When you stand on God's word, and you know who you are in Christ, you don't have to worry about fighting an enemy that has already been defeated.
That is incredibly powerful!!!
It's really not that I'm right or even about me being right... It's just that God IS... and because He is, it is on His word that we can stand. It comes down to who or where we want to place our trust.
Have you heard the expression ‘be careful what you wish for’? I don’t know about you, but there are times I need to be careful what I pray for!! When we pray it changes things… it changes things in the world outside and it changes things within us, even if we weren’t praying for something for ourselves. God is very mysterious and yet very cool in the way He works things!!
When I think of You Lord, when I put You first, when I fix my eyes on all that You are and all that You have blessed me with, how can I possibly complain, have any troubles or ever feel insignificant?!
It is in my attitude. It is in my choices. It is in what I want to control. Oh Lord, my desire for
I will look to You Lord and Your strength. I will seek Your face always. I give thanks to You in all circumstances, for that is Your will for me in Christ Jesus. I will be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. You are my refuge and my strength;
The Joy of the Lord is my strength… How many times have we heard that phrase and really thought “Yeah, right! If I had the joy of the Lord then I wouldn’t be going through this right now?!” Or how about Proverbs 17:22 where it says a happy heart is like good medicine and we’ve wondered how is it possible to be happy in “this” situation?
Let's face it... This world really does give us LOTS to grumble about... it's NOT perfect! No one in it is perfect, things don't go according to 'plan' and there's ALWAYS something that makes us go "ugh!". With an attitude of gratitude, we can change our perspective and we can choose to see the good. We can see God's hand
Whether we like it or not, we have an enemy and he’s not nice. He plays games, twists truth, manipulates, schemes, steals, kills and destroys. With me, he likes to play in my head and with my thoughts. He likes to try to use God’s word against
Sometimes it is really hard for us to grasp both statements in this MiracleChannel graphic.
When we accept Christ we are forgiven. Wow! That's huge!! Just think of all the stuff you have done in your life - the nasty, rotten, ugly garbage - to yourself and to others. That's one big pile of junk for most of us!! Yet God
In the Old Testament, the Israelites took the ark of the covenant everywhere they went. To them it represented the 'presence of God'. It always went before them, being carried by appointed priests. It never followed them. They took it into battle with them, and again, it went first. Every time they did
Four days ago we were sitting on the balcony of our hotel room enjoying our morning coffee, listening to the birds singing, and contemplating what a fabulous day it was going to be. Steve turned to me and said