The Father’s Good Pleasure

I know, I know, it doesn’t make sense right off the bat. But it really is true; God wants to GIVE you everything He has! AND, you’re going to have to WORK for it! I really do get why this paradox is so confusing and, frankly, off putting. How can both of these truths BE true? God is all powerful. Who can resist Him? No one, that’s who. Humanity is bent toward…

Don’t Be Deceived!

The very nature of deception is selfish pride! To deceive someone, you have to care more for yourself than you do God or the other. Deception is the purposeful attempt to hide reality, and it leads to delusion and darkness. Always. No wonder the first deceiver was found in the Garden with two very young creatures who weren’t ready for what their Creator had ALWAYS intended to give them! And no wonder,…