The Guise of Control

“For you are a slave to whatever controls you.” (2 Peter 2:19b NLT) Every person is controlled by something or someone. We don’t govern even our own life. What does govern can vary from person to person, but ultimately, one day God will bring everything under His control (Philippians 3:21). But don’t we have freeContinue reading “The Guise of Control”

Are You Willing to Change?

“He who is the Glory of Israel will not lie, nor will he change his mind, for he is not human that he should change his mind!” (1 Samuel 15:29 NLT) On some levels it seems odd that our unchanging God created us, not only with the capacity to change, but with the necessity ofContinue reading “Are You Willing to Change?”

What Is Your Life’s Goal?

“For to me, living means living for Christ, and dying is even better.” (Philippians 1:21 NLT) What is it that brings you the most satisfaction? Closing that big sale? Making that goal in a critical game? Winning the hand of the one you love? Cooking that perfect meal? Doing well on an exam? Landing theContinue reading “What Is Your Life’s Goal?”

You Are Welcome to Come to the Wedding!

“And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven like a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.” (Revelation 21:2 NLT) In Matthew 22 Jesus used a wedding feast as the theme of one of His parables. Parables, as a rule, have one main point, and the point ofContinue reading “You Are Welcome to Come to the Wedding!”

God Is Able – To Subdue Everything Under His Control!

“Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body, according to the working whereby He is able even to subdue all things unto Himself.” (Philippians 3:21 KJV) When we first place our faith and trust in Jesus, there are things with which we wrestle, many that pertain toContinue reading “God Is Able – To Subdue Everything Under His Control!