Tag Archives: Spiritual Growth

A Searched Heart ~

By Deborah Ann When God searches, man’s innermost being He looks for a heart trusting and believing. He knows every intent, behind every deed for, every heart to Him is an open book to read. When God searches, man’s inward parts He searches the core of everyone’s hearts. He can see right through, the facade, the deceit for, He can… (more…)

The Fruit of The Spirit ~

Within each of us, the Holy Spirit lives and His awesome power in our lives He wants to give. But, we must feel the fire, the burning of desire to call upon His strength so His might we’ll acquire. Once we have received, this supernatural gift our souls will belong to Him and our spirit’s He will lift. For, He’ll… (more…)

Mustard Seed Faith ~

Mustard seed faith, is all you need . . . but, for it to grow it you must feed. Milk is good, if you’re a babe but, soon your faith will start to fade. For it to rise, it needs the meat every day with Jesus you need to meet. If it’s to branch out, it needs nourishment for growing… (more…)

Another Year, Another List ~

Each year at this time, we make up a checklist of the things in our life we want to add or dismiss. We give them a number, assign their importance so we can rate them with our daily performance. We have a great resolve, to heed our resolutions thinking they will give us answers and solutions. But soon we all find, we lose our… (more…)

New Beginnings ~

A fresh start, new beginnings too not just for today . . . but, all year through. If you let Jesus, be your resolution He will bring to you a glorious restoration. Putting behind the past, pressing into the goal believing in God with . . . your whole heart and soul. Letting Him change you, from the inside out… (more…)

Fall’s Refreshing Rain ~

I love when God sends, Fall’s first refreshing rain to wash away the grime on my soul’s windowpane. It helps me to see, over summers hot break the dryness that’s within. . . changes, I need to make. I study the dust settling, atop my old, trusty Bible shaking it off, I am ready for a Holy Spirit revival. The showers bring about, a renewal… (more…)

Thankful For All Things ~

It’s easy to be thankful, when things are going well when we are trouble-free no fears on which to dwell. But, when burdens become, crushing and all-consuming it’s hard to show gratitude when stress is ever-looming. It’s difficult to say thank you, in the middle of our strife it’s not easy to be grateful for the trials in this life.… (more…)

Revive Me O’ Lord ~

Revive me O’ Lord, fill my heart with a fiery passion give me a hunger and a thirst to put Your love into action. Revive me O’ Lord, bring about a true restoration open my eyes to the truth let Your love be my inspiration. Revive me O’ Lord, I need a spiritual awakening bring Your Spirit into my life… (more…)

Test My Heart Lord ~

Test my heart, Lord, see what’s inside . . . Look low, look deep, search far, search wide till there’s nothing left for me to hide. Pull on fears suspicions, push on doubts admissions pick away at its coldness, cut away egos boldness. Purge out selfish pride, pluck out the greedy side haul off Satan’s lies rip out its lusting… (more…)

Teach Me Lord ~

Teach me Lord to be calm, when fear comes around let me learn to stand firm not on shaky, rocky ground. Teach me to believe, to trust when I’m troubled let me have a single mind not one bent and doubled. Teach me to know, my times are in Your hands let me see lush green valleys not the shaky, faulty lands.… (more…)

Putting On the New Man ~

You offered to me this new man, and asked me to put him on . . . You challenged me to grow in Him to be willing to be Spirit drawn. You told me my life was useless, and my heart was as dry as dust that my mind was full of darkness overflowing with the sin of lust. You… (more…)

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