Jesus came that we may have life, and have it abundantly (John 10:10). We were never meant to be ‘dry’, sleepy, hopeless, ‘hands tied behind our back’, fearful, and intimidated believers in Christ. (Read that statement again. For believers to even be thought of that way makes no sense, right?) Do we find ourselves in the midst of ‘dry
Oh dry bones, hear the word of the Lord. “The hand of the Lord was upon me, and He brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of the valley; and it was full of bones.” Ezekiel 37:1 These bones, which Ezekiel was placed in
“Jesus said to them, ‘Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures or the power of God?’” Mark 12:24 In whatever form it takes, within the church and without, isn’t this what our ‘mistakenness’ ultimately boils down to? that we do not 1) understand (KNOW) Scripture or
“For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.” Hebrews 4:2 You CAN do all that I call you to! Unite that truth with faith. Go. Run faster
“My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.” Psalm 62:1,2 You HAVE My strong support. I make all things that I call you to (personally and in my Word) possible.
I am your help, and in the shadow of My wings you sing for joy. Ps 63:7 Where can you go? Where can you hide from My loving presence where I will not find you and pour forth My love and hope and joy over who you are in Me? You cannot escape
“In my distress I called upon the Lord, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.” Psalm 18:6 It is in the struggle, at the end of ourselves and fully dependent upon God, where we experience
Many times we do not understand why He leads us where He does. “Now when Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not lead them by the way of the land of the Philistines, even though it was near;…” Why? “…for God said, ‘The people might change their minds when they see war, and return to