Author: John W Nichols

Be Bold for God

How to be Bold for God

Could you, um, just be a little less sheepish when you talk about God, maybe? Hold on. Let me restate that. Be bold for God. We’ve got to get over ourselves and the fear holding us back from representing our King. Drop the False Humility I had the pleasure of meeting Pastor Tom Lane from…
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June 22, 2018 6
Exercising Faith

Exercising Faith in Following the Spirit

Life will inevitably bring us to problems which beg solutions. In these moments fear and doubt rise quickly to the surface. If we listen though, God will lead us to His answer. Try as it might, the wisdom of the world can’t save. We must come to a place of obedience by exercising faith. “Those…
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June 15, 2018 2
Fulfilling the Vision

Fulfilling the Vision

You’ve prayed for God to lead. He’s given you big dreams. But from the moment you agreed to His calling, you’ve faced adversity. The path He’s shown and you boldly started down has been rocky, to say the least. Between the first step and fulfilling the vision stands a mountain. But God will guide you, and…
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June 8, 2018 2
What is God's Mercy?

What is God’s Mercy?

We are a mixed up people, wanting justice and mercy at the same time. When a friend suffers at the hands of another, we demand the offender pay for what they did. But when our mistakes surface or we’re caught when we hoped to get away with something, we plead for pardon by the ones…
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June 1, 2018 4
Forgiven

Who is Forgiven Much Loves Much

Who has seen their need for God’s mercy and grace? If we glimpsed our vast debt to the King and how greatly He’s forgiven us—could we not love Him? He looks for who will recognize the gulf He spanned to adopt us in adoration. God proclaims over you, “My child, all your sins are forgiven,” canceling the…
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May 25, 2018 2

How to Write a Book, or How Not To, or Encouragement to Write a Book

Supposedly 80% of people say they want to write a book. How many do you think will? I don’t blame the ones that won’t. If only because it’s so much easier to binge-watch Netflix. Writing a book means fitting a massive creative task into your schedule, learning how to consistently get your ideas out, hopefully polishing…
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May 18, 2018 2
Trust God Daily—He Will Provide

Trust God Daily—He Will Provide

We must learn to trust God daily. Even when we’ve seen His provision, there are times we have to train the soul not to worry. He gently reminds He’s the shepherd, and it’s good for us to totally rely on Him. As long as we stay by His side, we shall not want. Jesus said,…
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May 11, 2018 2
Need God's Peace?

Need God’s Peace?

Stressful situations surround us daily. The worry and fear we face in trying times steals our joy, strains relationships, and can even immobilize us. In today’s post, I’ll share the key to overcoming. So when trouble comes, you won’t be anxious but will have God’s peace. The Hard Truth about Anxiety As Trinna and I have been called into…
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May 4, 2018 4
By My Spirit Says The Lord

I Will Make Low this Mountain by My Spirit Says the Lord

Obstacles come between us and the things we hope God will do. Our ideas and striving—fall short. “By My Spirit,” is the Word of Him who called us. We will overcome, not by our ability, but by connection to the LORD Almighty. “Not by Might, Nor by Power” Overwhelming the horizon spans a mountain between…
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April 27, 2018 2
Press On to the Heavenly Kingdom

Press On to the Heavenly Kingdom

What are we living for? Are our eyes on the earthly or heavenly reward? Christ Jesus calls you upward, citizen of heaven, to grasp what He died for you to take. Let go of worldly accomplishments so you can gain the prize that will not fade. Press on towards the goal— … the surpassing value of knowing Christ…
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April 20, 2018 0