God uses what we are going through to give us the opportunity to build relationships and it is up to us to accept that lesson. We need to believe that God puts us right where we need to be.
Living by faith means living with unwavering confidence in God, rooted in deep conviction from Scripture.
There is no doubt that this world is changing, but it is up to each of us to decide and influence how it changes.
Believing that tomorrow can be better than today, having faith that my actions today can make a difference in someone’s life is what makes us keep going when life is difficult.
We feel burnout when we try and do the “right” things without actually wanting to embrace God’s plan for our lives.
Spending “alone time” with God is essential to our faith, strength, and ability to fight temptation. How strong is your eagerness to pray?
We all have talents and gifts that make us who we are. But too often, insecurity and self-doubt plague us with the fear that we aren’t good enough or will inevitably fail.
Something we can all learn from basketball, that gets little attention when it comes to our relationship with God, is the importance of an offense and defense.
Jesus had the resilience to continually going back to God in prayer to face his fears of dying. He did not give up but kept fighting with God to get the faith to move forward.
Even when we make mistakes and hurt God, he still sticks with us because he loves us. He craves intimacy with us just as much as we do, and so there is nothing we can do that would drive him away. There is no guilt, no mistake, no flaw that could make him not want to love us anymore.
Discipline is the ability to have enough self-control to be trained, molded and taught in order to achieve something you desire or need. What area of your life do you want to see change? How can God helping you be more disciplined help you achieve that change?
Being vulnerable with God means being comfortable with our weaknesses because we know God’s power is greater than any of our weaknesses or flaws and that all our strength and courage comes from God. There’s freedom knowing that God loves us no matter what and can make us strong despite our weaknesses or insecurities.