Mark 11:24 says "Whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them." I don't believe that God would ask us to believe a lie. I believe we receive His promises in the spirit.
I believe there is great significance for the Christian found in the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, or the Feast of Dedication. It is also known as the Festival of Lights. The history of Hanukkah goes back to the Greek
"Stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands" 2 Tim 1:6
Does life or ministry ever leave you feeling weary, insufficient, nervous, rejected, empty, depressed?
Sometimes other people
When change is required or requested, we could refuse to make the change in disobedience, we could make change happen in our own strength, or we could lean on God and navigate change through a surrendered, obedient
God has vision for where He wants to take us. God knows where we are right now. God knows what it’s going to take to get us to where he wants us to be. This is true for us individually, and this is true for us