Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Surrender category

What Do I Believe Jesus Can Do In My Life?

"Do you believe that I am able to do this?" Matthew 9:28 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Why Worry?

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? And why do you worry about clothes? Matthew 6:27-28 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who Gets the Praise?

How can you believe, if you accept praise from one another and don't seek the praise that comes from the only God? John 5:44 NET …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do you want to get well?

Do you want to get well? John 5:6b …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions

When beginning a spiritual journey, a good question to ask is, "What do you want?" These are the first words Jesus spoke in the Gospel of John to two perspective disciples. Their response…

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Growing in Child-Likeness - I Must Change

And He said, "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children you will never enter the Kingdom of God. Matthew 18:3 NIV …

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And This is Love: Keeping God's Commandments

The Great Commandment calls me to love God with all my heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to love others as I love myself. What is the best way to love God? The apostle John says, …

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Letting It Go

Holding on requires letting go. For instance, to pick up my grandson, I must first put down the book that is in my hand. Grasping the things that matter in life requires releasing my grip on the…

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Follow In His Footsteps

He is your example, and you must follow in his steps. I Peter 2:21b NLT …

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Submission? You must be kidding!

I remember thinking as a young boy, “No one is going to tell me what to do!” A rebellious spirit is nothing new to me. It is always difficult for me to understand and obey verses in the…

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