You Are Blessed

When God created man and woman, he blessed them an said, “Be fruitful and multiply.” God promised Abraham that he would bless Abraham so that Abraham would be a blessing. God instructed the priest to bless the nation. Paul wrote, “God has blessed us with every spiritual gift.” Today, in America, we have reduced blessings to material items. “God has blessed with a new house, a shiny car, a nice...

Blessed to be a Blessing

May God bless you. May His face shine upon you. Pause and meditate on this. What does God’s blessing look like in my life? Joy in trials? Peace in the storm? Provision in barrenness? Wholeness? Health? Lacking no good thing? Healthy relationships? Intimacy with God? Use your imagination to envision every area of your life touched by the blessing of God. Then begin to prophesy what you see. Declare His...

The Promise of Abraham

Blessed to be a blessing. That it is who we are as Christians. As heirs, descendants of Abraham we have been given much to bless many. Earlier this week I prayed this prayer: “Lord, give me seed to sow.” I felt His response was, “I already have.” I thought He meant the gift card I had gotten a few days prior. So I set out to find someone to bless....

God’s Blessing, Jesus’ Obedience

We had an interesting conversation last night about obedience vs. blessing. Does God bless us more when we are obedient? For most of my life I believed and taught this. It’s based on the Old Testament. Here is just one of the many Old Testament examples that support this manner of teaching: “Therefore, obey the terms of this covenant so that you will prosper in everything you do.” (Deuteronomy 29:9...