The Pursuit of Life

Got Faith?

Romans 7:14-19

What are you pursuing in life?  Are you seeking to truly know the Lord… or is this an area that needs greater priority in your life?  Are you pursuing your desires or God’s desires?  God’s greatest desire is for you to know Him, but to know Him yourself is to dive into His Word.

For me — I sometimes make decisions because of what I desire, not what the Lord desires.  At times, I don’t think ahead of the consequences.  So what’s the issue?   I lack loyalty in the Lord and His Word. Continue Reading

Advertisements

How are you going to finish out the year?

Finish line

Ephesians 5:15-17 15 “Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, 16 making the most of your time, because the days are evil. 17 So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.”

How many of us set our expectations in stone, convinced that things will turn out just like we planned for the year? With the end of the year fast approaching come reminders of broken New Year’s resolutions, promises and regret.  Why do we seem to fail at resolutions? Continue Reading

The Canaanite Woman and The Power of Faith

Proverbs 31
Be a Proverbs 31 Woman

Matthew 15:21-28 “Then Jesus went out from there and departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon.  And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.” But He answered her not a word. And His disciples came and urged Him, saying, “Send her away, for she cries out after us.” But He answered and said, “I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” Then she came and worshiped Him, saying, “Lord, help me!” But He answered and said, “It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs.” And she said, “Yes, Lord, yet even the little dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.” Then Jesus answered and said to her, “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be to you as you desire.” And her daughter was healed from that very hour.”

Have you ever risen to a challenge? Have you risen to a challenge for a loved one? Continue Reading