Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Sometimes I can write the story of my future. Sometimes God wants me to give him the pen. Phillip  

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Our Fickle Emotions

  When I was prosperous, I said, “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor, O Lord, made me as secure as a mountain.     Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered. Psalm 30:6-7 These two verses summarize David’s emotional roller coaster. When life runs smoothly, I think I’m unstoppable. Then one little thing breaks, and I think my world …

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Intentionally Seeking God

  And he did evil, because he did not prepare his heart to seek the LORD. 2 Chronicles 12:14 Seeking God doesn’t just accidentally happen. We have to be intentional. We have to prepare our hearts. Preparing takes time. It takes work. It takes humility. Ben

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Following Jesus isn’t usually about one big once-and-done earth-shaking transformation. It’s more about constant, incremental improvements and course corrections. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  I wouldn’t want anything from the outer world if I couldn’t also enjoy the inner world. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  The battle of the inner world doesn’t play by the same rules as the battle of the outer world. Erwin McManus

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Sooner Than We Think

   This is, all the more urgent, for you know how late it is; time is running out. Wake up, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. Romans 13:11 On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747 passenger jets collided on the runway at Los Rodeos Airport (now Tenerife North Airport), on the Spanish island of Tenerife, …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. CS Lewis

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Not Alone

  But now, listen to the Lord who created you. the one who formed you says, “Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine. Isaiah 43:1 Rejection can take bites out of a person’s core and whittle away at the very substance of who we are. It can give the …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We don’t get to choose who we love, or even like. Once we realize that, life gets a lot easier. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If a real solution was ‘just claim peace,’ which is what everyone seems to say, well then it should be really easy, but is that any different than ‘abracadabra’? Erwin McManus

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Stop Being Phony

  Here’s how we can be sure that we’ve truly come to know God: if we keep his commands.  If someone claims, “I have come to know God by experience,” yet doesn’t keep God’s commands, he is a phony and the truth finds no place in him. We can be sure that we’ve truly come to live in intimacy with …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  The Holy Spirit isn’t a doctrine or something you work yourself into. He’s a Spirit you invite into your spirit. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Jesus never allows forgiveness to be “negotiable” among his disciples. Forgiveness is the spiritual air we breathe in from God, and the spiritual air we breathe out toward others. If breath is stopped in either direction, we suffocate spiritually. Gary Thomas

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  We all leave footprints in the sand. If we’ve lived only for this life, when we die, the footprints will soon wash away. If we’ve lived for God, others, and eternity, when our footprints have washed away, our light will remain for many generations and shine into eternity. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  The Holy Spirit’s transformation offers free updates. Just spend time in the Word and with other godly people who challenge you. Phillip

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Sincere Darkness

  Your eye is like a lamp that provides light for your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is filled with light. But when your eye is unhealthy, your whole body is filled with darkness. And if the light you think you have is actually darkness, how deep that darkness is! Matthew 6: 22, 23   If I …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Urgent things shout. Important things whisper. Slow down to hear and act upon the whispers. Mandi Riveccio