Guide to Renewal

Practicing Your Faith

By britton sharp / July 25, 2021

John 15:9  “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love.”   It’s impossible to grow without putting in some kind of effort. Growing in…

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Pruned by the Father’s Hands

By britton sharp / July 18, 2021

John 15:1  “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.”   A friend recently told me about a fascinating conversation he had had with a…

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By britton sharp / July 11, 2021

A beautiful part of resurrection is and will be restoration.  Resurrection is the restoring of life; the restoring of relationship.   I feel a deep, almost desperate need for restoration, for this “bringing something back to its original condition, returning something to its original owner, returning something to an unimpaired or improved condition.”    From…

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