Scripture: John 15:1-17 My thoughts: God is our gardener, He removes the branches in us that don’t bear fruit and prunes the ones that do so they’ll produce more fruit. When we produce more fruit, we show ourselves to be Jesus’ disciples. We need to love one another - the greatest commandment. When situations or… Continue reading 4th May 2019
Sometimes I’m thankful my parents didn’t push Christianity, the religion, on me. I say this because it allowed me to discover who God truly was for myself from my perspective, not a church’s perspective, and develop a relationship with HIM not the religion/church, it gave me the confidence to go to churches alone to see… Continue reading Can I be honest?
Scripture: Galatians 5:13-26 My thoughts The flesh wants different things to the spirit, you can’t serve both - it’s impossible. The Bible explains the things the flesh wants that we should deny and also things that the spirit wants that we should pursue. It’s not easy, but alongside prayer, if we focus on what the… Continue reading 3rd May 2019
The chaos isn’t in your environment, it’s in your heart. We want to reach contentment but we’re fearful about what God may withhold from us in the process of learning contentment but we have nothing to fear because God is a good father.
Scripture: Proverbs 3:1-18 Observation: Find wisdom but don’t rely on yourself for wisdom. The Lord disciplines you because He loves you, just like a parent would - trust God. Honour God with your wealth. Application: A lot of the time we think we’re intelligent naturally but as like everything, wisdom is a gift from God,… Continue reading
There is man sitting at the right hand of God. He was beaten, tortured, and nailed to a cross where he suffered from those who praised His name a few days earlier. His wrists were scarred. His feet were mutilated. His bones were crushed. And He wore a crown of thorns. Many of you, perhaps… Continue reading He is risen: Church Notes
Today’s Scripture “…time and chance happen to them all.” Ecclesiastes 9:11, NIV Good Things in Store The scripture talks about how time and chance will come together for every person. In other words, there are moments of favor that God has already released into your future. If you’ll let that sink down into your heart… Continue reading Daily Bread, 03.09.19
One of my greatest struggles is my temper, and for awhile I didn't realize how serious of an issue it is. Anger is a slippery road that ultimately ends in bitterness. The Bible says in James 1:19 "Let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath." So what is the first… Continue reading Controlling your Anger
Father, You understand anger. I believe You want me to be angry about evil, injustice, and sin but you don’t want me to sin when I’m angry. Like You, may I let love be the force that guides me. Please forgive me for the times I’ve hurt someone through angry words or actions. By the… Continue reading Prayers for the moments of anger!
You may have heard of the phrase “to err is human, but to forgive is divine.” This phrase has become very trite, but there is a lot of truth to it, especially the latter half. Forgiveness is actually a very difficult subject for people. Let’s turn to Luke 5:17-26 and read together. It is interesting… Continue reading Brokenness Lesson 03 – Forgiveness