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Posts by Houston NW Church (Page 12)

Childlike Faith | Jeremy Wilson

In Paul E. Miller’s A Praying Life, he writes about the childlike faith with which we approach God. He notes that a child is not intimidated by a loving parent even though the adult is much bigger and stronger, because the relationship influences the perspective. God is the bigger, stronger heavenly Father to those who trust Him…

A Little Taste of Heaven | Shawn Myers

What’s heaven like? Have you ever wondered, “What will we do in heaven?” Revelation 4 & 5 give a picture of heaven that makes my head spin with excitement and anticipation! It also helps me realize that there are a few things that we do here on earth in this age that we will also do in heaven. What…

Living Separate Lives

Why is it that after 15 years of marriage, we woke up and realized we were living separate lives?  What happened? It’s not as complicated as most people might think.  The longer two people are married, it’s easier to take each other for granted, assuming the relationship will endure on its own.  Not so.  In…

Becoming Like Christ = Our Good

Romans 8:28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. 29 For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among…

Summer time! Time to relax, right?

Alright, summer time! Time to relax, take time off and regroup! Not so fast my friends.  I’m reminded in scripture that as Believers we need to always be ready to minister to others as we are all on call 24/7.  I think of Jesus, when the Disciples returned from being on mission, (Luke 9:10-17) taking…

Questions and Answers

Controlling Your Children There’s something kind of humorous about that title, isn’t there?  Here’s the bottom line parent. You can’t always make the changes you desire with your children or control them the way you would like but you can control yourself in how you act and react with your child. After teaching behavior modification…

Questions and Answers

Is your marriage getting a little on the boring side?  Do you both need to be re-energized? Years ago Dr. Ed Wheat wrote a book entitled “Love Life for Every Married Couple” which is still one of the best all time books for husbands and wives.  He offers up a simple formula to bring excitement,…

Questions and Answers

Q.  I’m a Christian but it seems like I am unhappy and depressed so much of the time.  What in the world is wrong with me? A.  Probably nothing is wrong with you, but you have to be careful concerning what your mind, your thoughts are focusing on.  We forget that Ephesians 6:12 tells us…

Questions and Answers

Q.  How can I ever forgive my spouse?  Married for 24 years, four children, and nothing seemed to be wrong until I found an e-mail indicating he had been unfaithful for several years with one of my best friends.  I am so hurt and angry that there isn’t any way I will ever be able…

Oh, the bliss of this glorious thought…

Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins. – Hebrews 9:22 Good Friday, like Maundy Thursday, has a few aliases and possible origins. It’s sometimes called Black Friday, but of course we’ve associated that term with the consumer madness on the…