What’s Controlling You?

“Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires . . . Instead, give yourselves completely to God, for you were dead, but now you have new life. So use your whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God.” (NLT) Every day... Continue Reading →

It’s Time to Face the Truth

If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.” 1 John 1:8 (NIV) Sin always involves self-deception. At the moment you’re sinning, you’re deceiving yourself because you think that what you’re doing will actually produce better results than what God has already told you to do.To stop... Continue Reading →

In Your Hardest Times, Trust God’s Purpose

“This is the reason why we never collapse . . . These little troubles (which are really so transitory) are winning for us a permanent, glorious and solid reward out of all proportion to our pain.” (2 Corinthians 4:16-17 Phillips) “Why me?” If you’ve never asked that question, just wait. When life becomes really hard,... Continue Reading →

You’re Free to Be Yourself

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” (Ephesians 2:10 NLT) Think about your typical week. How many times do you get caught up in feeling pressured by other people—by their lifestyles, their needs, the things they’re... Continue Reading →

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