Tag: by Barry Bennett,

ask. . .

Many times we doubt God’s willingness to meet our needs or give us the desires of our hearts. We call our fear ‘contentment’ and think that our Father is just like us…..limited. Meditate on the following verses and ask yourself; Does God mean what He says? Better yet, ask Him! Ask, and it will be…

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as He is

Magic Bread and Fish? No! I believe that what Jesus demonstrated was simply the power of vision. The resources at hand took on the nature of the One who was looking at them. Natural eyes saw lack. Spiritual eyes saw more than enough. The eyes of Jesus (His vision, compassion and faith) caused the bread…

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an offended heart

There is an enemy of your heart and future that you may not be aware of. This enemy destroys marriages, divides churches, ruins friendships and opens the door for oppression and even sickness. The enemy is the offended heart. Offense and bitterness are wreaking havoc in many Christian lives and most don’t know how to…

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do not conform!

The Gospel is Increase! Did you know that everything about the gospel speaks of increase? Do you realize that the gospel empowers people to prosper in every area of life? At the same time, everything about Satan and the darkness of the world tends toward loss, corruption and poverty. God’s kingdom is designed for men…

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if only

“Unbelief can only be conquered by eliminating distractions and focusing on Him and His word.” _Barry Bennett Much of what we call a faith battle is really a battle against unbelief. When faith is conceived, there is a knowing and an assurance that we have what we have believed for, even before the manifestation. Unbelief…

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the right way

Many of you know that I’ve been sharing meditations and devotions from Barry Bennett here on the Cottage Blog for years. I think the first one is dated October 2016! This man of God has taught us so much and we are so grateful for his heart for The Lord. Today he put up another…

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intense anticipation

“Lifeless religion will leave people creating doctrinal excuses for their powerless lives.” Barry Bennett God’s Word Is A Gospel of Power! Expect the power of God and miracles in your life! Your intense anticipation of His goodness is the fertile ground for faith to receive miracles! The true gospel is the power of God. Lifeless…

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the real me

My heart is the real me. My spirit may be born again but it is with my heart that I bring forth my life for good or evil. It is with my heart I believe or grow hard against God. It is my heart that relates to the world around me. God can see my…

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a time of grace

Where Does Suffering Come From? Jesus is not allowing suffering. Man is. God gave the earth to man and man gave it to the devil through sin. Jesus came to save men, not destroy them. He is not allowing or sending destructive natural disasters or viruses. They are a result of sin in the earth.…

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God’s Word is real

How do you know that you’ve heard from God? My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27 Hearing God is the key to faith, victory, peace, perseverance and prosperity in every area of your life. “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall…

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