Give It Up

Leon Fontaine Devoted

If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it. Luke 9:24 (NLT) God is more than capable of taking care of you. So often we forget this and take full responsibility for meeting our needs. Unfortunately, the quickest way to feel empty is to focus on your own needs and desires. When you learn to trust God to oversee your entire life—every …

Power Of The Gospel

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Because if you acknowledge and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord [recognizing His power, authority, and majesty as God], and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9 (AMP) In life we are taught to be wise when it comes to trusting. You don’t marry someone you just met. You don’t trust someone to babysit your kids without thoroughly checking their track record. Trust in Jesus is also built …

Faith Equals Trust

Leon Fontaine Devoted

The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. It’s our handle on what we can’t see. Hebrews 11:1 (MSG) Have you ever struggled to define what you believe? Maybe you have even questioned the existence of God altogether. On a recent flight, I found myself seated next to a man reading a book on spirituality. We struck up a conversation and when I mentioned …