Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NKJV As I have loved you... What a great idea! My hope is sure because God has poured His love into my heart. The phrase “the love … Continue reading Pouring Out the Love of God
How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings. You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your river of delights. For you are the fountain of life, the light by which we see. Psalms 36:7-9 NLT Last week was … Continue reading Drinking from the River
Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when … Continue reading Behold, love at work.
To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away. Matthew 25:29 NLT The story of the talents is a favorite for proving all kinds of things, but primarily the … Continue reading Attitudes of Abundance
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Many years ago, at the church where I pastored, a fella uttered a prophecy to me in a service. The gist of it was that my church, his church, and one other church in the area were going to be at the forefront of a great revival. … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Who Gets the Glory?
Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!" But Jesus … Continue reading …But Who Are You?
If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine. If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it. Matthew 10:38-39 NLT Before I became a minister, I was a registered nurse. Even … Continue reading Turn Loose, Move On