wait on God. Sometimes the suffering is unbearable. Is there a way to journey through the difficult times?
Have you ever heard God's voice? Have you ever felt His leading? Don't miss Him when He calls.
Difficulty will come into our lives. Questions often arise when we are struggling. "Whose fault is this?" can be a common question. Jesus' answer to this question just might surprise you.
The woman caught in adultery is a familiar Bible story, but do you remember Jesus' response? His response to her, is His response to us in our sin. We are not condemned.
Do you need another diet plan? Is what you eat really going to reach those deep needs in your heart?
As women, we often find that we come up short. We are missing something, forgot something, or just plain don't have what we need. Jesus has the abundance we need.
Jesus asks a very sick man, "Do you want to get well?" What if Jesus asked you the same question? He has a plan for us and asks us to trust Him for everything we need.
Our regrets do not have to haunt us. Jesus wants to set us free from our pasts and even use them for good. Read the story of the Samaritan woman and see how God wants to use you!
We have all had seasons of darkness. Jesus comes to illuminate our paths and our lives. Come into the light!
We all feel at times like we are out of whatever it is we need. Many of you may be looking at your own lives and thinking, “I can’t do it!” Maybe you can’t. My first question would be, "Have you prayed about your schedule, and asked God for His direction?" Let Him put on your schedule what He wants on it and take off of your schedule what He wants to take off of it. If you feel like your schedule has been directed by God and are still struggling, maybe it’s time to focus on God and His resources and trust that He will provide in His time and in His way.
Guarding our heart is a practice of confession. If we allow sinful thoughts to saturate our heart, we turn away from the abundant life Jesus invites us to live. This life is short - let's not waste it.
We live in a world that tells us life is in a new car, an amazing man, a fulfilling career, a great figure, or any number of other options. If these things aren't satisfying us how do we find and maintain a rich and satisfying life anyway? John shares that Jesus is life and He has come so that we may live it to its fullest. A full life begins when we confess that we need Jesus more than we need things.