Radical Surrender

Come to Me

I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger. John 6:35 John 6:30-40 When Jesus lived on this earth, He invited people to come to Him, and He still does today (John 6:35). But what do He and His Father in heaven have that we need? Salvation. Jesus is the…

Ready for a Change?

But the fruit of the Spirit is . . . self-control. Galatians 5:22–23 Galatians 5:16–25 Self-control is probably one of the hardest things to master. How often have we been defeated by a bad habit, a lousy attitude, or a wrong mindset? We make promises to improve. We ask someone to hold us accountable. But…

The Perfect Gift

Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.Romans 12:1 Romans 11:33–12:2 The weeks after Christmas are the busiest time of year in the US for merchandise returns as people trade unwanted gifts for what they really want. Yet you probably know a few people who…

The Law of Surrender

You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘He did not make me’? Can the pot say of the potter, ‘He knows nothing’? Isaiah 29:16 The Bible says that we are to present our bodies “as living…

Ready for a Change?

But the fruit of the Spirit is . . . self-control.Galatians 5:22–23 Self-control is probably one of the hardest things to master. How often have we been defeated by a bad habit, a lousy attitude, or a wrong mindset? We make promises to improve. We ask someone to hold us accountable. But deep inside, we…

Unhook The Chain

If you love Me, keep My commandments. —John 14:15 Jesus made it clear to His disciples that He is “the way, the truth, and the life” (John 14:6). He is the only way to the Father, and our belief and commitment to Him results in love and obedience—and leads to an eternal home in heaven.…