Blog (Page 58)

Blog (Page 58)

March 14, 2016

James 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. We noticed this weekend that Paul was so sincere and adamant about praying for us and those followers of Jesus to have Wisdom (How).  The best way I can describe wisdom is the application of knowledge, experience, or information.  How do I accomplish…

March 11, 2016

Brings Us to Freedom & Hope    Romans 8:10-11- our body becomes dead, the Spirit gives life.    2 Corinthians 3:17- the Spirit frees to live with Jesus.    Romans 15:13- the Spirit allows us to have constant hope in mankind to extend     to others.    2 Corinthians 3:18- the Spirit transforms us into himself.    Galatians 5:22-23- the Spirit gives us love, joy, peace,…

March 10, 2016

Convicts & Frees Us    Romans 8:2- We are loosed from sin by the Spirit.    John 16:7-11- The Spirit lets the world know when they sin.    1 Thessalonians 1:5- In partnership with the Word to let us know what God     expected. Is God the Spirit trying to remove something from your grip that is unhealthy for you?  Are you telling yourself that you are free but truly…

March 9, 2016

Draws & Protects Us    Acts 1:8- Power is given through the Spirit to be witnesses    Romans 8:26- Ethiopians are drawn by the Spirit to Jesus    Ephesians 3:16-19- Strength internally comes through the Spirit    Romans 8: 15-16- We are confirmed by the Spirit that God has adopted us What is God the Spirit trying to protect you from?  Is He asking you to stop…

March 8, 2016

Guides us    Psalm 143:10- David implies that the Holy Spirit can lead him to level ground.    John 14-16- Jesus lets the disciples know that while he has personally guided them to this point, now the Holy Spirit would.    Acts 9: 31- The Church experienced the comfort and guidance.    13: 2- Barnabas and Saul got specific instructions.    15: 28- the Church will have…

March 7, 2016

This week, let’s take our minute each day to consider these challenges and resources that God the Spirit gives us.  Starting with how HE SHOWS OFF GOD’S AMAZING GRACE AND POWER IN US.  Let’s be determined this week to let Him SHOW OFF Shows Himself in Us    1 Corinthians 12:7- we are given a manifestation of the Spirit for common good.     Gives us Words    Mark…

March 4, 2016

And having made a lash (a whip) of cords, He drove them all out of the temple [[a]enclosure]—both the sheep and the oxen—spilling and scattering the brokers’ money and upsetting and tossing around their trays (their stands). 16 Then to those who sold the doves He said, Take these things away (out of here)! Make not My Father’s house a house of merchandise (a marketplace,…

March 3, 2016

And He stayed in the wilderness forty days and, being tempted all the while by Satan; and He was with the wild beasts, and the angels ministered to Him continually. – Mark 1:13 AMP Jesus understood temptation!  The big 3 is what Jesus was hit with and most of us can track every bad and and sinful decision in our life back to one of these 3 temptations.  Lust of the…

March 2, 2016

Colossians 2:6-7  Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude. “Built up in Him, and established in your faith”.  This scripture gives us a picture of progress and strength.  The way it makes sense in…

March 1, 2016

Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God. who loved me and gave himself for me. He loved me and gave himself for me, and now lives in me.  If we have received Him as Savior then we believed he loved us and gave himself for us.  What we…

February 29, 2016

Romans 5:8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. “While we were STILL sinners”!  He knows what a mess you were and what a risk you are and yet, he was beaten so badly that Isaiah tells us someone couldn’t even tell if he was a man or woman.  He Knows!!  Did you get that?  He Knows!!!  This can give you some strong…

February 26, 2016

20 And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.   –Luke 15:20 Let’s head into our weekend with the most popular and possibly the most important for us to keep in mind.  For many of us we treat God a little like a simon says game and we treat our sin like a…