Like A War Horse

Leon Fontaine Devoted

God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. Matthew 5:5 (NLT) One word that really trips people up is the word meek. When Jesus mentioned this word, He wasn’t referring to being timid, soft-spoken or wimpy. The Greek word is praus, and means so much more than meek. There is a component of gentleness and reserve to its meaning, but also strength. It means power under control. In the Greek language, this is the same …

Don’t Tame Down Jesus

Leon Fontaine Devoted

What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you cross land and sea to make one convert, and then you turn that person into twice the child of hell you yourselves are! Matthew 23:15 (NLT) We need to stop trying to fit Jesus into our cute little ideas of Him. So many Christians seem to depict Jesus as a mild-mannered type of guy who walked around making the peace sign all day. But we’re not …

Don’t Walk Away

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Ever be filled and stimulated with the [Holy] Spirit. Ephesians 5:18 (AMPC) If you stop spending time with Holy Spirit, you will begin to rely on just your own strength, and this is a miserable place to be. Without time in His presence, you won’t have any peace, clarity or focus for what God has called you to do. When you stop spending time with Holy Spirit, you lose that loving feeling for Him and for what He loves. More …