Posts with the tag “desires”
Are You Robbing God?
by Curt Dodd on February 4th, 2023
“Ever since the time of your ancestors you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you,” says the Lord Almighty. “But you ask, ‘How are we to return?’ “Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me. “But you ask, ‘How are we robbing you?’ “In tithes and offerings. You are under a curse -- your whole nation -- because you are robbing me.” (Malachi 3...
Have You Been Saved?
by Curt Dodd on October 29th, 2022
“Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” (Romans 10:13) Has there ever been a time in your life when you have turned from your sin and placed your faith in Jesus Christ? You might say, “I joined the church, was confirmed and was baptized at 12.” I didn't ask that. Has there been a moment in your life when you have acknowledged your sin and realized that you deserved to go to h...
Delight Yourself in Jesus
by Curt Dodd on October 21st, 2022
Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4) Many of us think that finding God’s will is extremely difficult, a never-ending mystery that often seems impossible to solve. In reality, that is not the case at all. God makes His will for us clear in His Word. We just have to be willing to look for it. As C. S. Lewis says, “The deep things of God are not s...
Be Persistent in Prayer
by Curt Dodd on October 15th, 2022
“So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” (Luke 11:9-10)The eleventh chapter of Luke records a conversation between Jesus and His disciples, after the disciples had asked Jesus to teach them how to pray. His instru...
Praying According To God’s Will
by Curt Dodd on November 12th, 2021
Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. (Matthew 6:9-13)If there was ever a time you needed to be praying, it is now. Praying to God and spending tim...
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