Let It Go

Leon Fontaine Devoted

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. Matthew 16:25 (NKJV) Sometimes we can get caught up in wanting to follow a do-nothing gospel—just enough of Jesus to give us fire insurance against going to hell. It’s true that you can give your life to Christ and keep doing whatever you were doing before, but it’s not the best way to live. The Bible teaches us that if we want the incredible life Jesus has for us, we have to follow Him in death. I know, that …

Focus Causes It To Grow

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together. Psalm 34:3 (NKJV) If you look at an ant through a magnifying glass, it looks bigger. The magnifying glass doesn’t actually cause the ant to grow, but it looks like it did. The ant fills your view and you can see every detail. If you magnify God, it’s the same. You don’t make Him bigger by magnifying Him. But He can begin to fill your view. You can make Him a bigger part of your life. So how do you magnify God? Through your focus. What you …

The Illusion Of The Old Nature

Leon Fontaine Devoted

For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:3 (NIV) Elvis Presley died in 1977, yet some say they’ve seen him since. How can we explain this? Maybe they saw a lookalike or impersonator. Who knows? One thing is for sure though. Every single sighting was an illusion. Elvis is gone. In the same way, your old nature is gone. If you’ve given your life to Christ, you’ve become a new creation. So why continue to live like the old you? Many Christians still think of themselves as that old self who has the …