Let's turn to Jesus and we shall know not be disappointed. For with Him there is always hope.
Let's determine to not quit contending for God's best. Surely, we shall see it!
It's only when we refuse to delude what we see that we are able to move forward with the good things God has for us.
May the Lord give us clear us to see what He wants us to see. Before we can do anything, we must have eyes to see.
True freedom is found in being a servant of His love.
Sometimes, we need to recommit ourselves to following through on good intentions. Let's see our intentions through!
Let's not miss on God's best for us by pretending not to see what He's pointing out in our lives.
Are we getting distracted from the good focal points God has for us?
Reflecting and revisiting His words is one way to activate what God is speaking into us.
What is God asking us to be attentive to? What is He asking us to respond to?
Gathering together reminds us of the things that are most important, but it also provides this other needed blessing.
Today's episode focuses on avoiding this common problem that prevents us from putting our faith into action.
A crucial question to ponder is what is God calling us to do this season? PT suggests some options on today's episode.
Today PT observes that faith doesn't simply show up, it must be exercised daily by putting into action what we've learned from God's Word.
Today on Rise and Shine, we look at the words of Jesus and ask, are we building our life on sand or The Rock?
What is the most neglected word in the Bible? Find out on today's episode.
His Word, when received with meekness produces powerful life within us.
His Words within affects our actions. What happens within will always show up without. Let's consider the harvest we are producing.
What we plant produces a harvest, so let's consider what we are planting.
Let's plant His Word within us - that it may save our souls.
Let us not resist the good words God is trying to spoke into us and over us.
Is there something the Lord is trying to say to us?
To walk in freedom, to live the growing life, to be all that God intended when He made us, this is why we contend for the things of God.
Is there an area where we're struggling to trust God? We pray for the grace to loosen our grip on whatever we're holding on to.
Do we have attitudes, perspective, or habits that hinder us? May we release them to run the race God intends for us.
Whatever the Lord revealed yesterday, may He grant us the wisdom and courage to contend for a life that honors God more.
An active faith aligns itself with what God says. Today may we ask the Lord to help us identify the places where we're misaligned.
As we look at the book of James this week, PT asks Is there any area that we're struggling to surrender to Lord?
Remember, it's not just what we say, it's not just the lives we lead, but both combined that help us live a life of activated faith.
PT explores the fact that when the heat is on, our real beliefs come to the surface. May we cling to what is true in these times.
PT asks a crucial question for anyone who seeks to live a life of activated faith. Find out what it is on today's episode.
Today on Rise and Shine, PT asks, are we holding on to the right things - the things that will last?
On this episode of Rise and Shine, PT asks, are we being defined by things we can't keep?
Part of an activated faith is the discernment between heavenly and earthly things. Learn more on today's episode.
As we enter Saturday, let's remember that while we may not have to die for Jesus, we are all called to live for Him.
One of the keys for the resilient and engaged faith has to do with adopting this heavenly perspective.
As we continue sitting with the humbling example of Hebrews 11, let's ask how can we develop a stronger, more active faith.
On today's episode, if we're feeling beat down by circumstances and our attitude is out of alignment, may we be emboldened by Hebrews 11.
Rise and Shine and remember the rich heritage we possess as believers. May God give us a determined, resilient faith!
This week we'll look at the "Hall of Faith" -- men and women who possessed lives of active faith. As we study them, may we be inspired.
God's Spirit is able to fill us with peace and proper focus for the right things and people in our lives. Let's receive His soundness of mind.
God loves us so we can love with confidence through His Spirit.
When the Spirit of God works within us, Hope rises in an and through any situation we may be walking through.
Spirit-Empowered ConfidenceOur power base determines the strength of our confidence.
We al need courage to step into what we sense God calling us to. Let's lean into it by faith.
An active faith is one that does not hold back. How can we put our faith into play this week?
If we feel like Timothy, and struggle with confidence, may we draw courage from this unshakable core truth from today's episode.
If we long for an active, engaged faith, let us follow this simple heavenly Law from today's episode.
How is your level of faith? Today's episode reminds us to tend to the fire of our faith to make it vibrant.
One of the main ways the Enemy tries to snuff out an engaged faith is attacking this one area. See what that is on today's episode.
Today PT explores that while there are generational curses, more importantly, there are generational blessings. May we pass it down.
Rise and Shine and to all the mom's out there be encouraged by the vital work you're doing in passing down faith to your kids.
Jesus' words to Peter are just as relevant today as they were back then. May we follow the Lord, no matter what comes.
Rise and Shine Cornerstone! Rather than getting stuck in comparison, let's choose to take this encouraging approach.
Today's episode features one final caution when it comes to comparison. See what tends to happen when we judge one another.
Another way to fight comparison is to focus on the word Jesus has for us in this season. Learn more on today's episode.
Do we worry what's going on in other's lives, instead of our own? Let us consider Jesus' reply to Peter - keep our focus where it should be.
Do we struggle to allow Jesus to lead? May today's episode remind us of the necessity of yielding to Him.
God reclaims us with His love so we can gratefully love God and love people well.
He loves to reclaim us so we can become givers of blessing.
He loves to reclaim us for His good purposes.
No one is too damaged for God's love to reclaim them for His glory.
God loves to restore us. Let's welcome His grace to recover health and strength in our lives!
What is the conversation God wants to have with us? Where do we need grace for our hurting places?
Is there someone that God wants us to invite into life with Him? May we be bold for Jesus!
God knows our limitations and invites us to embrace the rest He has for us.
God wants to heal us so that we can be healers in His Name. He longs to make us a blessing to others.
God invites us to receive His healing in our lives. What area do you most need Him to heal?
Before we can heal others, we need to own our need for healing.
We who have been healed are invited to be healers in His Name.
If we are afraid today, may we find courage by remembering the life that is beyond this life, given to us by Jesus Christ.
Death could not hold Jesus. He gives us the power to always hold onto hope in whatever circumstance we find ourselves in.
Our purpose is connected to the good work God has for our lives. What is the work God is calling us to pursue?
Jesus' passion for people is meant to fuel our passion for the things He loves. Let's become people fueled by His passion for our lives.
Jesus' commitment connects our lives to God. To follow Him is to become a person of commitment.
Let us never forget the generosity of God! He gives the gift of life and invites us to live in its reality.
Holy Saturday invites us to imagine what awaits us in resurrection? May we be still and ponder this today.
Today on Good Friday, we remember the crucifixion, but even more, how God can create good things out of pain and tragedy.
Are there people the Lord wants us to invite into life with Him? May the Lord fill us with enthusiasm to do so.
When was the last time an interaction with Jesus left us so excited we had to tell someone? May Jesus encounter us in a powerful way today!
Rise and Shine Cornerstone and may we follow the example of the woman at the well--her excitement about Jesus led others to him.
Today PT asks, have worries of the future consumed us? May the joy of the Lord fill us and keep us present on this day.
Though we may feel disappointment creeping in, today's episode offers a refreshing antidote. Find out what it is...
It's interesting to note that Jesus asked the woman to help Him get water from the well, so let's think whose help do we need today?
What is our attitude towards God? This episode looks at our hearts when we ask God for things in prayer.
Today PT encourages us not to live bound up in grievance--rather to live in the goodness of God right where we are.
When we think about God, how do we think about what we deserve from Him? Don't miss this insightful episode of Rise and Shine.
Check out today's episode for an invaluable reminder when we face the disappointments of life.
PT poses the idea Jesus is waiting for us to come, just as He did for the woman at the well. Tomorrow, may we drink deeply of this blessing online.
The Lord can stir our hearts to be open to a deeper level of intimacy with Him. Pastor Terry prays that would happen on today's episode.
Today, PT prays our understanding would expand so that we might be aware of what He wants to do in our lives.
This episode focuses on how we often settle for much less than the Lord wants to give. May we be open for the more that Jesus has!
Today's episode of Rise and Shine explores whether we know our true need or not, Jesus can meet us there--if we're open.
PT unpacks how Jesus must go through Samaria, and as a result, meets the woman at the well. Is there an area where we need Jesus to go?
As we prepare to gather digitally tomorrow, though we long to meet in person, let us consider how disruption can move us towards devotion.
On this episode of Rise and Shine, PT asks if we were to lovingly represent Jesus to someone today, whom would it be?
This episode looks at another way Jesus is a disrupter--when we're forced to consider His truth claims.
Today on Rise and Shine, PT explores how Jesus is not only tender and loving, but that he is also capable of passionate zeal.
Healings don't always make everyone happy, so today PT asks, is there a person we should encourage to get better?
This week, we'll explore an aspect of Jesus character that may sound counter intuitive, but is necessary as He brings restoration.