As today begins and the direction is seemingly becoming clear, don’t worry. Cast your worries, cares, and anxieties upon he Lord because He cares for you. Take hold of God’s Word where the verse for today is: “[Not in your own strength] for it is God Who is all the while effectually at work in … Continue reading At a crossroads? Wondering how you can choose? Trust God rather than leaning on your own understanding!
If you knew the full plan then it may seem overwhelming. If you know what's next then you can walk it out with trust and confidence in the Lord. When I reflect on my life and consider when God called me to step up to be on the board of our homeowners' association, I wouldn't … Continue reading It takes time to accomplish the process.
Ever heard or read "fear not, just believe"? Ever heard or read "worry changes nothing but prayer changes everything"? Ever heard or read "faith over fear"? Ever heard or read "fear is a liar"? Ever heard or read "who by worrying can …"? So let's turn to God when the devil is trying to make … Continue reading Don’t allow fear or worry to make you do something you may regret.
Worry changes nothing! Prayer changes everything! Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. --Philippians 4:6 What's got your mind today? What running wild in there? Worry and anxiety try to rob you of joy. Let the joy of the Lord be … Continue reading Worry about nothing!
Only 5 days left. Should I start looking to see what's next? Should I focus on today and when I get there I will find it? It's amazing how fast a year can go. It's amazing to consider reading thru the entire Bible in that amount of time. It's incredible the various options and ways, … Continue reading 5 days…
How beautiful do you think you are? How rich do you think you are? How big do you think you are? How powerful do you think you are? How much better do you think you are than others? Don't allow it to build pride! Don't allow it to make your head grow so big it … Continue reading Pride comes before the fall!
Ever noticed that God may ask us to do things one way and a similar event happens and tells us to do it differently? He know what we need to do before we get there! He knows what He wants us to learn through it! He knows what it is going to take to accomplish … Continue reading There is a reason and a purpose why God asks us to do things a certain way.
What is your motivation? What is your drive? Is it inward focused? Is it all about you? Today's reading starts with a warning, with wisdom, and with instruction about worldliness... 1What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? 2You desire and do … Continue reading So, is it all about you?
Are you feeling peace or are you stressed? Are you feeling peace or are you anxious? Are you feeling peace or are you afraid? Are you feeling peace or are you tired? Are you feeling peace or are you confused? Are you feeling peace or ... There is hope! There is an opportunity and an … Continue reading Consider what you are going through…Are you feeling peace?
What a great way to start my morning reading with these words... Relax, everything’s going to be all right; rest, everything’s coming together; open your hearts, love is on the way! -- from Jude 1:1-2 As I wake up considering what is going on around the world, what is going on in countries who are … Continue reading Everything’s going to be alright…
There is a time that is coming where God is going to turn everything around for His people. He hears the cries of panic. He knows the peace has been shattered. Don't give up! Don't give in! Don't lose hope! Keep your hope and trust in God! He will enter into the darkness and break … Continue reading Don’t Despair…
This morning's reading continues into Matthew 8 with the title "He Carried Our Diseases". He didn't do it for the accolades, He did it to glorify His Father in Heaven. He was compassionate and met people right where they are at. He didn't hold back, but rather He would reach out and touch people. Here … Continue reading Need healing?
Where are you at? Are you at the top of your game and using it to take advantage of others? Did you take it too far and risk the wrath that would come because of your behavior? Do you think you are all that and not really realizing where true hope and help comes from? … Continue reading Don’t be arrogant. Don’t be prideful. Don’t do things at the expense of others.
Whether you consider this question from any particular angle, it is an interesting question to ask. Be it on a relational basis. Be it on a financial basis. Be it on a spiritual basis. There are many angles and view points to consider this question. Now imagine if there was someone who would pay it … Continue reading Do you owe? Are you in debt?
Have faith for God is going before you. He is preparing in advance not only the good works He has for you to do, 10For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. – Ephesians 2:10 but also … Continue reading Don’t fear and don’t tremble.