Just as we can’t earn God’s love, we can’t earn His goodness. He can’t change who He is. This gives us confidence to approach the goodness of God in prayer.
I heard it said that God is Abba, but He is still call God, our Father. This preacher thought Dad took away our reverence for God. I didn’t have kids at the time, so I just took it as truth.
God’s provision is easy to believe when things are going well. When we are in need, we start to worry. Prayer reminds us that God wants to provide for us.
One of the biggest problems that people who don’t know God have with Him is figuring out how a loving God can send anyone to hell.
We are compensating for a pain that is no longer real. Jesus paid it all on the cross. We now have to retrain our minds to believe it to have more of God.
The blessing of this annoying love of God is that if we can get rid of it when we want to, then we absolutely cannot lose it if when we want to enjoy it.
What is confidence in prayer? Is it making God do what we want? Instinctively, we know this isn’t it, but what is confidence we have in approaching to God?
Sometimes it is easier to turn off our hearts in obedience than to wrestle with God about things we don’t want to do. God wants connection over obedience.
There were two trees in the garden: one was forbidden, the other we lost access to. What is God trying to tell us? How are we to respond?
Money is of no concern to us as Christians because as we follow His lead, provisions will come because never will He leave us and never will He forsake us.
With all the added commercialism, there is still the heart of Christmas: Emmanuel – God is with us. May this encourage you this season.
The command to renew our minds implies we have negative beliefs hindering our relationship with God. Here is what it could look like and how to overcome.