All posts in " abiding "

Abiding over achieving

By Dave Henning / October 1, 2023

“What Jesus wants his disciples (you and me) to never forget is that everything begins with connection.  The focus is on communication over production.  The priority is on abiding over achieving.”- Kyle Idleman “Remain in me, as I remain in you.  No branch can bear fruit by itself’ it must remain in the vine.  Neither […]


Abiding and beholding – two practices

By Dave Henning / September 4, 2022

“There are practices that, when woven into the daily rhythms of life, can help us see God more clearly amid the beauty and terrors of life.  Two such practices, abiding and beholding, are foundational to knowing God and experiencing his closeness, goodness, and glory.”- Scott Sauls In Prologue 5 (“Fine Motor Skills”) of Beautiful People […]


Apparent tensions in the Psalms

By Dave Henning / August 1, 2021

“These apparent tensions in the Psalms begin to make sense only in the experience of honest prayer.  In coming out of hiding, you will come to realize that you often have conflicting feelings and thoughts about God, yourself, and prayer.  Sharing these feelings is part of abiding.  Sharing these struggles affirms that God can hear […]


Your authentic core – new creation in Christ

By Dave Henning / February 9, 2021

“Because you are a believer in Jesus Christ, your authentic core is a brand-new creation.  You have been re-created in Jesus Christ.  He . . . placed a brand-new essence inside you. . . .  But we can’t force it to come out, and we can’t use it to patch up or fix what we […]


The secret to fruit-bearing

By Dave Henning / April 4, 2018

“The secret to fruit-bearing and anxiety free living is less about doing and more about abiding.”- Max Lucado “Abide in me and I in you.  As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.”- John 15:4 (ESV) Max Lucado concludes Chapter 10 […]

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