Tag Archives: independence

Abiding; January 23, 2020


John 15:4 “Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.” This is the very simplest, most … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; January 10, 2020


John 5:19 Jesus gave them this answer: ‚ÄúVery truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does.” I am … Continue reading

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Community; May 29, 2019


1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. There are almost countless reasons to avoid isolation as a Christian, but this is one of the main ones. We weren’t … Continue reading

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Freedom; April 20, 2019


2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. I have heard this verse quoted many times, but our sinful human nature really tends to cloud understanding of it. … Continue reading

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Depending on God; October 16, 2018


2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on … Continue reading

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Belonging; February 6, 2018


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. Everyone has a fundamental need to be acknowledged, to … Continue reading

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