Are You Going to Follow Jesus

Are you going to follow Jesus, or are you going to ask Jesus to follow you? I heard the above statement from a pastor. The summary of his message is this: It’s ok to make plans for the future. It’s not ok to tell God what you’re going to do, and ask Him to bless it. So many of us get a mindset to do something without ever asking if it’s God’s will. I set out on a journey last year to find a job where I could work from home. I asked God, each time I applied for a job, to …

You Have Arrived At Your Destination

  “Your ears shall hear a word behind you saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it,’ Whenever you turn to the right hand or whenever you turn to the left.” Isaiah 30: 21   My family and I stayed in a cabin during a recent trip to do some hiking in southern Ohio. I had planned the route ahead of time by using my GPS on my iphone. I was confident that the navigation system many people rely on would get us there. Just in case we didn’t have cell service, I decided to look ahead at the directions …