Step out of the Boat

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Jumping out of the boat, Peter walked on the water to Jesus. But when he looked down at the waves churning beneath his feet, he lost his nerve and started to sink. He cried, “Master, save me!” Jesus didn’t hesitate. He reached down and grabbed his hand. Matthew 14:29–31 (MSG) There will always be more to learn in life and you’ll never be perfect. Don’t let that make you feel unqualified to introduce others to Jesus. Don’t let it stop …

God Doesn’t Want you to Settle

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Be careful then, dear brothers and sisters. Make sure that your own hearts are not evil and unbelieving, turning you away from the living God. Hebrews 3:12 (NLT) God wants you to do more than settle in life. He wants you to believe for His best—what He’s promised you. He doesn’t want unbelief to limit you, as it did with the Israelites on their way to their Promised Land (Hebrews 3:19). God wanted the Israelites to have a place they …

Stop Trying to Fix People

Leon Fontaine Devoted

“How can you think of saying to your friend, ‘Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,’ when you can’t see past the log in your own eye” Matthew 7:4 (NLT) If you had a board sticking out of your eye, how effective would you be at removing a speck of dust from a friend’s eye? Crazy thought, but that’s the image Jesus paints in our verse today. Actually, we do this all the time when …