Tag: Holy Spirit

Pit Stop Lies

Two big fat lies. 1. God is angry at you for your sins 2. You have the willpower to overcome sin God hates sin. More importantly, he hates what sin does to His children. God loves his children. He loves them so much that he died for them. He is love. He loved them so…

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Upside Down

I must warn you this post is pretty strong.  I apologize for those who are offended but I will not apologize for the goodness of God demonstrated by Jesus on the cross, proven by a risen Jesus and realized in us with power by the Holy Spirit. Sin is a bad thing, right?  This is what…

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Thimbles and Oceans

Did you know that a thimble holds about 1/2 a teaspoon?  Did you know that there are 768 teaspoons in a gallon?  Did you know there are about 187 quintillion gallons in the Pacific Ocean?  So after doing the math, did you know that there are 287,523,709,535,232,000,000,000 thimbles of water in the Pacific Ocean?  Did…

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Three Doors

I see things so differently now.  Before I felt lost, without purpose, floundering in my hurts and hangups, desperate to find “the more.”  Now I have purpose, finally feel free and get to live the life of Christ.  I may have been “born again” years ago, but only now do I feel alive.  Much of…

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Believing Bridge

Do you ever feel like who you are is not who you want to be?  It is like you are living in one reality and looking at another across a great divide.  People will say “I do this but know I should be doing this.”  It is an identity problem.  In our carnal thinking we…

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Survival or surrender?

Here is a question.  As a born again believer what has passed away and what is new?  That’s right, all things.  What happened to your body of sin or old man?  That’s right again, it died.  Are you a slave to sin or righteousness?  You got it, righteousness.  How about your status, alive or dead?…

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Glory to Glory?

Think of someone you know doesn’t like you.  Of course everyone likes you since you are a child of God, so just imagine there is someone out there who doesn’t think highly of you, better?  Now you hear from your friends that this person said you were awesome.  What would you think?  Maybe something like…

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Training and thinking

James 4:6-7 Expanded Bible (EXB)  6 But God gives us even more grace, as ·the Scripture [L it; orhe] says,  “God ·is against[opposes; resists] the proud,  but he gives grace to the humble [Prov. 3:34; 1 Pet. 5:5].”  7 So ·give yourselves completely [submit]to God. ·Stand against [Resist] the devil [1 Pet. 5:9], and the devil will ·run[flee] from you. So we are on vacation and spending some time with…

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