In Matthew (16:15) Jesus asks His disciples “But what about you?” He asked “Who do you say I am?” What a powerful question to be asked by our God. I believe this text has so many nuggets to chew on. So many directions we can take this text. But today I want to point out that I believe it’s important to identify our God. Who is Jesus to you? Don’t just quickly gloss over the question. Selah. Maybe take some time to journal out that question. It is important that we have the right view of our Lord. He wants...
Friends, I want to encourage you to guard your heart these last couple of weeks in the year. Be intentional with the media you consume. Be purposeful with the company you keep. Be purposeful about guarding what comes into your mind. And be intentional about feeding your spirit.
Abba, I repent for not accepting the full gift of the Holy Spirit. Let your Spirit have its way in my life. May the fruits of Your Spirit be evident in my everyday life. Allow Your virtues to prevail over my feelings, fears, and doubts. Show me any area that I am lacking. Strengthen me Lord with Your power. In Jesus Name, Amen.
If you struggle like I do from time to time when you mess up, or when you yell at a friend, or when you miss an important date, or when you misjudge someone, or when it takes a little longer to forgive someone. Remember perfection is not what is required.
Have you ever gotten so consumed with life that you just went through the motions with God? Like you said hi, prayed your usual prayers, read a Bible verse and then went about your day.... Yeah that was me.