March 28, 2015

Renewing the Mind: Changing the Way you Think

Renewing your Mind

I'm starting a new series called Renewing the Mind. This battle with fear, panic attacks and anxiety is waged primarily in the mind. Through years of improper programming, the enemy has been able to influence our way of thinking through bad … [Read more...]

The Love of God: It Makes us Whole

The Love of God: It Makes Us Whole

This week, as part of our church's New Year devotional, we've been memorizing Ephesians 2:8, "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God." I've heard this scripture for years. So much so, … [Read more...]

The Love of God: It’s Rest

The Love of God - It's Rest

While in the midst of crippling fear and anxiety, I would often think God was not pleased with me. If he was pleased with me, then surely he would take this fear away. Surely he would pour out peace and give me a strong mind. But, the fear kept … [Read more...]

The Love of God: It’s Powerful

The Love of God: It's Powerful

If we can fully understand just how much God loves us, it will cast out all fear. "There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear" (1 John 4:18a). And God's love is not a natural love, like we know here on earth. God's love is powerful. … [Read more...]

The Love of God: It’s Unconditional

The Love of God: It's Unconditional

God's love for us is unconditional. His love is not based on our performance, our goodness, or anything we can or can't do. His love is a gift, freely given to us. All we have to do is receive it. "What about sin? Doesn't sin separate us from … [Read more...]