“But why do you call Me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do the things which I say?
Whoever comes to Me, and hears My sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock. But he who heard and did nothing is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream beat vehemently; and immediately it fell. And the ruin of that house was great.” Luke 6:46-49 NKJV
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Oftentimes we get to know our family members or we are all in the same place and country when someone dies. Death has a way of bringing us close, even closer than a wedding. For the past week I have witnessed my family come together as never before. We have made time for play, for the occasional conversation wars, where we freely express our business plans, opinions about politics, discuss biblical principles and can’t forget the food! Continue reading Death draws us close
We have all heard and know that God is love, but really what does that mean to us? Let’s take a moment to think about this…
God is love, but what does love require of me? God (love) requires relationship and intimate fellowship with each of us. Love want to be close! If you love someone wouldn’t you want to be close to them, in communion and covenant with them or constantly in communication with that loved one? Answer: Yes! Continue reading Love wants to be near
It’s so easy for me to talk to God than be vulnerable with the people in my life. My rational is “well God won’t judge me and he won’t mislead me”. Given my past experiences, I am careful to not make a bad choice that I try not to act without the prompting of the spirit. I have learnt that operating out of my emotions can be misleading and not the best for me or the situation. When I do, I feel real bad and immediately I ask for forgiveness. Then I ask God to show me where the triggers are and what responses I still need to work on. Continue reading Influential Counsel
We need covenant people in our lives as christians, these people meet us at our point of need. They speak to us by the leading of the spirit, they speak into our lives by their experiences and directing us in christ principles. They are there to judge us upward and not down, a hand in need, just there to supply. I take this time again to say thank you lord for the covenant relationships In my life, continue to feed their spirit as they continue to feed mines and others. Continue reading Establishing covenant relationships