Posts in Intentional Living
When Our Motivation is Genuine Love

Have you ever noticed that Jesus is so motivated by love?

He came into this world out of love (John 3:16). He laid down his life for us out of love. He is slow to return out of love. He ate with sinners, healed the sick, delivered the oppressed, fed thousands, all out of love. His life teaches us that when we're motivated by love, we can truly impact the world.

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True Love's Strong Commitment to Loyalty

Ruth made a very strong commitment to loyalty. There is no mention of any regrets, in fact, the opposite is true. She lived up to her promises! She chose loyalty to Naomi and in return, God richly blessed her with a husband, a future, and a legacy. Even in her own lineage, God would bring forth the Savior, the Messiah, Jesus Christ!

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The Unexpected Transformation From Enemy to Ally

There's the promise "follow my lead and I will be with you." God doesn't call us to take journeys or steps without the provision of His presence. He doesn't call us and then leave us alone to walk in His calling in our own strength. When God calls us, He provides His presence and His strength.

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How the Choice to Love Benefits You

For being a month devoted to love, there's a lot of relationships it leaves out. Primarily, it leaves out all of the relationships that AREN'T romantic. What about love between friends? What about love between siblings? What about love between other family members (such as with a favorite aunt or uncle)? What about love towards God? So many relationships get overlooked, yet there's a TON that we can learn from those relationships!

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Three Things to Consider When You Want Lasting Change

What do you think of when you reflect on the last year?

Some of us look upon the last year with regret, others of us look at the last year with joy. The danger for all of us is that we spend so much time looking at the past, that we don’t realize the real opportunity of the future. We don’t realize the blessing that God isn’t leaving us in last year, but calling us to follow Him in this one!

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Simply Choosing Godly Change in the New Year

Are you looking for ways to continue to grow your relationship with God? Be sure to sign up for this 10-day devotional as we examine eight different areas to not grow complacent in and to seek God’s fresh touch in! Let’s strive to look more like Him in these areas and less like ourselves!

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