Are You Comfortable?

5 Nov

Jesus did not die for us so that we could be comfortable, Jesus died for us so we could be effective. When people seek comfort they quickly fall into complacency. They give their flesh a voice, a voting right and veto power. Jesus enabled us to be effective so we could walk out our purpose […]

Relationship Defines Your Effectiveness

29 Oct

John 3:1 – 13  There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.” […]

Created for Effectiveness

22 Oct

Luke 11:27 – 28   And it happened, as He spoke these things, that a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!” 28 But He said, “More than that, blessed are those who hear the word of God and […]

Eternity Minded

15 Oct

If you would ask believers if they are living life for eternity, most would say that they are. But are we? Jesus died so we could receive eternal life. However, Jesus not only enabled us, Jesus lived and walked out His earthly ministry to display what living for eternity, being eternity minded looked like. John […]

Relationship Conquerors Fear

8 Oct

1 John 4:12-19   12 No man has at any time [yet] seen God. But if we love one another, God abides (lives and remains) in us and His love (that love which is essentially His) is brought to completion (to its full maturity, runs its full course, is perfected) in us! 13 By this we come to […]

Displaying Eternal Life

1 Oct

I think that most people would agree that the world seems to be coming a darker and darker place. Some people allow that to depress them, I believe we need to use it to move into a place of urgency to motivate us. When you are in a very dark place, it only takes a […]

Christ in Us

10 Sep

A son or daughter of God, filled with Godly wisdom and integrity grows in the respect of others, and they are blessed with effectiveness because they can make corrections, give advice and counsel that does not fall on a deaf ear, created by the spirit of offense. The ultimate target of the cross was not […]

What are you bringing to the Table?

3 Sep

Kind of an interesting title, it is terminology used in business deals for creating partnerships. The question is to ask what a person has to offer. Well, we are in partnership with Father. We are his sons and daughters. We are led by the Spirit of God. What we have to offer is based on […]

Capturing my Heart Pt.4

13 Aug

What Holy Spirit is able to impart into your heart through your agreement, will be what you are equipped to dispense. Matthew 10:5 – 15   These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them, saying: “Do not go into the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of the Samaritans. 6 But go rather […]

Capturing my Heart Pt.3

6 Aug

Refined spiritual attention restricts harmful carnal options. This is the third in the series of pressing in to the presence of the Lord. God is sovereign and God is almighty. God can do anything, however in being sovereign God has the freedom to make decisions and assign responsibilities. Father has the power to do anything […]