There's an amazing verse in 1 Peter that we've quoted as a power verse for many centuries. It's in chapter 2, verse 9. Here's what it says: But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called [...]
I came across this powerful passage when preparing for a message on prayer. It is in Revelation 5 verses 1-14. Follow along for a second… Then I saw a scroll in the right hand of the one who was sitting on the throne. There was writing on the inside and the outside of the scroll, and [...]
In nearly 20 years of ministry I have heard people talk about needing to clean up before they came to Jesus. They say, “Well I know I need to be in church but I gotta get my life together first.” or “I know I need some help but once I get my job or relationship [...]
I have this new puppy named Bree. She is a British lab and I gotta tell ya, she’s awesome. My only issues with her right now are that she chews up everything in sight (which is a lab thing), and she smells funny. She smells bad, according to my wife. One of the things I [...]
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you feel like an issue in your life is never going to be fixed? Maybe you have struggled for years and years with a sin. Maybe you have experienced depression that seems like it will never stop. Perhaps you have some negative activity that you know [...]
A couple years back, I was going through a season in my life where God was really having me deal with issues I had carried it for decades. I don't know if you have ever experienced that, but it can be incredibly difficult. It's like ripping a Band-Aid off of your soul. In the midst [...]
When God calls you, don't protest because of your inadequacies. God will work them out.
Our words have the power to impact the soil of people around us. With a single word we can either inject nutrients, or herbicide.