Bless Instead Of Impress

Leon Fontaine Devoted

But from those who seemed to be something—whatever they were, it makes no difference to me; God shows personal favoritism to no man—for those who seemed to be something added nothing to me. Galatians 2:6-8 (NKJV)   Everyone has tried to impress people at some point in their lives. We get so concerned with our careers, our kids’ behaviour, our homes, our cars and our looks. We even come to church trying to act like we have it all together. …

Let Go Of The Need To Impress

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? Galatians 1:10   We’ve been on a series about joy, and how we as believers can draw from the joy that’s in us by deciding to be joyful and by spending time in God’s presence. At the same time, there are several things that can stop us from experiencing that joy—lies about who we are. We need to challenge …

Recreation Re-Creates You

Leon Fontaine Devoted

There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink and make himself enjoy good in his labor. Even this, I have seen, is from the hand of God. Ecclesiastes 2:24 (AMPC)   Do you ever do anything to replenish yourself? Or are you just giving it your all fifty weeks a year, to enjoy only two measly weeks of holidays? If you never take time to recharge, you’re going to burn out. It’s okay to …