Dream Bigger – Ask More

“You do not have, because you do not ask.” (James 4:2 ESV)

James the Apostle had the spiritual gift of bluntness. We’ve received the benefit of his brutally honest thoughts, such as when he answers a common question with such a common sense answer. Why don’t I have? Because I didn’t ask. And he goes on to point out that often when we ask, we’re doing so for selfish reasons.

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Enjoying the Favor of God

Favor of God

Favor of GodYesterday, I talked about defining the favor of God, and I defined it as enjoying the undeserved kindness of God. I also said you can spot the favor of God when you see that He has sovereignly chosen to bless something or someone for the purpose of bringing Himself glory. His favor is never for our enjoyment alone – it is always intended to be shared with others.

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A Weekend Away from the Norm

I’m not writing/posting much anywhere over this weekend, and this is intentional. Angie and I are in a time of deep prayer concerning God’s will for us and for our future. This is either going to result in a significant shift for us in terms of where we’ve been so far, or it will be a time of thorough refining. We would ask for your prayers, and I’ll write more about it all later.

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