Ever been hurt by somebody? Ever been lied to by somebody? Ever been threatened by someone? What was your first thought? What was your first response? Did you turn to God? Did you give it to God? If you received directions from God were you obedient? Will you trust God? Will you wait on God? … Continue reading Trust! Will you trust God enough to avoid taking things into your own hands?
This morning I found it interesting that the song that started playing in my head was from Stevie Wonder titled "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours" and how it pointed me back to how awesome God is. After realizing that God wants a relationship with me and that it isn't about rituals and routines, it changed … Continue reading Do you realize that everything needed is taken care of? Do you realize you just have to make the decision to say “I’m yours”?
Remember when you were younger and you would hold onto your parent's hand to keep you balanced? Remember when you were younger and you would hold onto your parent's hand to keep you on track? Remember when you were younger and you would hold onto your parent's hand to keep you going in the right … Continue reading Will you trust Him enough to hold his hand in order to walk through life?
How much time does it take for you to be able to label someone as dependable? How much time does it take for you to be able to label someone as reliable? Ever considered the difference? Ever considered the durability? Let's compare the meaning of these two words: Dependable = a person to which one … Continue reading What does it take for someone to be considered dependable or reliable?
None of us are accidents! We've all been created on purpose, with purpose, for a purpose! We all have a cause to live for and to make a difference for in this world! Are you living out your purpose and your cause? Are you seeking your purpose and your cause? Don't lose hope if you … Continue reading Do you know your purpose or cause? Is it the way you live?
Ever heard the question "If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is around, does it make a sound?"? To make a sound does it need to have been heard? To be heard doesn't it require someone to be there to listen? to hear it? It is interesting when you look up the definition … Continue reading Did you hear? Do you see?
When you think of sowing and reaping what comes to your mind? Is it a farmer who has to plant his field in hopes that the weather will cooperate enough that he will get a harvest at the end of the season? Is it a principle that speaks to needing to plant in order to … Continue reading Sowing and Reaping… What are you expecting as a harvest?
Do you only talk to Him when you have a need? Do you talk with Him throughout your day? Do you talk to Him when you wake up? Do you talk to Him when you are going to bed? Do you pray over your dinners? How do you pray? How do you talk with God? … Continue reading How do you talk with God?
Will you trust Him enough to allow Him to fill you with hope? Will you trust Him enough to allow Him to fill you with joy? Will you trust Him enough to allow Him to fill you with peace in believing? Will you trust Him enough to fill you to overflowing? Will you trust Him … Continue reading How much will you trust God?
Remember how Jesus summarized the law? How we are to first love God and second love people? 'Jesus said to him, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: … Continue reading Do you realize the importance of people and how you treat them?
Are you someone who takes hold of the words "pray without ceasing" and as such are living your life in total relationship with God? Are you someone who takes hold of the words "seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness" and as such are always looking for God's will and God's way for … Continue reading How much of your life are you willing to share with God?
Ever considered how in this world you will have troubles? Jesus warned us and at the same time gave us hope because also told us that in the midst of the troubles we can take heart because He has overcome the world! So how will you respond when troubles and trials come your way? Will … Continue reading Ever heard that you are supposed to consider pure joy when you face trials of many kinds?
This morning as I was reading the book by Matthew Barnett called The Cause Within You: Finding the One Great Thing You Were Created to Do in This World and it spoke to filling a need, serving others, and doing and helping others in order to help find the passion and cause in you. God … Continue reading Ever searched for your cause? What if your cause is who you are?
Are you looking at your role, your position, your career and thinking you want to move up? As you consider that do you take a look at the job ladder details to see the requirements that come along with such a move? As you consider that are you comparing what you do to what others … Continue reading Do you think you want it or deserve it? Are you ready for what is require if you step up?
We have each been created on purpose, with purpose, and for a purpose! We aren't accidents and we aren't mistakes! God knew before you were born you were coming and has prepared in advance all the good works He desires for you to accomplish. Have you found your purpose? Are you seeking your purpose? Did … Continue reading Have you found your purposes? Do you realize what it is you are to do?
When you consider the words that come out of your mouth, they are a reflection or overflowing of what is going on in your heart. When God points to the importance of forgiveness and reconciliation it is to make sure that bitterness and anger don't take root and impact your heart. When we consider the … Continue reading It’s a matter of the heart!
Are you searching for something? Are you being searched? Was anything found? Are you seeking? Are you discovering? Are you finding? What is it you are searching for? What is it that you are seeking? When you find it will it be worth the effort? Are you searching for something that will last? Are you … Continue reading Are you searching, seeking, finding?
Ever been in a meeting where people start to raise their voice or even yell in order to make their idea or perspective seem better or right? Ever been in a meeting where it even escalated to the point where people start swearing or cursing? Ever seen those people in the room who are keeping … Continue reading Louder doesn’t mean it’s right. Louder doesn’t mean better.
As I started my day it was interesting to get the following verse as the Bible App's Verse of the Day: 'Jesus said to him, “[You say to Me,] ‘If You can?’ All things are possible for the one who believes and trusts [in Me]!” ' Mark 9:23 Even as I saw that another verse … Continue reading Facing a challenge? Are you setup for success? Are you setup to get it done?
Do they have to just recommend something to you? Do they have to advocate strongly to you? Do they have to provide you just some encouragement? Do they have to keep asking persistently? Do they need to be in more of a counseling type of position? Do they need to be championing it? Does it … Continue reading How much urging does it take to get you engaged?