Are You Listening?

“But in my distress I cried out to the Lord; yes, I prayed to my God for help. He heard me from His sanctuary; my cry to Him reached His ears.” (Psalm 18:6 NLT) Why is it sometimes so difficult to hear God’s voice? Jesus said in John 10:27: “My sheep listen to My voice;Continue reading “Are You Listening?”

Jesus Sees You!

“’How do you know about me?’ Nathanael asked. Jesus replied, ‘I could see you under the fig tree before Philip found you.’” (John 1:48 NLT) One of the most powerful desires we have as human beings is to be seen. In the world in which we live it’s so easy to feel invisible. The CovidContinue reading “Jesus Sees You!”

The Value of Prayer

“You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it.” (Matthew 21:22 NLT) Have you ever prayed earnestly and in line with what you believed to be God’s will, yet it wasn’t answered like you desired? I certainly have. I begged God to save my marriage. God hates divorce and marriageContinue reading “The Value of Prayer”

Defining Our Wants

“I tell you, you can pray for anything, and if you believe that you’ve received it, it will be yours.” (Mark 11:24 NLT) In some ways I believe we tend to “water down” the things Jesus says to us in His Word. We too often want to “spiritualize” verses like the one above until weContinue reading “Defining Our Wants”