Ever had people try to explain what is going on to you?


The Story of Job. – Day 25 Ever been in a situation where you are wondering what just happened? Or how did I get here? Ever had people who say they are your friends try to tell you their thoughts on why or how you got into this situation? Ever had people who say they… Continue reading Ever had people try to explain what is going on to you?

Will you attack the problem or the person?


The Story of Job. - Day 20 What is your purpose and your intention for debating or questioning the other person? Is your goal to win or to understand? Is your goal to win or to inform? Is your goal to solve the problem or defeat the person? When faced with a problem, how will… Continue reading Will you attack the problem or the person?

The Story of Job. – Day 12


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

The Story of Job. – Day 10


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

The Story of Job. – Day 9


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

He got you here so will you do your part?


Ever gotten the opportunity to be somewhere or get somewhere? Now that He got you there, what are you going to do about it? You know what you need to do, but are you going to do it? Will you handle your part of the task? You know you can! You have the power! You… Continue reading He got you here so will you do your part?

Really? Don’t you realize what is going on?


Do you remember what you are supposed to be doing? Are you pointing fingers in the wrong direction? Are you overreacting because of it? Are others getting the flack because of you? Will you do what you are supposed to do? Will you listen to what you have been asked to do? Will you take… Continue reading Really? Don’t you realize what is going on?

Do you realize that what is happening isn’t always a symptom?

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Ever heard people make comments like "I don't know what they did, but it must have been bad for that to have happened to them"? Ever found people speaking blame based on what is going on without actually knowing what is going on? Consider the story of the man born blind and the question that… Continue reading Do you realize that what is happening isn’t always a symptom?

Deal with the person first … build a relationship …

What do you see him writing in the sand

We need to handle the heart of the matter! We need to build up a relationship! We need to face the situation with heart, love, grace and mercy! We need to be like Jesus who reached out to people in need, people in pain, and people who others were trying to judge and reject! We… Continue reading Deal with the person first … build a relationship …