Posts with the tag “guidance”
Run to God
by Curt Dodd on September 16th, 2023
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. To our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen. (Philippians 4:19-20) When life gets busy and you have a million things to do, who do you look to for help? Who do you seek for encouragement, peace, and guidance? Do you call your best friend? Do you talk to your spouse? Do you go to your parents? ...
Listening to God
by Curt Dodd on August 29th, 2023
Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. (Psalm 25:4-5) Have you been in a conversation with someone who only wanted to talk about themselves? They talk about the unending “busyness” within their family, the stress coming from their job, and the recent conflict they had with a f...
Do Not Quench the Holy Spirit
by Curt Dodd on March 13th, 2023
Do not quench the Spirit. (1 Thessalonians 5:19) The word, “quench” in the original language means “to extinguish” or “to suppress.” Some people don't feel comfortable when the Holy Spirit begins to move in the body of Christ. They get very uncomfortable. They say, “No, No! Let's calm this thing down.” The thought of the Holy Spirit being active in their lives makes them nervous, and when this hap...
by Curt Dodd on October 26th, 2022
Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (Matthew 18:21-22)We talked about forgiving others as Christ forgave us, and how difficult this can be. When forgiving, we must remember that we cannot fully forgive anyone in our own power. We...
by Curt Dodd on September 25th, 2022
Let the one who does wrong continue to do wrong; let the vile person continue to be vile; let the one who does right continue to do right; and let the holy person continue to be holy. (Revelation 22:11) Please pay special attention to the point made in this verse. As we wait for Jesus to come back, release people to be who they are. You don't have the ability to bring conviction in someone else's ...
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