[display_podcast]Galatians 5:22-23 Amp says: “But the fruit of the Holy Spirit the work which His presence within accomplishes is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness, Gentleness (meekness, humility), self-control (self-restraint, continence). Against such things there is no law.How do we have self-control when we are angry? How do we persevere when we feel beaten down and are weary? How do we find patien … [Read more...]
Reflections of Grace 24: Walking in the Spirit, Part 1: How To Walk in the Fruit of His Spirit on My Daily Journey?
[display_podcast]Does your faith ever flicker or falter? Are you ever besieged by doubts, pesky thoughts that call into question God’s love, God’s goodness, God’s presence in your life?You are not alone, as you are about to hear in this PODCAST. Matthew 6:9-139 In this manner, therefore, pray:Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, As … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]Prayer – talking openly with God – is one huge key to turning up the volume level on the Holy Spirit.Jesus talks about prayer many times, including in Matthew 6:5-13: 5 “And now about prayer. When you pray, don’t be like the hypocrites who pretend piety by praying publicly on street corners and in the synagogues where everyone can see them. Truly, that is all the reward they will ever get. 6 But when you pray, go away by yourself, all alone, and shut the door behind you … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]In review, in the process of breaking strongholds, the first step is: 1. Recognizing your captor 2. Standing in Agreement with God. 3. Tearing down the lies that wall paper your mind. 4. Putting up the truth Today we are talking about 5. Bowing thoughts to truth and how to do it. Before we can get controlling thoughts out of our minds, they must become Christ controlled thoughts while still in our minds. That is what the word means when it says to take every th … [Read more...]
What happens when we step out of our safe Christian bubbles and come face to face with questions such as: Why do you think God even exists? Why do you trust the Bible? Wasn’t Jesus merely a good man and teacher?Often times, questions like these become the seeds of doubt in the minds of many Christians today.Doubt is simply uncertainty in regards to God. What each of us needs to know is that doubt is a universal human experience. It’s not unique to Christians – even atheists doubt their ow … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, it is my sense that far too often in the Christian community at large, we display a woefully naive and underdeveloped understanding of person-to-person forgiveness. Matthew 6:9-12In this manner, therefore, pray:Our Father in heaven,Hallowed be Your name.Your kingdom come.Your will be doneOn earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily bread.And forgive us our debts,As we forgive our de … [Read more...]