Deserts...they are not fun places to be stranded. These are places that recieve almost no percipitation(falling products of condensation in the atmosphere, as rain, snow, or hail)...so in other words, they are dry. Now the desert I will be refering to is not a physical one, but it can be just as deadly and draining. [...]
This Song is by Tenth Avenue North, written by Mike Donehey This song does an excellent job at describing God's unconditional love for us. And wonderfully expressess just how wide, and how deep that love actually is. It starts out with a person realizing how far they have been from God, they understand that they [...]
Truth. We've all been taught (hopefully) to always tell the truth. We teach it to our kids...and often scrutinize those who aren't truthful. But are we truthful when it's tough? Will we tell the truth when the consequence seems like it could end nowhere good for us? Will we tell the truth when our back [...]
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because he has not believed in the name of God's one and only Son.
But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
The other day, I had a friend tell me he didn't feel "worthy" enough to do a specific thing for God because he felt he wasn't doing all that he could for God. I think for a lot of us, we get caught in this mind set of earning worthiness; that based on how we live, we earn [...]