The Strength to Endure

“I said, “My strength has perished, along with my expectation from Yahweh.”” Lamentations‬ ‭3:18‬ ‭ Other translations use the word Endurance for strength. Lexicon :: Strong's H5331 - neṣaḥ eminence, enduring, everlastingness, perpetuity enduring of life, and so life itself as enduring: The Scriptures before share of the destruction of Jerusalem. It goes into detail... Continue Reading →

The devil didn’t make you do it

“Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him. Let no man say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God,” for God can’t be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.... Continue Reading →

Word and Power, not either/or

“Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?”‭‭Mark‬ ‭12:24‬ ‭ESV‬‬ It is not enough to know Scriptures, the Pharisees and Sadducees both to quote them. We must walk in the truth of the Word and in the power of the... Continue Reading →

Can I accept the steak to get to the cow?

I love when God uses every day work things to create a parallel process in my life. I was going about my workday, and boom, I get that slap on the behind to wake me up and move me out of my stinking thinking. The doctor was answering a question posed about the training he... Continue Reading →

Perceive It

“Remember not the former things,    nor consider the things of old.Behold, I am doing a new thing;    now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?I will make a way in the wilderness    and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:18-19 So often when it comes to stepping out, I expect that God will use me in the way... Continue Reading →

Don’t Hibernate

God did not design us to remain inactive, to hibernate in the world around us; He created us to step out. He did not design us to stay, but to go. We are called to go into our prayer closets. We can accomplish more in five minutes in prayer than all our efforts combined. “But... Continue Reading →

It Takes Patience

I love helping other people. It is an area where I have always felt called to step out. I even made a career of it. Compassion has always been a gift that God has given me, the ability to see most people through His eyes. Every now and then I will come across someone that... Continue Reading →

Be Persistent

I feel like stepping out successfully for God requires that we persistently seek Him. The three areas that I see we need to persistent seek Him in are 1) His presence 2) His Word 3) Prayer. We can not accomplish anything that God desires for us on our own. If we could, we would have... Continue Reading →

Change my perception

One definition according to Oxford language of perception is a way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something; a mental impression. There is a saying “whether you think that you can, or think that you can’t, your right.” If you perceive that you can do something you are going to give it your best. Even if... Continue Reading →

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