Archive for August, 2013

Great in the Kingdom

ANY believer can be great in God’s Kingdom, simply by the choices one makes. It’s everyday, moment by moment choosing to believe, trust, humble oneself, repent, serve, forgive, give, surrender, sacrifice, forgo comfort and love our enemies. It’s the choices we constantly make that chisel our hearts — which, truly is the only thing we can offer to God.  “If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it.”


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Desires of the Heart

What desire lies dormant in your heart? What dream inside you is unfulfilled? God often uses these sacred longings in us to draw us to Him. He wants to give us these things, but in His goodness and in His wisdom, He waits. He waits to see if you’ll seek Him, He waits to see if you will follow Him, desire Him above all else. He waits, giving us the chance to have the very best – Himself! When we learn how to be fully found in Him, then all good things can follow. “Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart.”

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The Most Important Part

Friendship with God is the best and most important part of being a Christian. We can do without Christian Resources, Church and even the Bible! (think of Abraham) But, we can not do without a relationship with God. It is the whole point! Without it, we are just hollow people running around doing good works, that quickly fade away and have no eternal value. How sad for our Father, to watch as people hurry and scurry to do everything, but spend time with Him. Jesus said “You will always have the poor with you, but you will not always have Me”.

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