Harboring unforgiveness is nothing new, but it will keep us from seeing clearly, moving forward, or developing godly responses. We may not have the ability to forgive in ourselves, but we have the supernatural grace and ability in God to forgive the people who have wronged us. Refusing to fo ..
It has been said: "Common sense is not common." God has given us all the ability to think and see things honestly and objectively. Common sense is acting responsibly and reasonably in light of the information we have. As believers, our faith in God does not always look reasonable to others. ..
God is the ultimate planner. He planned the universe, mankind, and the details of your life and mine. He has a clear picture in mind of all that He desires to see come to pass in our lives. Those who can see God's plans and develop them will become wise planners themselves. I am a planning e ..
Our inner desires are seeds — the seeds of God's dreams that drive our faith. Every dream has a beginning and an end. The beginning of a dream is when God places His desires and plans in our hearts. Then, that dream becomes a reality as we follow God's instructions for success. An ..
One of the most important aspects of continuing success is our ability to focus. If Satan can change our focus he can steal our strength. Notice what Jesus said in Luke 11:34: "The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your ..
How many times have we found a promise in God's Word or realized a step God led us into and in our zeal shared it with people only to be criticized? It is a mistake to believe that others will be as excited about what God is doing in our lives as we are. Rather than celebrating with us, they wil ..
God has deposited His ideas, plans, and desires within our hearts. He has a beautiful course laid before each of us just waiting to be discovered. Today, we have in our hearts interests, hopes, and dreams, many of them are truly God given. He is the One Who planted them in us like a seed. Now He ..
Fear has kept many people from living in their dreams. Fear that they would not make the right decisions, fear of the unknown, or fear of what others might think of them. While these are all real fears, they are all based on wrong information. Fear is simply faith in the wrong things. Faith ..
Before we can experience the God-given dreams He wants to give each of us, first His delight must become our delight. Notice what Psalm 37:4 says, "Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart" (NKJV). To delight is to be soft or pliable in the Lord. It ..
God-given dreams are not always given in the night. Many are like pictures of the future which He paints on the canvas of our hearts. God-given dreams will cause us to begin to desire specific things that actually are God-inspired desires. They will continue to increase in us, coming into focus ..