Keyword: Chaos

  • Are You in a Rut? By John Paul Jackson It is a natural human tendency to find a rut and want to climb into it. When we find something that works, we tend to make it into a formula. Formula gradually becomes habit; habit becomes tradition, and the problem with tradition is that it tries to set boundaries for the mind. When the “formula” becomes more valuable than Scripture, faith in God or true relationship with Him, something needs to happen. That something is called chaos.
  • Prayer & Spiritual Warfare By John Paul Jackson Prayer is spiritual warfare. It destroys evil, brings light into darkness and affects, impacts and changes things in the unseen realm. God’s Kingdom comes and His will is done when we pray. Prayer does not alter what God has determined. He is sovereign. Instead, it enforces what He has already foreordained. It asks God to overthrow Satan’s plan and implement His.
  • Wage Peace By John Paul Jackson Contrary to modern Western thought, peace is a fairly violent word.
  • Be Sensitive to the Spirit By John Paul Jackson As we mature and the Holy Spirit flows through us, the name of the Father becomes more deeply imprinted on who we are.
  • Getting Rid of Bees By John Paul Jackson Over time, I have discovered that God takes our fears very seriously. We often do not. Most of us have been afraid of the same things for so many years that we almost don’t notice how they’re affecting us anymore — or worse, we choose to ignore them.
  • But Then Something Happened By John Paul Jackson God took a flawed, frightening situation and made it something great. As you can imagine, that was an incredibly chaotic moment! It was literally spinning out of control. But somehow, in the midst of everything seemingly going wrong, God knew what He was doing. He did what He wanted to do and changed everything. He birthed calm. He birthed order. He saved my life. He created a “but-then-something-happened” moment, and the end result was glorious, in several different ways.