Articles Tagged 'Name'

Leave, Go, and Bless

As Abraham showed us, God's greatest promises often come packaged as our greatest sacrifices, hardest challenges, and longest journeys.

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us of God's incredible journey of redemption and how Abraham was the one who began this journey demonstrating great faith when he followed God for a destination he did not yet know.

Teach Us to Pray 05: Holy Presence

We cry out together, as Jesus' followers and family, for God's holiness to make itself known in undeniable ways in our fallen world.

Phil Ware and Andy Johnson remind us how important reverencing God is when we pray.

Jesus Isn't Finished with Us Yet!

Behind every act of power in Acts, we see Jesus at work, guiding his followers and providing his strength for them to do what he asked of them.

Phil Ware begins an eight-part series on eight truths that turned the world upside down, a look at the early verses of the book of Acts.

Our Weakness, God's Power

He should have left him for the buzzards. He should have sent him to hell. But he didn’t. He sent him to the lost.

Max Lucado writes to remind us of our need to surrender our anxiety, and everything else, to Jesus and let him change our name and our future.

Beyond Description

The beloved disciple wants us to know and love Jesus like he does!

Phil Ware looks at the gospel of John chapter 1 and reflects on all the titles, names, and descriptions given to Jesus in this one chapter and what it really means for us.

Staking God's Claim on Our Lives

God's Word is powerful in our lives when we go public with our faith and commitment to Him!

Steve Hemphill reminds us of the great power for those of us who believe God is still the Great I AM and who intervenes to bless and empower his people today.

In Jesus' Name

This is no throw away or empty phrase, but a reminder of the One in charge!

Max Lucado reminds us of the great power of praying in Jesus' name.

A New Name

Jesus has the power to change everything about us if we will let him!

Max Lucado reminds us of the importance of Jesus' power to change us and make us new and give us a new name -- he points to the apostle Paul, who was once Saul, the persecutor.

As Each Part Does Its Work

How in the world could they do such a herculean task in less than eight weeks?

Phil Ware shares a third message from the book of Nehemiah, this one focusing on the great work of ordinary people given in lists of names in Nehemiah.

There Are No Adequate Words

There are not enough words to thank you for sharing in this grace!

Phil Ware talks about reaching the 1,000 sponsored child mark with Heartlight.org and verseoftheday.com and what a great mark this is to break.

God's Grace in a Pumpkin

How can a pumpkin possibly mean so much?

Phil Ware writes part of a monthly series on his Compassion visit to Chiang Mai Thailand as Heartlight.org and Verseoftheday.com move closer to 1,000 sponsored children.

You Get to Have Your Own Name

God wants to give you a special name known only to Him.

Nicknames are given to us by people who know us and love us. God knows us, loves us, and has a special name picked out for us.

All Undone

Can the Lord help put me back together so I can keeping serving those I server for Him?

Michele Howe shares with us a poignant story of a woman caregiver and the loss of a client, or patient, and friend, and how it wipes her out and discourages her until she finds a way to bless this friend and her family and goes to the Father in prayer.

What if There Were only one Choice?

One way to heaven? That's outrageous!

But you see, there are times when we have to face the truth that not every option is equal and not every choice is valid. When it comes to eternal life, to salvation, to having a relationship with God, there's only one way: through Jesus Christ.

Nothing Significant?

So why do we discount what the Lord does through us?

Phil Ware reminds us that nothing we do in the Lord's name is insignificant, unimportant, or forgotten by God who loves us and remembers and rewards us for what we do.

Play Like You're Loved

Are you trying to earn it?

Rubel Shelley takes a look at coach Scott Nagy of South Dakota State and sees a great slogan: play like you are loved.

The Story: Second Incarnation

Can I really experience Jesus today?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story focusing on the early chapters of Acts and the coming of the Spirit and the work done in the name of Jesus!

Someone Named Her 'Unwanted'

How do you ever overcome the name?

Rubel Shelly writes about the name Nakusa in India and how it means unwanted and asks how to you overcome a bad name.

He Knows My Name!

Does He really speak to people today?

Phil Ware shares insights on Jesus calling Mary by name and speaking to us today.

Wrong Names

What we say is a reflection of our heart and mind.

The wisdom of the world often reflects the words of God. For example: what you say reflects what is in your heart.

Fast for the President

Let's pray for our leaders!

Bob Sjogren reminds us the importance of fasting and praying for the president.

The Greatest Gift of Gratitude

What would you have done to thank them?

Patrick Odum challenges us to see the basic call of our lives to live for Jesus.

Praise the Lord

Do we have to have a special reason?

Tom Norvell reminds us that we need to praise the Lord on all occasions and for many reasons.

A Rose by Any Other Name Might Be ... Jim!

So what really is your name?

Patrick Odum talks about a humorous situation where his neighbor repeatedly called him Jim even though that was not his name.

A Tradition Like No Other

Do we have a Master's tradition?

Tom compares the Masters, a golf tournament that is a tradition like no other and suggests that we can follow Jesus as our Master, and use the love commands to be our tradition like no other and this will revolutionize our lives.