Tag Archives: spiritual formation

Do more than “only imagine” Jesus–experience Him daily!

Christ-followers can do much more than “only imagine” Jesus’ presence. We can experience His presence throughout the day! Christians like to quote half a verse: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man … Continue reading

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Many people have never given Jesus a chance.

Give Jesus a chance to speak to you. Notice His thoughts in your head. Give Jesus a chance to lead you. Do what He tells you to. Give Jesus a chance to make the Bible come alive. Read it daily … Continue reading

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If you want to be closer to Jesus, this’ll help

Vulnerability is a magnet for the living Jesus. It helps move our pride out of His way and attract His presence and power. Christianity isn’t about memorizing and verbalizing ideas about Jesus. It’s about internalizing Him and letting Him ignite … Continue reading

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Put Christ back in “ianity”

Churchianity’s been around for centuries. Now we have politicsianity. Let’s put Christ back in ianity. Christianity without love for all people, is counterfeit. To keep the rust off of my trust in God, I have to put the living Jesus … Continue reading

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Invisible rivers flow in the heart, visible ones in the eyes

Jesus promised His followers rivers of living water flowing from within them, not watered down ideas from outside them. Religious words without spiritual renewal have little effect. However, when invisible, inner rivers of God’s love, flow thru my heart, visible … Continue reading

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Inner awe-ability

Ponder the aweThat stirs within youAt the sightOf nature’s beauty,Inner glimpses ofMajesty and splendor,Beyond all reason,Defying your logic,Intangible but stillDeeply and delightfully real.Cultivate that senseThat you feel inside.Let it grow untilIt dominates your dayAnd overflows throughContinual wonderAnd glorious gratitude. Copyright … Continue reading

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Accolades are mere charades

Accolades are mere charades, and insults are just manmade. It’s what you are on the inside that matters! One of the greatest things in the world is to be free from the torment of self-focus. Pride will choke your heart … Continue reading

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Efforts don’t always equal results; some results come with little effort

My life’s been full of tremendous efforts with little results and no-efforts with tremendous results. Jesus, replace my presumption with humility, my self-promotion with service to others, and my worry with trust in You. Life is more than hard work … Continue reading

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Jesus is my inner engine, not my outward religion

When things in your life shut down, open up to the risen Jesus. It’s always a great time to connect with the risen Jesus and to learn to hear and obey His voice. If there’s no outpouring of Christ from … Continue reading

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Getting close to Jesus will improve your thinking

Distance yourself from negative thoughts, feelings, words, and images. Isolate from them. Then you’ll be less likely to catch anxiety and discouragement. Open your mind to thoughts that are true, uplifting, caring and pure. Close it to those that are … Continue reading

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