Category Archives: Submission
John 6:15 “When Jesus saw that they were ready to force him to be their king, he slipped away into the hills by himself.” (emphasis added).
As parents, we must understand the importance of growing strong roots so that we can model it for and teach it to our children. I shared with you yesterday how the host of a podcast I was listening to was expressing sincere shock at the number of people in their twenties and thirties that want to be Read the rest of this entry
Isa.45:9 (CEV) “…you have no right to argue with your Creator. You are merely a clay pot shaped by a potter. The clay doesn’t ask, “Why did you make me this way? Where are the handles?”
How do I cheer up when my change seems distant? First, I need to embrace the big picture and second, I need to Cooperate With The Artist. We are God’s masterpiece; God is the artist and we are His product, His masterpiece. We must cooperate with Him. Read the rest of this entry
Rev.13:8 (KJV) “And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world” (emphasis added)
John 3:16 “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” God knew what He had to do to reconcile mankind to Himself, God knew Read the rest of this entry
Ps.100:3 (KJV) “Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture… 5 For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
For there to be spiritual vitality, there is a “making” and there is a “leading”. The shepherd goes through the trouble of forcing you down and then leading you forth, just to restore your soul. Your soul is your life, it is your identity, and it is who you are. Read the rest of this entry
Rom.12:2 “…let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”
God is able to deal with Pharaoh and take you out of Egypt. But for you to be truly unstoppable, you have to let God deal with you and take Egypt out of you. It is one thing for God to deal with Pharaoh and take you out of Egypt. Read the rest of this entry
John 1:14 (NKJV) “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.”
Grace comes to you when you submit and accept that God is wiser than you are. When you submit to the truth, the grace to be saved comes to you. The grace for prosperity will come to you when you submit to God’s truth. Read the rest of this entry
Psalm 40:3 “He has given me a new song to sing, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see what he has done and be amazed. They will put their trust in the Lord.”
A time will come when there is nothing in your bank account that can help you. A time will come when even the number one prophet in the land cannot help you. Read the rest of this entry
Heb.12:2 (NKJV) “looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
The power over the way of self and the power over the way of the world, comes from being fully persuaded, fully convinced that God has the best for you. Read the rest of this entry
Jn.12:24 “Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” (NRSV, with emphasis).
Abraham was a classic example of giving up life to find life. Abraham, in the place of waiting on God for a child decided to help God. As if God had forgotten how to make children. Abraham produced Ishmael and God in His mercy chose to bless Ishmael. Read the rest of this entry