Tag Archives: Obedience

Answer God’s Call

God had a plan for the prophet Jeremiah before his birth. Do you know God’s plan for you? Serve God when he calls you. We are to live lives worthy of the calling of God. Feeling unworthy? God has chosen … Continue reading

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Finding Freedom with the Spirit

As we mature in faith, we move into a deeper relationship with the Spirit in which we are responding more to his leading and relying less on rules and commands.  When was the last time you asked the Spirit to … Continue reading

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Jonah: Running From God

Has God ever directed you to go somewhere, Jonah-style?  Jonah ignored God’s direction and calamity resulted.  Jonah knew that the storm was his fault.  God decided to get Jonah’s attention through the voice of trouble, and we get to learn … Continue reading

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The Inner Works of Blessing

God’s love for the people of the world is based on God’s character.  Not on ours.  Our blessing, however, is determined in large part by our actions.  Today I am asking God to show me where I am going my … Continue reading

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Consuming Fire

God is the ultimate, all-powerful, creator, all-consuming power.   Even though he is a consuming fire, God is equally gracious and compassionate. We simply like his grace better, and we judge God when he judges, and sometimes we blame him when … Continue reading

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Sowing the Wind

Do our words match our actions in our relationships with God? Many times the fruit of this life is absent because we have gone our own ways.  We sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.  Hosea’s words to Israel challenge … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget

What has God said to you which you have forgotten or ignored? If we forget the Lord’s word to us and go our own ways, we are like people who look in the mirror, see what we look like, and … Continue reading

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