Tag: Christian

The Power of Abigail

Influence You could say Abigail was an influencer in her day.  She had a lot of power behind the scenes.  When she needed it, she had power in the face of uncertainty, danger, and difficult circumstances.  In fact, her difficult circumstances most likely led her to seek God for that power and influence. We find …

The Temple Project Part 4 – The Holy Spirit Fills the Temple

  Power Since the beginning of time, the Holy Spirit has brought creativity, order, and power!  As the third Person of the Trinity, He is God the Holy Spirit, along with God the Father and God the Son.  He is not less-than.  He works in conjunction with the Father and Son to bring about the …

The Temple Project Part 3 – Jesus Cleanses the Temple

Intro Welcome back!  So far, we’ve determined that you and I are temples of God.  We are God-created humans with the capacity to carry His presence.  We’ve also determined that all together, we are the church, the temple of God.  We carry the presence and blessings of God in a corporate way. The Need for …

The Temple Project

Part 1:  What is God Building? It is my distinct pleasure to remind you that God is building YOU!  That’s right, you are a beautiful work in progress, no matter how it looks and feels to you right now,  Each and every trial, tribulation, victory, and failure are part of His plan to build you …

Revealed!

Have you ever seen something many times, and then suddenly see it for what seems like the first time?  So it is with the things of God.  He’s always around us, leading us, and showing us the best way, and we don’t always see it.  He’s often subtle, and reveals Himself to those whose eyes …

The Power of Meekness

“ “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”  (Matthew 5:5)  Just like all truths in the kingdom of God, we have to look at this truth with spiritual eyes.  In our human minds, we see this and think, “Oh, so I need to let people overpower me to be blessed and to …

The Mind of Christ

There is a gift already available to us that we sometimes miss!  There is a way of steadiness that can make a path through noise and confusion.  These past months and years have been filled with complicated, confusing issues that can lead us to feelings of anxiety, depression, and hopelessness.  There are so many voices …

Life in Abundance

Have you ever felt like you just want to leave your environment and start over?  Many of us do!  We look for the best version of our lives.  Sometimes a change of venue, whether it be a new living space, a new city, or a new job, can bring a brighter future. The question is, …

Waiting – The “next thing” is…

Are you waiting for the “next thing” in your life?  Is it the next season of social interaction with family and friends?  Maybe it’s the next job, or maybe you’re waiting for COVID-19 to be past history.  Are you waiting for improved physical or mental health?  A new relationship?  Waiting for the pain of loss …

Growing in Fruit

  God loves good fruit!  As the Master Creator, He designed a creative variety of fruit for us to enjoy.  Fruit is a picture of a healthy life.  The same is true with spiritual fruit – the outflow of your life.  How you relate to God and to other people can determine what kind of …