Posts with the tag “god-s-power”

An Ignited Hunger
September 18th, 2020
This week, we are harkening back to our past. The blogs this week have been written by past directors who are a part of Wesley’s rich history partnering with God.  Even now, we have opportunity to ste...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Reigniting Embers
September 14th, 2020
This week, we are harkening back to our past. The blogs this week have been written by past directors who are a part of Wesley’s rich history partnering with God.  Even now, we have opportunity to ste...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
In the Beginning, God Created the Heavens and the Earth
June 2nd, 2020
There was nothing in the beginning. There was only darkness and emptiness, and there was the Spirit of God floating, alone in existence.“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Living in Hope
February 14th, 2020
For a few years, I struggled with progressive, chronic pain. What started out as severe migraines led me to practically missing a semester of school, stepping down from some of the things that I loved...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Miracles and the Heart of God
February 14th, 2020
m i r a c l e s :) wow. So much power in the word. And yet I think we also don’t realize the weight of it all.God does miracles. Today. In this time and in this place. And they are beautiful. They are...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Healed from the Inside Out
February 14th, 2020
“He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds, you have been healed.”1 Peter 2:24Going to Guatemala with Wesley last year, our...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
From Death to Life
February 14th, 2020
God definitely still performs miracles today. In John 14:12 (NLT) Jesus says “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am g...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Helper
January 31st, 2020
Holy Spirit is often described as a helper. When I think about how Holy Spirit empowered Jesus in His ministry, I think about how He came alongside Him in everything Jesus did. Matthew 3:13-17 depicts...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Into the Unknown
January 5th, 2020
At a very early age, I knew I was meant to live the atypical life. I was called to be different, set apart, and fully surrendered to something greater than my singular story. I could feel it the very ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
He Orchestrates Everything for Good
April 6th, 2019
“Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens; who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one and calls forth each of them by name. Because of His great power and mighty strength, no...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Trust in the Midst of Weariness
April 6th, 2019
“But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” - Isaiah 40:31  God is powerful...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Hallowed be Thy Name
March 21st, 2019
The Lord’s prayer begins by saying “Our Father in heaven, hallowed by thy name.” From the very beginning, we are identified as children of God, children of a father who will never fail us nor abandon ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Touch of Faith
December 29th, 2018
In Exodus 34, God introduces himself to Moses. He reveals that He is the god of compassion and mercy. He could have chosen other adjectives when describing Himself, so it’s no coincidence that these a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Marvelous and Miraculous Birth of Jesus
December 21st, 2018
"And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn." - Luke 2:7If you were a storyteller and tasked t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Prayer as a Weapon
October 22nd, 2018
Imagine standing on a battle field:You're staring at your enemy ahead of you with no sword, no gun, no weapon of any kind. The first emotion you experience is probably terror - how are you supposed to...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
You are Powerful
October 10th, 2018
So spiritual warfare exists. There are things working against us in the world - powers of darkness, forces of evil, scary sounding stuff. While there are battles that must be fought daily in prayer, t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
We are Brave
September 23rd, 2018
“If you will go where you’ve never gone before, you will see God like you’ve never seen him before.” ― Annie F. Downs, Let's All Be Brave: Living Life with Everything You HaveOne of the biggest things...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 18
May 17th, 2018
When I read about God being furious, angry, and powerful, I often feel really intimidated. It can be scary to think about how awesome and intense our God is. I prefer to think of Him as gentle and kin...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Elijah | 1 Kings 18:16-46
February 1st, 2018
In an essay published posthumously in 1970, C.S. Lewis used a visual analogy of “God in the dock” to describe the spiritual and intellectual climate of his era. The dock, where a defendant sat in a Br...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 14
November 2nd, 2017
This is a story that many of us have heard if we grew up in the church. The Israelites, being led by Moses, are leaving Egypt. The Lord tells Moses to make the Israelites to turn back so as the confus...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 6:1-12
October 31st, 2017
In this passage, God establishes a promise with Moses that He will bring the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. In this moment, God reminds Moses of who He revealed Himself to be to Abraham, Issac an...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 4:1-17
October 26th, 2017
In this passage, we see the conversation between Moses and God right after God called Moses to set his people free from Egypt. Moses disputes this calling three times, first by saying that nobody will...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 1-2
October 24th, 2017
One thing that is consistent throughout the breadth of scriptures, both Old and New Testament, is that the people of God will often find themselves at odds with the culture and society around them. In...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Corinthians 4:14-21
September 5th, 2017
In previous verses, Paul had made the Corinthians aware of the divisions that were taking place among them. He was reminding them of his role as a spiritual father, asking them to imitate him in order...  Read More
by Devon McCoy