Graham Cooke

TI 0525 BLOG

The Bridge From Concept To Reality

There’s always a gap from concept to reality in any area of our lives. When we initially hear transformational truth, we often respond with joy. But our initial positive reaction is not a guarantee that the seed taking root in our lives will bear mature fruit (Matthew 13:20-21). How many...

It’s Time to Mess With the Enemy’s Head

God is not content with you being an overcomer. He wants to make you into more than a conqueror. He says so right in Romans 8:37: “In all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” What’s it mean to be more than a conqueror? It...

When Was the Last Time You Had a Lens Change?

There was an apostle, Saul, who was an academic theologian. He would later change his name to Paul. I’m guessing you’ve heard of him. In the Bible, Paul talks a lot about who he is as a Jew. In Acts 22:3 he says, “I was educated under Gamaliel strictly according...

Stop Driving Your Old Car

Imagine you’re driving around in an absolute clunker that you’re constantly having to fix up and repair. The engine is rough. The paint is wearing thin. It makes noises you don’t understand and don’t really want to. Then imagine someone comes to you and says: “I have a brand new car...

The Practice of Delight

Everything is useful in the kingdom. Everything is useful for our development. We’re just learning how to walk with the Lord. Part of that walking with the Lord is about delight. It’s about being delighted in who He is and basking in His delight in you.

Why I'm Not Desperate for God

I was visiting a friend of mine named Steve a while back. Steve has two young daughters, who were four and six years old at the time. Steve had to leave the room to take a phone call, and while he was out of the room I overheard the six-year-old...

Why I’m Not Desperate for God

I was visiting a friend of mine named Steve a while back. Steve has two young daughters, who were four and six years old at the time. Steve had to leave the room to take a phone call, and while he was out of the room I overheard the six-year-old...