Spiritual Wisdom, Insight, and Growth – Damascus Way Recovery

Of the variety of scripture passages that I have come to love Romans 12:1-3 is of the most significant. This passage consistently reminds me of three things. First, it reminds me that my life is to be a living sacrifice unto my Heavenly Father. Second, through this process of being a living sacrifice, I am…

Crucified with Christ

Let us approach the throne of God in humble submission. Quietness of mind and heart. Devoting ourselves in praise and worship with eternal gratitude for the gift of the Infinite Atonement through Jesus Christ. His sacrifice provided a way for us to enter into the Kingdom of God.

A Working and Genuine Faith

Dare we imagine Christ saying to those whom he ministered “Go, have faith God will heal you.” and turn his back on them? How dare we stand and shame and turn our backs toward those faithfully coming to us and seeking relief? Do you not understand how much courage and humility it takes for an individual to rise out of their own shame and guilt – hand outstretched and asking for sustenance, kindness, mercy, and grace?

Becoming a Worthy Disciple

When we deny ourselves and trust in God, we are empowered to walk humbly with him and act justly, and to love with mercy.

Humbled by His Sacrifice

But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. ~ Galatians 6:14, KJV ~ ~ January 17, 2020 Devotional ~ Christ’s sacrifice on the cross ought to be profoundly humbling to us. It is with…

The first step is honesty

If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. ~ 1 John 1:6, ESV ~ We convince ourselves that by shutting the door to the reality of our past experiences – we believe ourselves ready to begin a life of living honestly and…

Fight the Good Fight

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. ~ 2 Timothy 4:7, ESV ~ Our innate desire to control may lead us to an overemphasis on achieving certain outcomes. This may be related to our need for competitiveness and belief that winning is everything. No matter how we…