Posts with the tag “intimacy”

Is It Worth It?
by Devon McCoy on October 11th, 2021
“Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”John 17:3Across the countless religions, worldviews, and cultures found on planet earth, we all have, at minimum, one common interest. We all desperately want to live. We can’t get enough of it. But have you ever thought about the distinction between living and being alive? They aren’t necess...  Read More
Jesus, My Love
by Devon McCoy on November 9th, 2020
I can remember the conversation almost like it happened yesterday.  “God is our Father, right?” “Yes,” my youth pastor answered after a Sunday morning service, a little hurried. “He’s also our Friend, right?” I wasn’t relenting. Though I knew he was busy, I finally built up enough courage to ask what I really wanted to ask.“Yes,” he paused and looked at me, giving me his full attention. I think he...  Read More
One Degree of Glory to Another
by Devon McCoy on October 12th, 2020
One thing I am convinced of is that the process of transformation with Christ means getting back to the basics of humanity. The first description that is applied to humanity is that we are the “image bearers” of God (Genesis 1:26). We were created for union, knowing fully and being known fully. Everything was perfect until sin and shame entered the picture. Humanity was living in its fullest capac...  Read More
Breakthrough Begins with Intimacy
by Devon McCoy on October 7th, 2020
One of my favorite sayings that floats around Wesley is “prayer is simply talking to God.” I think about that phrase and the simplicity of it helps prayer become more freeing and less pressurized than I ever thought possible. A while ago I started to wonder how in the world I could let something that seems so easy become so convoluted and complicated. And to be perfectly honest I think those momen...  Read More