Those who are attuned to God, who are guided by the Spirit, who express their love by obedience to the scriptures and to the Word of God, will be an active part of sustaining the earth.
Apparently, scientific research has now been able to prove what God has been teaching people since the days of Cain: practicing gratitude can actually make us healthier – literally!!
Back in the 1950’s, two American psychologists, Joe (Joseph Luft) and Harry (Harrington Ingham), were collaborating together on trying to describe the various stages of awareness that happen when people communicate with each other.
In a message originally delivered for New Hope Chapel, in a series on Paul's epistle to the believers in Philippi. This twenty minute talk finishes up with Paul’s letter to his beloved sisters and brothers in the Lord.
How do we live in the place of is great joy, in the humility of Christ, to be like Christ in willingness to surrender all, even to death, for love? This was Paul's focus in his letter to the believers in Philippi.
We are going to see God rescuing a very lonely person who had reached the very end of herself, literally all lone, without friend or family, without resources, and finally, without hope.
What can this verse mean when we find ourselves in the midst of pain and loss, fear and suffering, disappointment and struggle?
We usually think that we are at Point A and we intend to, or at least want to, get to Point B. Point B is our destination. Sometimes we get there, but more often, it feels like an obstacle course, and the map keeps changing. We end up way of course. Or, there’s a barrier that we just can’t seem to get through. But what if there were a B Prime, a destination we never thought of, but that’s what God had in mind the whole time?
How can one person, how can I bring God’s grace, Jesus’ healing love and transforming power into such a broken and hurting nation?
This talk is about emerging as a transformed people by God's love, so that we will do everything we can to help each other through this next season.