Date Archives January 2014

Five Smooth Stones: The Importance Of Maturity In Gaining Victory

I want you to consider something: The depth of our maturity in God prepares us to slay giants.

In 1 Samuel 17 we discover that Goliath stood over nine feet tall, was arrayed with heavy armor and taunted the armies of Israel. He was big, skillful and intimidating. No one would stand up to him, except David.

Saul tries to place his armor on David but that does not work. David decides to use what God has given him and, grabbing his shepherd’s staff, he heads to the brook, chooses five smooth stones and approaches Goliath and kills him.

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Practical Guide To Fasting And Prayer

I like to start each year with fasting and prayer and this year is no different.  Throughout the years I have personally experienced and received overwhelming testimony of the power of fasting and prayer.

There are key components that make fasting and prayer effective and worthwhile. Having these components in mind will help make fasting and prayer both effective and enjoyable.

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