Deep Spirituality

Tag - Faith

Believe: A Fascinating Journey

We lose faith when we become preoccupied with our performance. When we begin to measure our faith by our “perfect moral record”, belief leaves our hearts. Burned out by the exhaustion of our human efforts, we will soon leave the church, and in time...

Ya Gotta See Him Move

When the Israelites saw the great power the LORD had used against the Egyptians, they feared the LORD and believed in him and in his servant Moses. Exodus 14:31 GW “Ya Gotta See Him Move” is a phrase that came to me while meditating on what it means...

What’s So Hard About Faith?

Faith is hard because when we believe, we enter the spiritual world where the most consequential battles are fought. Progress here is even more difficult than progress in the physical world.

The Limits of Unbelief

The degree to which we are willing to let our emotions control us will determine our capacity to trust God. Simply put, trusting our emotions over God and his Word will lead us into a state of unbelief.

Calm for the Chronically Contentious

Scripture: [20] “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, [21] that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may...

Cagey and Colorful in Conflict

Scripture: [3] The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst [4] they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. [5] Now in the Law Moses commanded us to...

Captivating the Crowds

Scripture: [14] Jesus did nothing until halfway through the feast. Then he went up to the temple courtyard and began to teach. [15] The Jews there were amazed. They asked, “How did this man learn so much without being taught?”… [32] The Pharisees...

Confidence Turns the Tide

Scripture: [60] On hearing it, many of his disciples said, “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?” [61] Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, “Does this offend you? [62] Then what if you see the Son of Man...

Deep Purpose

Getting Prepared Select Your Bible Translation: This should be one you easily understand, but is also accurate. If you select the Message or Voice it would be wise to use the NIV or NAS/ESV to confirm accuracy. Additionally, read in whatever format...

Deep Thinking

[24] At this point Festus interrupted Paul’s defense. “You are out of your mind, Paul!” he shouted. “Your great learning is driving you insane.” Acts 26:24 NIV One of the most consistent criticisms of Christianity is about the lack of intellectual...

Deep Spirituality

The promise I made to both God and these friends, was that I would share with others what they had taught me. As a result, we now have “Deep Spirituality,” which is my attempt to inspire others as I was inspired to “Walk with God.”

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