When You, Then God, Part 2

Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church The Bible is filled with these amazing principles God wants to do in our life, but he’s basically saying, “Your move. When you do X, then I will do Y.” God loves you and has a great plan for your life, but you’re going to have to participate. A lot of us are wondering: whose responsibility is it for your life to change? You ever thought about what your answer to that question (because we all have an answer)? It’s God’s: I prayed a prayer, I got baptized, now fix it, God. Make my marriage … Continue reading When You, Then God, Part 2

When You, Then God

By Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church When you do X, then you get Y. When you’re kind to people, they tend to be kind back. When you save money, then you have more money. When you take care of your car, it tends to last longer. We understand when you get X, then you get Y. But would it surprise you to know that we serve a when, then kind of God? Throughout the Bible, God teaches this. God says to Adam and Eve, “When you stay away from that tree, then I’ll make your life good.” It continues with … Continue reading When You, Then God

When You Jump, God Will Catch You

By Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church When my children were young, we’d go to the pool and play that game where Dad stands a few feet from the side in chest-deep water, and tries to convince the kids to jump to him. From the father’s perspective, there’s zero risk to this game, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the kids quiver on the deck. “Jump!“ I would say. “Daddy? Will you catch me?” “Yes! Trust me! Just jump.” “When you jump, then I’ll catch you. But I can’t prove that I’ll catch you until you jump!” As grown-ups who … Continue reading When You Jump, God Will Catch You