The Story of Job. - Day 18 When you think about giving or receiving feedback, are there any methodologies or practices you consider in how you deliver it? Do you try the sandwich method where it has to start and end with a positive and then the real meat of the situation comes in the… Continue reading What is the quality of the feedback you are receiving?
The Story of Job. - Day 17 Yesterday, even though our family wasn't all together, even though our incredible friends and neighbors invited us to have Thanksgiving dinner with them, I am thankful because of the time with my kids where we went and saw a movie together (getting the early matinee showing of Playing… Continue reading How would you answer?
The Story of Job. - Day 16 As I start this day and consider all that I have to be thankful for, it starts with: FOR THE My incredible wife - who is loving and caring and fits the bill of finding something good and who has helped me receive favor from the Lord.My children… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
THE STORY OF JOB. - DAY 15 What if you had lost your possessions? What if you had lost your monetary worth? What if you had lost your children? What if you had lost your health? Could you still find a way to be thankful? What if your friends started to judge you? What if… Continue reading On Thanksgiving-eve, can you be thankful?
Ever wondered why? Ever gone looking for answers? Ever questioned the reason or the logic? Ever questioned the intentions or the purpose? Ever asked for an explanation? Ever questioned the perspective? What is keeping your spirits up? What is keeping your keep going attitude? Is it God's divine care? Is it God's supervision? Is it… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 14
Arbitrator vs Intercessor? Do you have one? Do you have an arbitrator between you and God? Do you think one exists? Do you have someone who can be your adjudicator · arbiter · judge · umpire · referee · assistant referee · linesman · line judge · mediator · conciliator · intervenor · intercessor ·… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 13
Today there was a great sermon message speaking to being thankful. It spoke of three stages of thankfulness and many biblical examples of how they can and have been applied. Thanksgiving is to be something we do all the time, continually, in all our ways, in all circumstances. Thanksgiving is something we should have because… Continue reading Thanksgiving … It’s not just a day and it’s not just an attitude!
Ever been accused of wrong you didn't commit? Ever been accused by someone who doesn't know the full story? Ever been accused by someone who is judging without understanding? Ever been judged for something that wasn't even true? Ever thought you were trying to help by giving advice that was wrong? Ever thought you were… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 12
Ever been to that tipping point where you ask, what’s the point? Ever wonder why do I need to go thru this, is there a purpose? Ever felt like it is futile and that there is nothing you can do? What do you do? Where do you turn? How do you respond? Do you just… Continue reading The Story Of Job. – Day 11
How do you take accusations in the midst of your trials and challenges? How do you handle criticism that is off base and untrue? How do you handle your friends or people you thought were your friends when they start saying things about you that you know are untrue and hurtful? Today's reading we get… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 10
Ever had someone try to blame the temptations in their lives on God? Ever had someone try to blame you for calamities, troubles, or trials that occur in your life as though it was some punishment from God? Ever compared their accusations against the plans and promises of God? How can you judge the feedback… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 9
Ever had people tell you that they received a word from God for you? Ever checked it against God's Word to confirm the truth of it? Ever found it to be true? Ever found it to be false? Ever not checked and just assumed it was true or false without verifying? Ever not checked and… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 8
Today we will complete the study of chapter 4. As we saw yesterday it was the start of the conversation and accusations of his friends after 7 days of mourning without anyone speaking. 'The roaring of the lion and the voice of the fierce lion, And the teeth of the young lions are broken. The… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 7
Ever had your friends who you thought knew you make false accusations? Ever had your friends do or say something hurtful to you in the midst of tragedy? Ever had your friends in the midst of the pain seem to turn on you? Ever had your friends who say they had come to comfort you… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 6
How would you respond after losing everything? What would your response be? Would it be pointing fingers or blame? Would it be looking for answers or excuses? Imagine if it was as bad as what happened to Job where he first lost everything and then was afflicted by painful boils all over his body. Today… Continue reading The Story of Job. – Day 5