Tag: Refinement

A Beautiful Broad Place

A Beautiful Broad Place

“I am bringing you into a broad place.” When I first heard the Lord speak this, I was immediately excited, believing that God was going to lead me into an incredible place where all my dreams would come true.

Motives of the Heart

Motives of the Heart

When Paul was down for the count and in prison, others began rising up in his place. They were teaching doctrine that competed with what Paul was teaching … They were teaching out of a heart of jealousy, competition, and misguided ambition.

Bearing Good Fruit

Bearing Good Fruit

Last blog post I mentioned refinement, and what can happen when we haven’t gone through the refining process. Today’s blog goes hand in hand with refinement. When we do not allow God to refine us it is extremely hard to bear good fruit.   “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.  He cuts off every branch in me…

The Process of Refinement

The Process of Refinement

“And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are My people,’ And they will say, ‘The LORD is my God.” Zechariah 13:8-9   Picture a mountain made of shallow ice.…