Our chiefest endeavor

Through the power of the Holy Spirit, we become enlightened to this simple and yet wonderful truth. It is where we receive sustenance from the Lord. This is because, through the Spirit of Christ, we are affected in a manner in which our lives are completely transformed. … More Our chiefest endeavor

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Our refuge and our fortress

We grow in our faith and trust in God by our willingness to follow Him in obedience. The savior says, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. ” (See, Matthew 16:24 and Luke 9:23, ESV). This is a daily action on our part and it begins with our willingness to trust in Christ and our Heavenly Father. Trusting in the will of God as opposed to trusting in our own will. … More Our refuge and our fortress

Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey | Burning all the bridges

The psalmist described a faith that took a risky leap, a faith that committed to God—closing off every competing option and burning every other bridge. “O Lord, I give my life to you. I trust in you, my God!” wrote the psalmist. “Do not let me be disgraced” (Psalm 25:1-2). These words remind me of … More Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey | Burning all the bridges

A Believing Heart

The following devotion comes from Stand a Little Taller: Counseling and Inspiration for each day of the year by Gordon B. Hinkley. A short commentary follows to expound on the thought and principle truths of each devotion. July 15, 2015 A Believing Heart Believe in God; believe that he is, and that he created all things, … More A Believing Heart

Stepping out in faith to see what God will do

Throughout scripture, we read various accounts of individuals encountering God, or in the midst of a trial of their faith in God. In each account, one thing becomes noticeable. The act of stepping out in faith to see what God will do. This thought occurred as I started re-reading Jim Cymbala’s book, Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire. Pastor … More Stepping out in faith to see what God will do

Let us nourish and fortify our faith in these last days

To strengthen our testimonies and protect ourselves from error, we must constantly nourish and fortify our faith We are in a unique time period of human mortality. The days seem to be growing shorter and shorter. Hearts of men are beginning to fail. News reports are full of human tragedies and events that leave us … More Let us nourish and fortify our faith in these last days

How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

Want to know the four secret ingredients to a happy and sustaining authentic Christian life? Sure you do, especially if one is struggling with a crisis of faith, doubt, or moderately curious as to what the Christian life has to offer them. These four secret ingredients are simple and practical. Want to boost your faith … More How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life