Articles Tagged 'Abba'

Treasure

Treasure

How can such a discovery, no matter how badly dirt-encrusted and stained, not be seen as a genuine treasure?

Phil Ware tells us a simple story of a mother's love to remind how our Father sees us as his treasure.

Dinner with Abba

Dinner with Abba

Communion is a reminder of why we belong at the Father's Table of grace.

Phil Ware reminds us that the cross was personal to Jesus and to us and because of it, we come to God as our 'Abba Father.'

Simple Oil Changes

Simple Oil Changes

Why is it so hard to let our Father help us?

Max Lucado reminds us that God wants to help us through our hardest challenges.

Why Do I Ignore This Sacred Rhythm?

Why Do I Ignore This Sacred Rhythm?

Jesus invites us into a time of rest and quiet with him!

Phil Ware shares part 2 in his four part series on learning to rest in Jesus and trust in the Lord's power to bless us and give us grace.

Bored to Life

Bored to Life

Is rest really necessary for holy and whole living?

Phil Ware talks about the importance of rest and the Sabbath principle.

A Few Minutes Alone

A Few Minutes Alone

When is time waiting, not wasted?

Rubel Shelly talks about an airport delay that ended up in a blessed day alone with God focusing and praying on the things and people that matter most and being present with God in the quietness of the moment.

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Learning to live in tune with God!

Phil Ware gives us three key principles to follow as we approach the New Year, ask the Lord what he wants us to do, learn to rest, and get to know Jesus better.

Pool of Mercy

Pool of Mercy

Have you offered sight to the blind?

Cathy Messecar draws us into the story of the man born blind that was healed by Jesus in John 9 and reminds us that we are here to continue Jesus' ministry of healing and mercy.

So Glad God Doesn't Require a Smartphone

So Glad God Doesn't Require a Smartphone

Which smartphone does God require of us?

Max Lucado reminds us that we don't have to know how to use a smartphone to talk with the Creator of the universe who also happens to be our ABBA Father.

UNPREDICTABLE: MY Lord!

UNPREDICTABLE: MY Lord!

In the middle of this mess, would you still have called Jesus Lord?

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus from the Gospel of John called unpredictable, and focuses on Mary Magdalene calling Jesus Lord in the middle of all sorts of grief, sorrow, despair, discouragement, loss, and hopelessness and is given the gift o

The One Born in Bethlehem Can be Born in You

The One Born in Bethlehem Can be Born in You

When was your last pause to reflect, rest, and renew?

Rick Brown gives some statistical data on Christmas shopping, historical data on the birth of Jesus, and some spiritual insight on how to keep from going under during the busy time we call Christmas.

We Need Rest

We Need Rest

Don't you sense this need?

Tom Norvell reminds us of our need for rest and to rest in Jesus, in God, and in the Spirit.

Rest

Rest

How much rest is enough?

Where God's people once practiced a one-day-per-week rest, we know seek a rest that will never end.

SpiritFire - Abba

SpiritFire - Abba

How dare we address God in this way?

Phil Ware continues his series on the Holy Spirit by talking about God being Abba Father.

Reboot

Reboot

Take time to reboot and let God do the rest with you.

Patrick Odum reminds us of the importance to rest, to have a Sabbath, to reboot.

More Than Everything

More Than Everything

How do you solve the unsolvable and not remain anxious?

Rob Woodfin ponders the imponderable and seeks answers to our greatest question, how do I not let anxiety control me, and reminds us of God's grace.

Chosen

Chosen

Can you really accept that God views you as He does?

Phil Ware describes a dream a friend had about Phil's dad -- and he shares how hard it is for him to accept that God feels that way about him, too.

Splash Down

Splash Down

Do you know where you will splash down?

Phil Ware concludes his series on the 7 sayings of Jesus from the Cross, this one about "into your hands I commit my spirit" and comparing it to a child learning to jump off the edge of a pool toward his or her parent.

Place of Quiet Rest

Place of Quiet Rest

Do you have such a place?

Bill Sherrill shares with us about his quiet place near to the heart of God.

God's Middle Name

God's Middle Name

Do you know God's middle name?

Russ Lawson reminds us that sometimes it takes a child to help us approach God personally and lovingly.

A Sabbath Rest

A Sabbath Rest

Do you rest at least one day per week?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to rest 1 in 7 if we are going to fully experience life and be productive.

Rhythms of Grace

Rhythms of Grace

What if the day begins at a different time than we think?

Phil Ware challenges us to re-look at how we define the day and when it begins by looking at Genesis 1 and the rhythm of creation and see that God has blessed us with rest before work.

No Rest, No Gain

No Rest, No Gain

Can you really get more fit by resting?

Without rest we cannot restore our bodies and our health, but this is not a new idea, it is God's fitness plan from long ago.

The Voice of Our Father

The Voice of Our Father

How do you approach God?

Phil talks about when his son Zachary was born hurt and how his voice as a father comforted his son and how we as God's children can approach God as Abba Father.

A Time to Rest

A Time to Rest

Can you rest and put your hope in God?

We all need time for real, genuine, rest.