Articles Tagged 'Confidence'

I Doubt It: Jesus Is Risen from the Dead

I Doubt It: Jesus Is Risen from the Dead

Jesus is risen, and we believe because the first disciples had their doubts!

Phil Ware continues his series called 'I Doubt It' and focuses this week on Jesus having risen from death to never die again.

Drawing Near

Drawing Near

We can approach God without fear!

Because of the sacrifice of Jesus, those of us with faithful, sincere hearts, who have been washed in the blood of Jesus, may confidently enter the presence of God.

The Misunderstanding

The Misunderstanding

Without understanding the cross, we turn Christianity into another human contest about self-importance.

Phil Ware shares his third post on The Question, Peter's confession of Jesus and how he had to be broken before he could really understand what his confession meant.

Unhinderedly!

Unhinderedly!

God will get us where we need to be when we need to be there!

Phil Ware continues his series on Saved at Sea focusing on Paul's promise in Philippians 1:6 and Paul's shipwreck and travel to Rome to fulfill his calling from God.

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

Sometimes life is not fair with us, so what are we going to do about it?

Rubel Shelly shares an important reality about dealing with the hand we are dealt and living life recognizing that there are many things we cannot change but have to do the best we can with.

Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance

Where is your certainty found?

Phillip Morrison reminds us that our assurance is based on what God does and has done in Jesus, not what we can accomplish for God!

Am I Going to Die?

Am I Going to Die?

You are going to die. How do you feel about it?

I overheard a seven year old ask the question that many of us wonder about: Am I going to die?

We Are really Going Home

We Are really Going Home

Egypt is back in the news, so what does that have to do with going home?

Phillip Morrison continues his encouraging words with an especially relevant piece on Egypt and going home.

When Walls Break

When Walls Break

How solid is solid?

We often rely on things that are fundamentally unreliable. Instead, we should place our trust in the One that will never change, fade, or fail.

Another Epidemic

Another Epidemic

I don't worry about an outbreak of disease ...

Christians have the only certain security during times of epidemic illness.

Lost Luggage

Lost Luggage

We can know we have eternal life

Jesus came so we could live an abundant life secure in the knowledge that we will live eternally in heaven.

The Center of God's Will

The Center of God's Will

Is this really a safe place?

Tom Norvell reminds us that the safest place is in the center of God's will and that means loving God and loving people.

Hold Your Head Up!

Hold Your Head Up!

What's got you so down you won't even believe what God says about you?

Phil Ware continues to share with his own children the values his father taught him.

What Do You Expect?

What Do You Expect?

How in the world are we supposed to know what God expects of us?

How do we know what God expects of us or what it takes to please him? By listening to what he tells us to do in Micah 6:8.

Beware of Befriending your Fears

Beware of Befriending your Fears

What is your fear keeping you from doing?

Fear can keep us from many things, but mostly fear keeps us from life!

Risky Business

Risky Business

Facing fear? Find Godpower to keep going.

Opening yourself up and becoming vulnerable is a risky, scary thing - but you've got to do it to grow! Find the Godpower you need to take the next right step.

Heaven Torn Open

Heaven Torn Open

Can we hope for the prophet's vision coming true?

Some of the prophets dreamed big dreams that only later people would get to see.

Where I Am Going

Where I Am Going

Can you face the prospect of really bad news and tough times with faith?

In the face of battling mental health challenges, could you take on the prospect of dying with faith, character, and hope?