Faith vs Fear

Every day we have a choice to make, we can either live by faith or we can live by fear. Faith and fear cannot co-exist. Fear, simply stated, is unbelief. As this unbelief gets the upper hand, fear begins to control our emotions and our thoughts. On the other hand, faith is about assurance and … Continue reading Faith vs Fear

Change From The Inside Out

What we seek and what we think ultimately determine who we are. Here’s how this principle works: Our thoughts shape our desires. Our desires direct our pursuits. Our pursuits determine who we are. So, if we want to change who we are becoming we have to begin by changing what we are pursuing. To change … Continue reading Change From The Inside Out

Uncensored Grace

Grace is messy! God’s grace reaches down into our messy lives and transforms us from the inside out. This only happens when we embrace God’s grace. Our problem is that we are comfortable with a domesticated grace based on our own performance or effort. The truth is that God’s grace is extended to us regardless … Continue reading Uncensored Grace

Willpower is Powerless

Reading in Psalm 51 today, I noticed a part of a verse I’ve overlooked before. "Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit,to sustain me." ~ Psalms 51:12 The truth is we can’t change. We cannot muster the willpower to stop sins power in our lives. This can only come … Continue reading Willpower is Powerless