Why Bother Praying?

People pray in many different ways, whether it’s more formal, written and practiced, or casually and in a conversational manner. Either way, it’s how we consciously communicate with God. But because God knows our thoughts and desires before we tell them to him, what’s the point of praying? Your Father knows what you need beforeContinue reading “Why Bother Praying?”

The bare minimum for Salvation

How do we know we’re saved? What do we have to do? There’s a lot of opinions on what it takes to receive salvation, so today we’re throwing that all out and instead looking at what examples are in the Bible. This will serve as a message to us for encouragement, because people like toContinue reading “The bare minimum for Salvation”

Have you ever felt dead?

He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. – John 19:30 When Jesus died, he stayed that way for three days before coming back to life. What was it like during these three days? We know through example, because the Old Testament contains people who experienced pieces of Jesus’Continue reading “Have you ever felt dead?”

How Does God Communicate With You?

God is always talking. Sometimes people hear him, sometimes they don’t. There’s a lot of stories out there about people hearing God or knowing what his plan is for them. But what about when you don’t? What about when you feel like God isn’t saying anything? I believe there’s two things to consider when this happens: you can’t hearContinue reading “How Does God Communicate With You?”