Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, we are celebrating freedom in Christ. The team ask you, The Boom Crew, what you remember most from that moment you moved from dark to light. Click the button below to hear the some of the best stories and testimonies from the day.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about growing from young to old. People learn things constantly throughout life, and when they get older, they should know far more than they did in the past. Growing in wisdom is simply a part of life. Luke 2 even says that Jesus grew in knowledge and stature. Always strive to be learning, and never act as if you have "arrived". if you are on earth, you still have growing to do, so make sure it gets done. Humble yourself and accept your need for more wisdom.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about going from single to married. This stage of life, no matter when it hits, is one of the biggest transitions in all of life. Therefore, it is important we strive to do marriage right every single day. We ask you, The Boom Crew, to share when your marriage wasn't going as planned, when your backs were up against the wall, but God was placed at the center and all of that changed. No matter the problem, the main issue usually stems from Jesus not being at the center of the lives of those involved. Put Jesus at the center of your lives and the center of your marriage today.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about maturing in our relationship with Christ. When a baby is born, it survives by milk alone for several months. When that baby grows, its body needs much more than simply milk to survive. The child needs sustainance in various different food groups. The same comes in the life of a believer. When we are first in Christ, we require the simpler truths to sustain us. However, when we grow older, our spirits need meat instead of milk. Some Christians never move away from spiritual milk and it shows. Spend time on your knees with God today. Tell Him you desire more with Him. Chew on some of the sweet truths He has waiting for you just ahead.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about what it means to mature from boyhood to manhood. There are plenty of misconceptions out there as to what a man is supposed to be. He must know a lot about cars, he must be strong, he must be aggressive or hide his emotions, etc... None of these things are true! The only qualifier for a man is one who is willing to humble himself before the Lord and seek Him all the days of his life. Don't let the world tell you what it means to be a man. Seek God for the answer.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team celebrates Freedom Friday by talking about the woman at the well. This was a lady who was well known for the sin in her life. She had 5 husbands and the man she lived with when Jesus found her was not her husband at all. She must have thought she was too far gone. But Jesus shows us something important here. He shows us that God knows every corner of our hearts and He loves us so much no matter how gross those corners may be. If you are feeling too far gone today, know that God already is aware of your gross corners and He wants you still. Go to Him and be with Him!
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about the woman portrayed in Proverbs 31 and some of the misconceptions that come with it. Many women aren't sure to feel about this woman because she seems too perfect. She is someone who is unattainable in copying. Karl shows us that this passage is more poetry than anything else, but he also shows us that this chapter is a big call-out to men. The passage says that the husband praises her for her qualities. To have a Proverbs 31 wife, there needs to be a loving husband who is willing to tell her "I love you" and "here is what I love about you." Husbands, love your wives and make sure they hear you say it as well.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about two women in the Bible that are well hidden, but also important to find. In 2 Timothy 1:5, Paul writes to Timothy about his sincere faith that first began in his grandmother, which moved down to his mother, which eventually moved down to him as well. Paul is stating that Timothy's grandmother and mother (Lois and Eunice) are responsible for making a difference in the life of Timothy. They trained him up to eventually make his faith his own. Many of you, The Boom Crew, joined our conversation by sharing the women figures in your life who made a difference for the better. To listen to some of those stories, please click the button below.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about Naomi from the book of Ruth. Naomi was Ruth's mother-in-law, and she went through the ringer. In her life, she saw her husband and all of her sons die in a nation that was not her own. She probably felt pretty discouraged. But God wasn't done with her yet! God showed her great blessings and even extended her family in a way she didn't know was possible. How has God turned a tragedy of yours into a triumph? Thank him for it today!
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team gets ready for Mother's Day by talking about some of the most amazing women of the Bible. Today, we talk about Esther and the sacrifice she made for the betterment of her people. She knew that talking to the King uninvited could get her killed, but she also knew that the Jewish people wouldn't be saved from death if she didn't try. Her faith in God gave her the courage to do what was right, and God provided for her. Ask God for the courage needed to risk it all for His glory.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, it's time to hear your Freedom Friday Stories. All this week, we have been hooked on a feeling, and we are excited to finally be hooked on the feeling of freedom! So many of you, The Boom Crew, shared your stories of what God has set you free from. Take time today to rejoice in the presence of the Lord and thank Him for the love and freedom He has provided for you!
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about the importance of finding rest. We sometimes believe that having genunie rest for our souls isn't for everyone; that only the select few are blessed enough to rest. Don't believe it one bit! Jesus tells us that his yoke of burden is light. Of course, there is still a weight there, but it is a weight that we can fully give to Jesus. He does not ask us to carry the weight of each burden ourselves. Spend time with him today. Talk, and listen to him. The stronger your relationship is with him, the more you'll be able to give it up out of your own hands and the more rest will be brought to you.
Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, the team talks about the difference between confidence in self and confidence in God. Karl and Young Thunder share stories of when self confidence got them in trouble, and you, The Boom Crew, shared when your confidence in God worked for a good that you couldn't have imagined for yourself. What do you need to trust God for today. Walk where God wants you to walk, and have confidence that He is capable to move you through it.
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