Finding Grace by Engaging with Jesus Related to Our Future

INTRODUCTION Premise: the issues that determine who we are and how we live are found in how we relate to Jesus in our past, present and future. All three provide keys that shape us and unlock our heart. Jesus desires to unlock our heart that we might be fully alive. We encounter Him in issues [...]

Walking in the Spirit: Feeding Our Spirit on God’s Word

WALKING IN THE SPIRIT: BEING PROACTIVE IN OUR WAR AGAINST LUST 13 For you…have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh… 16 I say then: walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust (sinful desires) of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusts (wars) [...]

Fellowshipping with the Holy Spirit: 5 Practical Phrases (T-R-U-S-T)

INTRODUCTION The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion (fellowship, NIV, NAS) of the Holy Spirit be with you all. (2Cor. 13:14) Two ways to focus our mind in seeking God: God on His Throne (Rev. 4) and God in our spirit. The Spirit flows from our heart. [...]

Fellowshipping with the Holy Spirit

WALKING IN THE SPIRIT 16 I say then: walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust (sinful desires) of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusts (wars) against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh… (Gal. 5:16–17) The “flesh” in Paul’s theology includes sinful physical pleasures (sensuality, gluttony, alcoholism, etc.) as [...]

The Power of our Words (James 3)

OUR WORDS ARE POWERFUL IN THE WAY THEY AFFECT OUR PERSONAL LIFE Our words can release life or death inside our heart as well as to others. 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue… (Prov. 18:21) 6 Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know [...]

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