Allowing the Holy Spirit to be the boss of a meeting changes the atmosphere, physically and spiritually.
He opens hearts that have been hurt and need healing
He activates His gifts (the gifts of the Holy Spirit 1 Corinthians 12)
He shows up in hugs, smiles, and tears
Does this scenario sound familiar?
You sit down to do study the Bible and you see:
Half full coffee cup, open Bible, and beautifully hand-penned notes… and you think, “Photo opt!” You take your picture, perfect it, share it, and then carry on with your day.
And you never think about finishing the Bible study.
Often when faced with the decision to leave a church, we go about it in the wrong way. We focus on our feelings being justified and how we have been wronged.
I’m hear to tell you, your feelings don’t matter.
Have you ever told someone who is having a rough season that “things are going to get better”? Well, guess what, you have prophesied. Prophecy is building someone up and encouraging someone in the most basic of form.
As Christians, we widely agree that God created man and this entire world, right? That would make our God a highly creative individual.
Just look at the array of landscapes He made. The colors the leaves change in the fall. The different flavors of heirloom tomatoes. The softness of a cat. The melody of a robin. The scent of jasmine. God is creative.
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When I was in high school, we still used physical BOOKS to do our research.
Yeah, I’m that old.
Is it Biblical for Christians to get tattoos?
The answer is IT DEPENDS.
It was the Friday before Mother’s Day and my mom and I had planned to celebrate together on this day, which means I would get to sleep in. However, the…
Your story can save a life.
The moments you remember in your story are often life changing- you were healed from cancer, you had a supernatural encounter, you found out why you were created, etc. These moments are pivotal points because they connected you with your Creator. Your story can touch the heart of a person who doesn’t believe in God- your story can open the door for the beginning of their story.
God does not change based on your circumstances.
If the Bible is true, then God does not change: he is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8, Malachi 3:6
So, if the Bible says that God is good (Psalm 100:5, 136:1), why do bad things happen?