It struck me recently that really worshipping God is like being a bird dog. Ok, you're laughing. Yes, it's a funny analogy! But think about it: Bird dogs seek after their prey with all their heart. To really worship God, you've got to seek Him with all your heart. When bird dogs find their prey, nothing else matters. The prey gets their total attention. When we find our Lord, our heart's desire, nothing else matters. He's so beautiful that the vision of Him surpasses every other ... Read More about Worship Is Like Bird-Dogging
Have you ever wondered when "your best life" is actually going to happen to you? I've found that it happens when you start to press toward it. Philippians 3:13-14 tells us: Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus." The apostle Paul forgot about the past. He stopped looking backward, ... Read More about Tiny Steps of Faith Are Crucial to Reaching Your Destiny
Do you need favor this week? If so, did you know that you can bring it upon yourself? In the Kingdom of God, nothing happens until it is spoken. That's why God SAID, "Let there be light." He spoke it into existence. When we know what God's will is for us, He has empowered us to also speak it into existence. God's will is for us to be like Jesus, and Jesus had favor (Luke 2:52). You and I need favor too, and we can have it! Why is favor so awesome? Favor makes awesome, unexpected things ... Read More about Power Lift: Wisdom, Strength, and Favor
“The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying: “Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you.” Jeremiah 31:3 NKJV Do you have a person that you love to be with? Maybe a spouse, or your best friend, or other family members? If so, think about the person you love to be with. You know how you reach out to that person? How you enjoy the fun of just being with them? Just spending time with them is special because you love them so much. Well, ... Read More about Quality Time: God Is All Over You
Are you ready for a little power lift today? I was reading Psalm 86 this morning, and verses 14-15 jumped out at me. These verses say: O God, the proud have risen against me, and a mob of violent men have sought my life, and have not set You before them. But You, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering and abundant in mercy and truth." Here's why this is going to give you a power lift today: David had problems. He had enemies. But he looked away from the problems ... Read More about Power Lift: But You, O Lord!