Build Up and Dig Deep

Isaac wondered around the wilderness trying to find a new home.  He recently was kicked out of Philistine because he had prospered so much that the Philistines became afraid of his power and wealth.  As he wandered around, figuring out where to go, the Lord appeared to him in Beersheba.  The Lord confirmed his promises to Isaac and reassured His hand upon his life.  After having his interaction with the Lord, Isaac did two things.  He built an altar and dug a well.  There are two things you must do after an encounter with God, build up and dig deep. Read the rest of this entry

A Habit of Prayer

We, by design, are creatures of habit.  There is a specific routine that we follow every morning.  We reach out automatically to turn on a light.  We do not think about where the light switch is, we just reach out to where we know it is.  It has been proven that it takes about 21 days to form a habit in your life.  When you move into a new house after 21 days you automatically reach for the light switch without thinking about where it is at.  Before then you rummage around in the dark until you find it. Read the rest of this entry

I Choose Prayer

      It was the great revivalist preacher Leonard Ravenhill who said, “If weak in prayer, we are weak everywhere.”  This is not an overstatement or an exaggeration of the truth.  One of the most basic elements of our Christianity is prayer.  It perforates every fiber of our being and if we are not praying it will affect every area of our lives.
      You can determine your entire spiritual health on the single element of prayer.  Rev. Ravenhill also said, “A sinning man stops praying, a praying man stops sinning.”  Read the rest of this entry