The question what does God want from me can be misleading. Primarily because we cannot supply what God requires. God wants me to love like Him and that my friends is impossible apart from Him radically transforming me. You cannot love like God until you have experienced God’s love.
Faith is required by God to be saved from sin, become his child and be delivered from his wrath. What is saving faith? How do you know if your belief is enough? The faith of Abraham serves as our teacher today found in Romans chapter 4.
When discussing spiritual warfare we often limit the conversation to a battle that is raging around us. In this last section of Jonah, God uses a powerful object lesson to teach us that everyday there is a battle raging inside of us. It is a battle of Worship. It is a power struggle over who […]
Have you ever been disappointed with God, maybe even angry with Him? If we are honest, there are times and places in all of our hearts where the answer to this question is a painful “yes.” God’s grace uses these moments to expose the deeply rooted deception of our hearts. Here in Jonah chapter 4 […]
It is solely because of God’s love that anyone truly repents. Without God’s love helping us to sin our sin and the weight of its consequences, no one would ever repent. God uses a combination of His Word, His Spirit, and His people to communicate that love in our lives. This is where we find […]
We can all identify with the struggle of wanting to change but failing. Failure only makes us feel worse. We want to repent but it doesn’t seem to work. It is only the grace of God that will not let us alone and keeps patiently exposing our hearts. Remember, God is aimed at exposing your […]
God is angry at Jonah’s sin and rebellion. God is also gracious in His relentless pursuit of Jonah’s heart. It is the intention of God’s grace to change us. God is more committed to you than are to Him. Life’s storms are where God’s Holiness and Grace collide to rescue you from yourself.