with Carrie Powers

Month: October 2016

Never Settle

Never Settle

Are we settling for a less than abundant life?  Do we desire intimacy in our relationships, but accept so much less?  What about in our relationship with the Lord?  God’s plan for us is perfect love, lavishly given to us. Lord, I would have settled […]

One Step to Fearless

One Step to Fearless

“There is no fear in love.  But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment.  The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”  1 John 4:18 We cannot claim to love, and be gripped by fear at the same […]

L.O.V.E

L.O.V.E

Jesus was asked a question by an expert in the law.  The text tells us that the question was meant to test Jesus. “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with […]

All We Need Is Love

All We Need Is Love

What do you love? Maybe a better question is “Who do you love?”  Does your mind spin with faces of people?  More than likely you hold many people in your heart, as do I.  But who holds the first spot in your heart? Jesus said, […]

Take a Hike…

Take a Hike…

The only voice in nature is the voice of God.  The creation speaks of the Creator in all its beauty and tranquility and power. Nature invites us to quiet our spirit and hear His voice mingled with our own.  The enemy has no need for […]

The Fire in The Garden

The Fire in The Garden

John 18:1           After saying these things, Jesus crossed the Kidron Valley with his disciples and entered a grove of olive trees. The Gospel of Mark informs us that Jesus took Peter, James and John with him to the garden of Gethsemane.  He did not take […]