Some of us have had partners, parents, bosses, people who yelled at us for taking up space. For not doing things their way. They belittled and criticized and screamed. But You don’t need permission to take up space, or to exist. You were created to do so, and so much more.
People don't get the same interpretation from reading the Bible or from hearing the same sermon. There are several reasons that they don't.
How would you rate the health of all your relationships? Do you derive fulfilment in the connections that you have with the people that matter to you? Read on to find out if you can further improve on your relationships.
I'm thankful for the gift of taste and all the wonderful flavors in this life. But nothing else satisfies our endless hunger and cravings quite like God does. No other flavor is so saturated with delight and satisfaction. I'm thankful we are invited to "taste" the goodness of God.
Regenerate means to regrow something lost, or bring to life something that was dying. Jesus prunes away what is broken, useless, dead, and replaces it with growth, with new life. if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!
At the heart of Christianity are the teachings of Jesus. Matthew and Luke highlight what is commonly referred to as The Sermon on the Mount
Outside of the 10 Commandments the Book of Exodus is full of life lessons. Here are 10 of them.
Workaholics and perfectionists struggle with something called the “performance trap.” We tend to unwisely base our worth on what we have accomplished each day. God knows what will give me rest, and He desires and plans to graciously give us that rest...read how....
"Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me." Sometimes Jesus calls us to do or endure hard, even impossible things, to suffer, to lose. Like John the Baptist, sometimes we question whether or not He really is good, or really does love us, or really is all-powerful. HE is. Read how...
Baal was a Phoenician god whose worship of involved many abominable practices, most infamous being child sacrifice. This is the period that the story of Gideon deals with, a time in Israel’s history where they frequently went astray until God raised a judge to deliver them. Gideon was such a judge.
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. The actions and faith of these two and all the persecuted are admirable and honorable, and God has a special reward for all of these, His persecuted church.
Noah is arguably the most widely recognised biblical character after Christ. However, very little is actually known about the man. Nothing is known of his early life, and he first appears in scripture when he is 500 years old, leaving the majority of his life concealed.
Theology is the study of the nature of God and religious belief. The Resurrection of Jesus is mind boggling really to the human mind. How and Why would a supreme being love so much that this Creator would gladly lay down his life for his Creation? If you have never felt loved, well here you go!
The Parables of Jesus teach us much about our responsibilities. Are you ready for the return of Jesus?
The greatest event in human history was the day Jesus rose from the grave. And through His resurrection He gives us all the ability to do the same one day. We serve a risen Savior!!
The Thankfulness Project is a series of devotionals about things I'm thankful for. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Who is or even can be pure in heart? Read on to find out...
Let us reflect on the 7 Last Words of Our Lord Jesus Christ as he is hanging on the cross for the sins of mankind. Here are personal reflections of each of the seven last statements, and prayers dedicated to each of them which were personally written by the author.
The Thankfulness Project is about being thankful for different gifts of God. This one is about being thankful that those of us who hunger and thirst for God's righteousness, we will be filled.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort. I'm thankful that God always comforts, no matter how long or deeply or when I need it, better than any human.
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit (the humble) for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven, the blessings of heaven, and the gift of heaven. The Thankfulness Project is a list of things I'm thankful for.
Mary was the sister of Martha and Lazarus. Martha was an achievement addict, as I have been, but Mary prioritized Jesus. By her example, we can let go of the world's pressures to perform, and rest in Jesus daily, and be satisfied in doing only what He commands us, knowing He is pleased.
The Thankfulness Project is a series of devotions on different topics I'm thankful for in the Bible. This is about Gideon, who was fearful, filled with doubts and insecurities, yet God called him a mighty/strong/valiant warrior, and made him so, using his "jars of clay" to shine God's glory through.
We are learning daily that life is too short to not invest in yourself and enjoy life. Investing time into learning how you were designed and why could help us find our purposes. Spending time with the creator and listening for directions is a process and only part of it.
Does God want to bless you? Yes, He does. Pastor Marcelo Carcach tells you about in this devotional based on Genesis 1:28.