Why are you saved?

"We're not saved by works, but we're saved for works."  These are the words of my Pastor Sam Holmes, Jr. A lot of times we don't have the best understanding when it comes to being saved.  A lot of people think they have to start living right before they get saved.  They feel they aren't…

It’s Not Your Fight

Two times today I've heard the message: "It's not your fight." Earlier, while listening to a Joyce Meyer c.d she spoke of how she always wants to solve people's problems. She discussed how she often takes on more than she should because she's picking up fights that aren't hers to begin with. Then, while talking…

Don’t Listen To Negativity

If we're not careful, people will talk us right out of our dreams. So often people will tell us what we can't do vs. what God told us we can do. People can be quick to point out all the potential negative outcomes compared to the positive possibilities. We have to know for ourselves what…

Do You Feel God?

The presence of God is all around us. Feeling God is not some mystical, spooky feeling; it's actually quite simple. We can feel the presence of God while driving down the highway. You feel at peace and you recognize the beauty in the trees and in the clouds. You may feel the presence of God…

Do You Feel God?

The presence of God is all around us.  Feeling God is not some mystical, spooky feeling; it's actually quite simple. We can feel the presence of God while driving down the highway.  You feel at peace and you recognize the beauty in the trees and in the clouds. You may feel the presence of God…

God Spoils Me!

I've started to think of my relationship with God like the relationship between a teenage daughter and her father.  As long as she stays in his good graces she can get anything she desires, but the moment she begins to rebel he begins withholding things. This is exactly how I feel about my relationship with God. …