Tuesday, May 21

Tag: word

Personal Life

Chew it over

But they delight in the law of the lord,meditating on it day and night. Psalm 1:2 Our brain needs to be mulling on things constantly, but not just any old thing, good things, as what we meditate on we become.  Feed your body junk food regularly and you will look like it!  Feed your mind with junk and you become like it. What we feed our brain will be chewed on without us consciously thinking about it. Feed it enough and of the right stuff and it will benefit you 24/7.  It will live on in the subconscious moments of the day and night. The Holy Spirit can only bring to remembrance what has been put in us.  So give Him something to work with.  Put the Word in your mind and work it out in your life. Coal becomes a diamond when under pressure.  A gem is produced from scripture when it
Personal Life

Hungry?

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory. John 1:14 Jesus is The Word. If you were to approach the Bible like we approach Jesus think how alive it would become to you.  "In Him (The Word) was life" John 1:4.  The words of the pages of this book can be alive to us. It has the power to change your life as Jesus did to first save you.  Confess with your mouth and believe in your heart and watch your life transform and the world around you shift. Get started: Make a Plan: Choose a bible translation you like, a regular time & place to read your bible and pick a bible reading schedule (see YouVersion for ideas) - plans build habits that build your life. Vary your Read:  Read large sections – get the overview, culture, stories, God’s master plan.  Read
Personal Life

The Final Countdown …

On October 31 the people assembled again, and this time they fasted ... Nehemiah 9:1 In the book of Nehemiah we see the process of the people of God returning from captivity and reestablishing themselves with God. Fasting brings us clearly before God. Times of refreshing come as you consecrate yourself to the Lord and find He breaks off those loose ends that hang around. You are being shaped and revived for the next season of your life. What did these returning people of God do? - The first thing they did as a nation was to come around the Word of God. They read, but they also allowed it to speak. They fell to the ground in awe of its message and of God. - As they had need they sought to be purified by the Lord. - They also created shelters, spaces of encounters - setting a...