Posts with the tag “perseverance”

Consider it Pure Joy
October 23rd, 2020
One of my favorite verses, which I was challenged to learn in middle school, is James 1:2-4. It reads,“Consider it pure joy my brothers whenever you face trials of many kinds for the testing of your f...  Read More
by Devon Radford
A Season of Shifting
October 9th, 2020
When I think of authentic and deep intercessory prayer in any environment, it is my greatest desire for people to understand and experience the heart of God for other people. This encompasses His merc...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Overcoming Discouragement
October 25th, 2018
Sometimes we pray for things one time and see immediate results. However, most of the time this isn’t the case. Most of the time when we pray for things, we have to continue to press in and ask God fo...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Remedy | Loneliness
February 14th, 2018
In Deuteronomy 31:8, God is preparing to lead the Israelites into the promised land after almost five hundred years. However, he is telling Moses that he can't pass because he disobeyed God.However, t...  Read More
by Devon Radford
2 Peter 1:1-11
December 14th, 2017
In this passage, Peter writes about what it looks like for a Christian to pursue purity and holiness. Before describing any other part of the process, Peter reminds us that none of us would be able to...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Healing Prayer
October 16th, 2017
“Pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” - James 5:16This Wednesday night Wesley will continue its series teaching on the Holy...  Read More
by Devon Radford
2 Corinthians 4
October 2nd, 2017
In 2 Corinthians 4, Paul uses the entire passage to encourage the Corinthians to persevere. Twice in this chapter Paul tells the Corinthians "not to lose heart" in their affliction. Paul reminds the C...  Read More
by Devon Radford
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
September 12th, 2017
Paul mentions victory, but that isn't the point. What Paul is emphasizing is the journey we have to take to reach that final victory or, as Paul puts it, the "strict training" we must endure. This is ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Wednesday Night Recap - 02/22/17
February 23rd, 2017
In the first night of our new series on prayer (Unlocked) we focused on the possibilities and the power of prayer. First and foremost, prayer is not as easy as it looks but the reward that can come fr...  Read More
by Devon Radford
February 6th, 2017
Webster says that perseverance is “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.” So, in case you haven’t heard or experienced, this life comes with struggle, this...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Starting the Semester Well
January 17th, 2017
Many times, our breaks take us out of the rhythm of seeking God. We go home, maybe stay up late watching Netflix or searching through Facebook for something we can share with others, sleep in too late...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 26: The Secret of Boredom
July 28th, 2016
Wanna know the secret to boredom? It happens. Can we all drop the façade that time with the Lord is always spectacularly amazing and admit that sometimes it’s annoyingly boring? I don’t know that ther...  Read More
by Devon Radford