Posts with the category “christian-life”
June 16th, 2020
We are looking forward to each new day as more and more of us are able to gather together in community. We are looking forward to all of the new ministry opportunities that are presenting themselves. ...
He Sees The Value
May 18th, 2020
God’s unconditional love changes a person. Once we have truly experienced the love and acceptance of Jesus Christ, we can never be the same. When we give our hearts to Him in true surrender, He comes...
May 12th, 2020
Jesus knew exactly what Peter was struggling with. He knew the hold that regret had on his life. He knew that Peter needed to remember how much he really did love his Savior. No matter what the past...
We Are In This Together
May 5th, 2020
My prayer is that we would begin to remember all the things that we have going for us. That we would call to mind in times of struggle, “That if God is for us who can be against us.” We are not alon...
April 28th, 2020
All of our sin comes from the brokenness of our lives and it is only the work of Christ that can and will save us. You may believe that no one in this world understands the pain and suffering that you...
Let Them Hear His Story
April 20th, 2020
The world needs to hear our story. “Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given me. Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the ...
April 13th, 2020
Once we experience the love and peace of Christ we can’t help share that peace with others. We are the peacemakers. The best way to bring peace into a person’s life is by introducing him/her to the ...
Define Your Reality - Day 21
March 31st, 2020
Together, let’s begin to magnify God, making Him greater! Let’s begin to look into who He is and discover what He has in store for us. We often praise God at church, but once we leave that’s where i...
Define Your Reality - Day 20
March 28th, 2020
I know is not our intentions, but we are all guilty. But I don’t want you to feel beat up about this. Instead I want to remind you of these truths. Like Peter, it is easy to lose focus on Christ. We’r...
Define Your Reality - Day 19
March 26th, 2020
Jesus calls us His friends. What a powerful truth. We are “friends of God.” But what does it mean to be a friend? ...
Define Your Reality - Day 18
March 25th, 2020
Let the tears flow. Let the feelings you feel be fully felt. We can have faith, know the truth, proclaim the promises and still shed a tear. So we weep, we cry, we scream and shout, knowing that God h...
Define Your Reality - Day 17
March 24th, 2020
Jesus is also where we find true life! See verse 4 , where John says, "In Him was life, and the life was the light of men." We think that we'll find life and satisfaction in God's creation...in create...
Define Your Reality - Day 16
March 23rd, 2020
As we begin seeking God’s will and He has aligned our hearts with His own we can begin to pray for what we need. We are so blessed to be able to a look at our lives and then share our needs with our ...
Define Your Reality - Day 15
March 20th, 2020
Christ understood the pain that his disciples would endure. While Christ was fully God, he was fully man as well. He knew the emotions and anxieties of humanity. He lived it, and most importantly, he ...
Define Your Reality - Day 14
March 19th, 2020
When I ponder God’s voice and the words and message He has given, my ears and eyes often turn to the longest chapter of the Bible, Psalm 119. For some, Psalm 119 is a lengthy read. However, if we se...
Define Your Reality - Day 13
March 18th, 2020
Prayer can be something we avoid when we’re in the trenches of life. Perhaps we are mad at God, certainly confused or even deeply offended by His actions or what we see as his passivity. Prayer is our...
Define Your Reality - Day 12
March 17th, 2020
So take heart! Remember that regardless of the division that we see in the world around us, and regardless of how separated we may feel during this time of uncertainty, you and I have something in com...
Define Your Reality - Day 11
March 16th, 2020
How should we respond when hard times hit? What can we do when the affliction of life seems too much to handle? What will get us back to the feet of Jesus when we find ourselves wandering far from h...
Define Your Reality - Day 10
March 13th, 2020
Remember, your prayers are being answered, God hears them. Sometimes we have to walk through trials. Sometimes we have to walk in obedience despite knowing the outcome. Sometimes we just have to trust...
Define Your Reality - Day 9
March 12th, 2020
Take a few minutes this morning and simply sit and listen. One thing that has helped me to learn how to do this is to focus on my breath. To sit and focus on the breath that comes in and exits my lun...
Define Your Reality - Day 8
March 11th, 2020
Prayer can be extremely overwhelming. It can feel as though we don’t have the words to say, the time to say them or the thought capacity to actually articulate what our minds and hearts are actually f...
Define Your Reality - Day 7
March 10th, 2020
The Bible is filled to the brim with stories of deliverance; how God saved his people from pain, misery, and certain death. He saved Lot from Sodom and Gomorrah. He saved the family of Jacob from fami...
Define Your Reality - Day 6
March 9th, 2020
When we allow our values to match the current culture of the world around us, we are no longer following the Bible, we are following the lost. We must set our eyes on the Word of God so that we can wa...
Define Your Reality - Day 5
March 6th, 2020
Our suffering is real, but guess what? SO IS OUR GOD! The writer of this Psalm goes on to write, “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in His word I put my hope…..for the Lord is unfailing ...
Define Your Reality - Day 4
March 5th, 2020
The prayer life of a child of God is to be relentless and fervent. We can’t always avoid hard times in life. There will be sickness; there will be car wrecks; there will be empty pantries; there wil...
Define Your Reality - Day 3
March 4th, 2020
We might not have to worry about being thrown into jail or being executed for our faith in Jesus. Still, daily we face a battle over allowing our hearts and minds to be imprisoned by our own thoughts ...
Define Your Reality - Day 2
March 3rd, 2020
God loved us so much that He sent His one and only Son to be with us. Because of what Christ did on the cross and the power of His resurrection we are now free to experience an intimate relationship w...
Define Your Reality - Day 1
March 2nd, 2020
***This post was part of a Define Your Reality Devotional Series during the 30 Days of Prayer for Family Life Church in March of 2020. It was written by Robbie Ashlock.*** Reality is defined as the ...
How Sex Became King
January 16th, 2020
*** This post is taken from a Gospel Coalition article published January 8th of 2020. *** January 8, 2020 | Alex DukeIn the beginning there was a garden, and in it were two people, naked and without...
Singing Vs Worshiping
April 1st, 2019
"Let's lay aside our preferences, so that, we can worship in spirit and in truth."...
September 19th, 2018
The world we live in today is extremely fractured. All you have to do is turn on the news, and you’ll see a society here in the United States that is divided over all kinds of issues. Political partie...
December 23rd, 2017
We either receive in faith what the New Testament authors transmitted to us, or we don't. There can be no compromise on this issue. When we start picking and choosing what we do or do not accept, we l...
Earthly Kings and Empty Things
October 28th, 2016
There are many empty things in this world that do not satisfy, and that do not deliver. Money. Sex. Power. Religion. Social activism. Human relationships. The Republican Party. The Democratic Party. P...
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