If you don't what is preventing you from having peace and hope today? If you don't what is causing you or robbing you of being able to have peace and hope today? Can you put your finger on it? Can you identify it? Can you do something about it? What type of peace are you… Continue reading Do you have peace and hope today?
Are you setting them up for success or failure? Are your teaching them the easy and tough lessons? Are you preparing them with lessons of not only how to live but also what it looks like and takes to life to the full? Consider what Proverbs 22:6 says: “Train up a child in the way… Continue reading How are you preparing the next generation?
Some may see the question and wonder what would/does/could that mean? When we look up the definition of justified, we find one definition to be: to show (an act, claim, statement, etc.) to be just or right. We find another definition to be: to defend or uphold as warranted or well-grounded. We find another definition… Continue reading Have you been justified?
God is faithful to His Word. God's faithfulness isn't based on how faithful we are or not. Let's not try to prove how true God's Word is by doing evil. Let's not try to prove God's faithfulness by doing what is wrong and finding judgment. Let's not be fooled to think that we can show… Continue reading God’s faithfulness isn’t based on us.
What or Who do you worship? Why do you it or them? What makes it or them worthy of being worshipped? What was the cause or trigger to make you start worshipping it or them? Over the years I have heard stories of people worshipping things that were man made. Carved from wood and rocks.… Continue reading We all worship something…
There have been certain boundaries setup not to keep us from things but rather to protect us from things. There were certain rules put into play to help protect us from our own selfish choices. Even so, what would happen if we chose to ignore them, step beyond the safety boundaries and were able to… Continue reading Safe boundaries vs selfish choices…
How great is your faith? Is your faith so great that others know about it? Is your faith so great that others speak about it? Is your faith so great that others approach you about it? Is your faith so great that others have asked you or confronted you about it? Are you living out… Continue reading Your faith!
Be it in your car? Be it in your office? Be it in your home? Be it in your community? Be it in your bible? Be it in your church? Be it by the police? Be it by the fire department? Be it by the government? Be it by God? How many warnings do you… Continue reading How many warnings you need? How will you know if it is the last one?
What are you allowing in thru your eyes? What are you spending time watching and seeing? What are you allowing in thru your ears? What are you listening to and hearing? Is it good stuff that builds up? Is it bad stuff that tears down? Is it tv or social media things that taint your… Continue reading Everything flows from the heart and so we are to guard our hearts.
Ever wondered if heaven is real? Ever wondered who is there? Ever wondered who might not be there? Ever heard stories of people who have had near death experiences who got to spend some time there? Ever learned or considered what that might mean for you? I read the book Heaven is for real a… Continue reading Heaven is for real!
Are you able to distinguish between what is true vs what is false? Are you able to determine whether what is being told is the truth or if it is false? Are you able to determine whether what is being shown is the truth vs being false? What do you use to make that decision?… Continue reading Truth vs False…
Are you compassionate? Do show compassion to others? Do you show compassion for others? How do you show compassion in your life? Compassion means: “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others”. Synonyms:pity · sympathy · feeling · fellow feeling · empathy · understanding · care · concern · solicitude · solicitousness… Continue reading Compassion…
Are you a giver or a taker? Are you an encourager or a discourager? Are you are builder or a wrecker? If the opportunity to be generous comes up are you ready to give? It isn't about the amount but rather the heart. We know and see this when we read in the bible about… Continue reading Are you generous or do you need to be challenged to be generous?
Does it depend you your perspective which answer you will give? Does it depend on how secure you are feeling today? Imagine if you were able to take an eternal perspective how you would see it. An eternal perspective where thanks to Jesus we know that beyond what we are going through right here and… Continue reading Are you being challenged, attacked, troubled, or suffering?
Ever heard what is says about that in Luke 15:10? It says "In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents." It is the type of rejoicing and celebration that people would have when they find something they had lost. Jesus… Continue reading How large of a celebration will there be when people turn back to God?