"And I think that's where the peace trumps the disappointment, because I knew in my spirit I was doing the right thing. I knew I was being obedient."
When the mess became too much, I grew aware of what I was missing.
Two people accepted Christ after Tim's death, including his girlfriend. She was baptized in the very church Tim was raised in.
Galatians 5:16 (TPT) encourages us, "As you yield freely and fully to the dynamic life and power of the Holy Spirit, you will abandon the cravings of your self-life."
Mallary Hope says her song "Walking With the Light" was under spiritual attack.
"Did I keep my heart pure for nothing? Did I keep myself innocent for no reason?" (Ps. 73:13, NLT).
The problem comes when our definition of blessing doesn't align with God's.
Do your words reveal your faith?
"When people hear the word 'deliverance,' they think it's like, 'Come out, you evil spirit,' but deliverance can be as simple as exchanging a lie for asking God what His truth is about me."
"Jesus Christ walked onto my front porch and argued with me all day long."
Conflict in relationships is inevitable, but it can also be really good if it is navigated well.
So much of life isn't about what happens to you—it's about how you think about it.
Generations have come and gone, but the cry of intercession continues because God is still needed.
This sweet substance has been painted as so innocent that we would never want to take it from a baby.
It's not surprising that those hostile to the cross of Jesus Christ want it removed from public places.
That is the way Satan works: He devises schemes to make the pain so much greater than God, His love and the love of your family.
Psalm 67 holds the key.
"Whether it's word of mouth, whether it's God sending me these women because of what we're doing and being successful at it, He's like, 'This is what you need to do.'"
Whenever I must make a decision, I go for the blueprint.
If you see marriage as a way to get your own needs met, you need to read this.