Spreading Our Roots And Growing

God doesn’t want us to be like a bonsai tree that always stays a baby and never grows. He wants us to spread our roots out and drink of the river of life (God’s word) every day. Jeremiah 17:7-8 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is....

Responding To Temptations

Paul said he had to control his body so he could do what was needed. He wasn’t controlled by his feelings, thinking, personal reasoning, or the atmosphere of the world around him. I Corinthians 9:24-27 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one...

Discouragement

The heart is deceitful so we can’t trust our heart. We have to trust in the Lord, not in how we feel or what we see. Jeremiah 17:5-10 Thus saith the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he...

Choosing God’s Comfort Over Discouragement

The things we go through as Christians are the same things that those who aren’t Christian go through. Ecclesiastes 9:2 All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that...

Not Being Weary

There’s a difference between tired and being weary. Weary means we loosen our hold on doing what God wants us to. Galatians 6:9 (Amplified Bible, Classic Edition) And let us not lose heart and grow weary and faint in acting nobly and doing right, for in due time...