Pastor Unlikely – Hillsong Worship’s New Wine. When we become Christians, it is not just adding Jesus to our existing life. We are completely new creations in Christ. Let us live like it.
Lord, help us live as new creations in Christ every day in your service.
God is always speaking to us. He does so through things as big as creation and as small as the structure of DNA. He uses a voice of thunder or a still small voice depending on what is needed for the circumstances. God runs an open line of constant communication with us. The problem is sometimes we don’t listen. We allow our side of the line becomes so filled with noise and static we can’t hear His voice.
The Beatitudes – A heart that understands God’s mercy for us will give mercy for others. Jesus heart in us will always show mercy.
Pastor Unlikely – We need to be disciples of Jesus if we want to lead others in Jesus.
The Beatitudes – What does it mean to be meek and why will we be blessed by it? Meek does not mean weak. Rather, it deals with our submission and humility before God.
Encouragement from the Lord – Rejoice always. How do we rejoice when things around us look bleak?
Working Alone does not Impress Jesus We live in an accomplishment obsessed culture. We tend to judge ourselves and our lives on checklists. We look at how much did we do today and how well we did it and then assess ourselves. Did we get a ton done today? Did we get too little? Did…
The Beatitudes – What does it mean to mourn and why will we be blessed by it? Where does the comfort come from?
It doesn’t matter what the wrongdoer has done to you today. Jesus says to forgive. Not for their benefit. They may or may not appreciate it. They may be just as awful as the day that they hurt you the first time. Forgiveness is for your good. A heart filled with unforgiveness is a heart that is not like Jesus’.
I just wanted to share a great devotional we received over the weekend about our motivation to achieve holiness. Are we seeking to win a battle or do we mourn that our sin grieves God? It is such a subtle difference in perspective and motivation, but it truly makes a world of difference. God-Centered…