YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Thankfully, we were not left as orphans when Christ’s life here on earth was completed. He sent us His Holy Spirit to live inside of us to guide us in all ways. We don’t have to live blindly, bumbling along, trying to figure out life by ourselves. God has promised to guide each of us and this guidance or connection to God is what our relationship to Him is all about. In John 10:27, Jesus says this: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.
“Well, that's just common sense! Everybody knows that!” … or do they? In this series inspired by the Alpha courses* 5 “CS” ways that God guides us, good ol’ Common Sense is number 4. But wait! What’s common to some may not be common to all. Sadly the term “common sense” is not as applicable as it once was. How many of us agree on the collected “common”: common knowledge; common values; and even the common good. As our world changes, and not all for the worse, what once we w
“What do YOU think? “ “I don’t know...what do YOU think?” “I know! Let’s ask _____! She knows EVERYTHING!” Who has God placed in your life as your “go to”, your life line? The Bible states in Proverbs 12:15: "The way of fools is right in their own eyes, but those who listen to advice are the wise." According to the Alpha Course* one of the five “CS” ways that God guides us is not only through Commanding Scripture and a Compelling Spirit (the last two blog entries) but also t
“I just FEEL like we are supposed to wait--and not take that offer,” I said to my husband when a contract was presented to us for our home. Hmmm...He had already signed the deal. I insisted again, “I just don’t FEEL this is the deal God has for us.” I had been given an “insight” during prayer that God was going to give us a buyer who would offer full price for our home, even though this low-ball offer was the only deal on the table... and actually on the foreseeable horizon.