The Unpopular Path

Jeremiah had a unique call from God on his life. He was to be a prophet to Judah in a very difficult time. The people would experience judgement for their sins and deportation from their homeland. While other prophets tried to console the people and tell them what they wanted to hear, Jeremiah was faithful and obedient to tell God’s truth. The message was unpopular, and Jeremiah stood alone…

Before You Walk into Battle

“A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.

Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil…

Strength That Endures

Scripture: “Be assured that from the first day we heard of you, we haven’t stopped praying for you, asking God to give you wise minds and spirits attuned to his will, and so acquire a thorough understanding of the ways in which God works. We pray that you’ll live well for the Master, making him

Purpose on a Desolate Road

“Later God’s angel spoke to Philip: ‘At noon today I want you to walk over to that desolate road that goes from Jerusalem down to Gaza.’ He got up and went. He met an Ethiopian eunuch coming down the road. The eunuch had been on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and was returning to Ethiopia, where he was minister in charge of all the finances of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians. He was riding in a chariot and reading the prophet Isaiah.

The Spirit told Philip, ‘Climb into the chariot.’ Running up alongside, Philip heard the eunuch reading Isaiah and asked, ‘Do you understand what you’re reading?…

Why Your Dream Requires Vulnerability

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Photo Credit: Nathan O’nions via Creative Commons   [dropcaps style=’square’]W[/dropcaps]e don’t want to include people in our dreams sometimes, because we are afraid that we might fail. It might not happen. Our plans might not turn out like we thought they would. So, we want to protect ourselves; we want to protect our dreams and