The Magnificent Obsession – Chapter Six Cast Everything Out “Have you ever failed…again? Have you ever done something you didn’t want to do, then asked yourself, Why did I do that? Have you guiltily suspected that there must be something uniquely wrong with you? I know I...

We tend to take for granted the things we have in great abundance. Do we not? On this day when we celebrate our many freedoms I'm especially grateful to live in a country where I have the freedom to worship my God without fear of threat...

The Magnificent Obsession – Chapter Five Lift Everything Up “Sometimes I feel that I have all the correct information, yet I'm not communicating with God. As a result, I have become more determined to learn how to really pray. I'm not interested in fancy rhetoric, or eloquent...

The Magnificent Obsession – Chapter Four Pursue Everything Patiently "Sometimes it can be very hard for us to wait on God to do things in His time and in His way. It doesn't occur to us that He has intentionally delayed answering our prayer or fulfilling His...

The Magnificent Obsession – Chapter Three Entrust Everything Completely “Could it be that you have made the choice to leave everything behind, then followed with the commitment to let everything go in order to pursue God as Abraham did? And now you're wondering, “What in the world...

The Magnificent Obsession – Chapter Two Let Everything Go “If you insist on getting what you want, on what you have a right to have, watch out!  And you may then wind up with a lot less than God wants to give you.” The Magnificent Obsession, p. 79 Summer...

The Magnificent Obsession - Chapter One Leave Everything Behind "If you and I ever truly know God, it will not be an accident.  It will happen when, like Abraham, we abandon every other goal, every other priority, and embrace the God-filled life until He becomes our magnificent...

"Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall."  Proverbs 16:18 So, how's your day going?  Mine, thanks for asking, started off a little, uh, painful.  :=/ I spent some good time with the Lord this morning in Ephesians 4:1-2 which says, "I...

The Magnificent Obsession - Introduction Consider Abraham: "He believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."  Galatians 3:6 Hey there sweet friends and welcome to our Summer at the Well study of "The Magnificent Obsession" by Anne Graham Lotz.  I am super excited to spend some...