“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.”
3 John verse 2, (NAS)
There is such a thing as soul-prosperity—one of the greatest blessing on this side heaven.
This supposes newness of life in Christ, and an inward wellspring of…Continue
Added by James Ronald Ross on September 30, 2015 at 9:38pm — No Comments
"Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets." (Beethoven) Embrace and practice the same with the art of life in Christ—force your way into its secrets! There is a world of difference in the tension between a passive profession of Jesus and…Continue
Added by James Ronald Ross on September 28, 2015 at 12:08pm — No Comments
Restored to Innocence: the state of not being guilty of a crime or offense, freedom from sin or evil…Do these statements define you and me? We will not likely live above what we believe about ourselves. If our self-view is tainted by shame we will accept ‘less’ as true of us.…
Added by James Ronald Ross on September 18, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments
Are You Sure? This post is a bit long; but trust me, it is vitally important to give yourself the time to digest this truth fully!
Can we really be sure of anything? Some would say only taxes and death are sure. Thankfully, that is absolutely wrong. There is much we can be and become sure of! But, we must daily walk in Grace by faith in the Lamb…Continue
It is so easy to believe because of the things that have happened to us, the mistakes we have made, the scars we have, we are no longer of purpose or have worth. We feel because we have been broken by circumstances in life that we have lost our ability to be of use to the world. But that is not right. As a child, I had a bin of broken crayons. I used these crayons…Continue
Added by Jenna Laird on September 6, 2015 at 9:03pm — No Comments
Are you impervious to performance? Say what? The essence of the meaning of the word impervious (or impermeable) is: too not allow something to enter or pass through: and to not be bothered or affected by something! Are you allowing the tyrants of legalism and performance based religion to permeate your heart and mind?
What bothers or affects you most? To whom or what are you giving your true loyalty? Is it your soul, your core beliefs or your…Continue
Wrong questions are the breeding ground of doubt, despair and unbelief. I know; I've asked the wrong questions for almost sixty-two years. But, in the midst of those questions mercy, grace, atonement and the answer burst its way into my darkened questions. Tell Me Why is the most foreboding of all wrong questions.
Don't miss-hear me; questions are natural and a part of our God given DNA. But: to end up at Why? That wrong question is not a part of the likeness and image of God that we…Continue