Growing in prayer, feeling a connection with the Father, and being formed to be a useful vessel for Jesus to use to bless others is a journey.
Jesus had many opportunities to walk away from the shame and pain of the cross, but he chose the Father's will and our need over his comfort.
When Luke summarized the heart of the early church, he chose to highlight one particular word —
We must always remember that God's love for broken people and our call to his mission must matter most.
'I wish I had time just to sit around and pray,' my friend said. He walked away in a huff!
A King headed to a cross, the foal of a donkey, and a formerly blind man who followed along the way.
Our God is the God of surprising opportunities, fresh hope, and new life.
As much as we don't want to admit it, we often miss the way of the upside down Messiah as badly as his first disciples.
Jesus doesn't abandon us in our fire failure.
At a place with great spiritual and physical significance, Jesus challenged his followers to decide about his identity.
A Look at the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives
A 365 day trip through the Gospel accounts of Jesus
God's Power for our Battles
Daily letters from Christ using the 'voice' of Jesus
Charle's Spurgeon's classic devotional
Daily prayers inspired by the Apostle Paul
Phil Ware continues his series on Lord Teach Us to Pray focusing on learning from Jesus.
08/21/2019 by Phil Ware
James Nored and Phil Ware remind us of the dark night that began the long, painful, and lonely journey of Jesus through his Passion to bring us to God.
08/18/2019 by James Nored & Phil Ware
Phil Ware continues his series on prayer this week, focused on the early church's devotion to prayer that they learned from Jesus.
08/14/2019 by Phil Ware