Going through narrows? It's no surprise. For Jesus, this was baseline fundamental as He commanded, ‘Enter through the narrow gate.’ Our entire walk with Him is premised on that - Not just for salvation but also for sanctification. God reminds us of this annually when we enter the three-week period known as The Dire Straits. Sounds ominous, but not for us. Nevertheless, it is when God takes us through the narrows to strip off what needs to go. At Mt. Sinai, Israel thought G
Do you have a Father's Day gift for the Father? No? Why not? How much of a heart-connect do you have with Him as the Father? How much conversation and enjoyment? Most barriers are created by old emotional baggage connected to our earthly fathers (or lack thereof) and make it hard to deeply trust and walk with the Father. Those shards of the orphan spirit hide in the deep recesses of our souls and the tentacles choke off the intimacy that we need and He longs for. When you re
When God is late, how do you respond? Some grow passive and resigned; Some, angry and frenetic; Some, get busy and make a plan. The rightness of your response is so often driven by the company you keep - whether you are in the Presence in the Cloud or in the pressure with the crowd. That crowd is less about other people and more about the crowd of thoughts and voices that swirl within you. The biblical month we've entered pivots around a perceived delay and the subsequent res
If there was a strategy where you could gain a 10,000% return on investment (ROI), would you be interested? You'd probably think, 'Yeah...That's too good to be true.' But what if it WAS true? Would you be diligent to go after it? Spend time to study, understand, and apply yourself to it? Last night we laid out the specifics to do just that. But it’s completely up to you. Jesus is the one who presents a 100-fold return strategy for His Kingdom Seeds - that's a 10,000% return.