Are You Ride or Die?
on November 21st, 2021
“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” - Hebrews 11:6  Have you ever questioned God? Have you called out to Him and blatantly asked Him, “Are you going to do what you said you would do, God?” First Lady Jill Biden recently spoke about struggling with faith after her stepson di...  Read More
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Faith Is God’s Love Language
on November 20th, 2021
“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” - Hebrews 11:6  Throughout the Bible, God illustrates that what happens for us, in us, and through us is a result of standing on our faith when times get tough. Faith, sincere faith, sparks the delight of God.   What communicates to God t...  Read More
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The Faith Factor
on November 19th, 2021
“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” - Hebrews 11:1    Over the last week, we have talked about the challenges of waiting on God. We examined the frustration Abram felt with knowing there was a promise on his life. But after 10 years, he was struggling with the fact that it hadn’t happened yet. Genesis 15:6 states that after everything Abram endured...  Read More
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I Still Believe
on November 18th, 2021
“…all things are possible to him who believes.” - Mark 9:23  I once heard a story about when explorers first visited Australia, they found a mammal that laid eggs, dwelled in water and on land, had a flat tail and webbed feet, and a bill like a duck. Upon their return to England, they told the populace of this, and everyone believed it was a hoax. They returned to Australia and found a pelt from t...  Read More
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But How God?
on November 17th, 2021
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.” - Isaiah 55:8  When it comes to questioning God, sometimes it is not a matter of if He will do it, but how He will do it. As believers, we know God’s Word, and we believe God’s Word. We just struggle with God’s methods. It’s the problem the prophet Isaiah is trying to address in Isaiah 55 when he says, “For ...  Read More
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I AM Your Promise Keeper
on November 16th, 2021
“After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”- Genesis 15:1  When doubt or fear begin to set in, and you do not know what to do, remember whose you are. God told Abram, “You don’t have to be afraid because I’m going to be your shield, I’m your protection." To protect means to keep safe from harm or ...  Read More
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A Shield and Reward
on November 15th, 2021
“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.” - 2 Timothy 1:7  We must be careful not to let doubt creep in in our waiting season. We all face doubts, fears, and uncertainties in life every now and then. With the passing of time, frustration begins to infiltrate our spirit, and we become fixated on our circumstances rather than on the one who c...  Read More
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Fearing The Unknown
on November 14th, 2021
“Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” - Hebrews 12:2  The Bible speaks a lot about trusting God and on waiting for His timing because both of these commands can be challenging. One reason is because of the fear that is associated with trusting in the u...  Read More
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Even When You Cannot See
on November 13th, 2021
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.” - Proverbs 3:5  The original movie, “The Karate Kid,” is about a young boy named Daniel LaRussa who wants to learn karate so that he can defend himself. He’s tired of being bullied and beaten by the ex-boyfriend of a girl he likes. He asks the janitor in his building, an elderly Japanese man named Mr. Miyagi, who is a ...  Read More
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God Is Cooking For You
on November 12th, 2021
“Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!” - Isaiah 30:18  Most people don’t go into the kitchen and start eating a cup of sugar, a cup of flour, or some salt. They do not drink a tablespoon of vanilla be itself and say, “what a great meal!” Why is that? Because they recognize tha...  Read More
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Waiting? Try Reading.
on November 11th, 2021
“Hope in the Lord and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it.” - Psalm 37:34  Before Abram asked God about who would inherit his estate in Genesis 15, there were a series of challenging events Abram faced. Most notably, he was at war and fought to secure the return of his nephew, Lot. After this, he was in the valley of Shaveh, trying to...  Read More
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Where Are You God?
on November 10th, 2021
“But Abram said, ‘Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus? You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir.’ Then the word of the Lord came to him: ‘This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.’ He took him outside and said, ‘Look up at the...  Read More
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