7 Essential Qualities of Strong Faith

Stay in the Word of God until you can see it so clearly on the inside that you don’t need to see it on the outside. ~ Gloria Copeland God is faithful. Most of us have heard that statement, but have we ever really considered what faith requires? It is certainly not for the faint […]

7 Tips to Help You Rest in God

We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature—trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence … we need silence to be able to touch souls. ~ Mother Teresa We have […]

The Challenge of Maintaining Strong Faith

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. ~ Emmanuel Teney Faith is one of the most prominent topics in the Bible […]

Five Keys to Uproot Fear

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do, you will sink and drown. Instead you relax and float. ~ Alan Watts Faith grows. Jesus taught that, when He compared faith to a seed. As it grows, faith gets stronger, […]

How to Use Faith Effectively

Faith isn’t the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It’s simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step. ~ Joni Erickson Tada Effective faith is critical for every aspect of Christian life. It takes faith to walk in love. It takes faith to forgive, to pray effectively or […]

3 Keys to Trusting the Truth of God’s Word

When God speaks, faith has to connect to His Word because if you allow only your feelings to connect, no root can be formed. ~ Mz Liz Image Earth without plants, animals or any living things, just a barren place of soil, rock and water. The Bible said it was dark and void. There was […]

Faith Thieves: 6 Attitudes that Steal Your Faith & Peace

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t. ~ Blaise Pascal Let me ask you a question. Are you a believer? “Certainly!” you respond. OK, then I’d like to ask you what you believe. For instance, do you believe God meets all your […]

How to Get Spiritually Fit

Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all areas of life. Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around Him. ~ Joyce Meyer I haven’t been to the gym in ages. I know I should, but I just can’t […]

5 Keys to Spiritual Strength

The most tried and true way to put God first is to read His Word, the Bible and obey it. There are no shortcuts to spiritual growth. ~ Jim George Are you struggling with a situation that just won’t go away? Are you tired of going around the same old ‘mountain’ again and again? Do […]

Four Essential Qualities of a Committed Christian

God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through. ~ Francis Chan When I got married several decades ago, I have to admit I didn’t have much faith that […]