Tag: Promises

Witness Well

12 Promises to help deepen our trust in God

Evangelism is far more about trusting God’s promises than relying on our own abilities. Those who step out in faith to share their faith with others have learned to take God at his Word. God gave promises to… Read More

Being a Light Depends on How we Listen

The Light of the world became flesh and the angels made his presence known. The Light lived, died on our behalf, and rose again. That Light is the Word — the Word made flesh — the Word that… Read More

The Word made flesh empowers believers with the gospel

Words are powerful. They hurt, implore, and inspire. Out of love, God sent His Word to bring salvation. The Word became flesh so that all people may receive the Truth and the Life. The Word is that powerful…. Read More

How God grants the desires of our heart and make plans succeed

When we reflect upon our lives and see the hand of God carefully crafting and directing us according to his purpose and will, we come upon a different story that reflects God’s mercy and grace. Despite ourselves, it’s amazing how God’s will has a way to overrule our heart’s desire. God’s plans circumvents our plans. Yet, in doing so, God’s mercy and grace proceeds to give us far more than our hearts could have ever imagined.

Adding our names to God’s family tree

With this understanding, we begin to see ourselves in this family tree. By faith, we are sons and daughters of God. By faith, we are adopted into a family. By faith, our names are now attached to this genealogical record. His-story now becomes my-story. When personalized, the genealogies of the Bible now become more interesting. Our names are attached to them.