Are you living a life that is a song? Are you living a life that sings praise? Are you singing a new song about your life? Let's consider our lives and the songs they sing based on the experiences of our lives... A Bride Sings of Her Lover 1The song of songs of Solomon 2Let… Continue reading Is your life singing a new song?
Ever noticed that people are suspicious of people who are doing good things. Suspecting that they are going to want something in return. Suspecting that it is a trick of some sort. Things have gotten so off track that doing nice or good things for others isn't the norm but raises concerns in others. Does… Continue reading There will always be people who question when you do something good for someone else.
How long have you been just been out there looking down? How long will you stay up there out of the hustle and bustle of everyday? Are you a watcher rather than a doer? There are things to do that need your help! There are things to do that only you have the ability to… Continue reading What are you doing up there watching? Why don’t you get involved?
At lunch with a friend yesterday this very topic came up. He was sharing how God had spoken to him about not everything we get is from Him, but that we add to it ourselves. He mentioned about how insurance policies speak about "acts of God" and that how about 98% of the events can… Continue reading God won’t give you more than you can handle…are you adding more?
What are you up against today? Where are you heading? What's holding you back? What is driving you? How will you get through? How will you know what to do? Who can you trust? Where will you turn? How long and how far will you walk away before you stop and consider the alternative? This… Continue reading Do you know who is on your side? What side are you on?
This morning's reading starts in Malachi 3 and has two very interesting titles: "The Master You’ve Been Looking For" and "The Difference Between Serving God and Not Serving Him". The reading speaks to the coming of John who will prepare the way for when Jesus comes. It then references how when Jesus comes, to take… Continue reading Would you recognize him if you saw him? Would you believe it if you had been there?
What if your morning started with a message from God and the message spoke this: ‘Come back to me and I’ll come back to you. Don’t be like your parents. The old-time prophets called out to them, “A Message from God-of-the-Angel-Armies: Leave your evil life. Quit your evil practices.” But they ignored everything I said… Continue reading Turn back…I care so much about you, I want to spend eternity with you.
You are so close. You are almost there. How will you respond? How will you act? What are you going to do now that you have to make a decision? What decision will you make? Today is a day for you to decide!If the question was what will you choose death or life, then how… Continue reading On the edge, on the verge, almost there…
Because we have freewill, we get to choose what we do. We get to choose if we will follow God's prompting or try to go our own way. We get to choose if we will obey God's commands or deal with the fallout of the alternative. We get to choose if we will stay under… Continue reading How far do you have to stray before you realize…
My morning reading today came from Job 40, 41, 42 and Psalm 134. In Job 40, we read of this incredible creature, the Behemoth: 15-24“Look at the land beast, Behemoth. I created him as well as you. Grazing on grass, docile as a cow— Just look at the strength of his back, the powerful muscles of his belly. His… Continue reading Ever read about dinosaurs? Ever read about them in the Bible?
This morning as I was about to start my devotional, I noticed that my blog dashboard showed me 2 comments it had deemed as SPAM. It may not be something that I would or should allow through and as such I am grateful that technology keeps my site from automatically showing everything that everyone could… Continue reading There is but one!
Can you half obey? Can you mostly obey? Do you have to fully obey? If you don't do it all, doesn't that make is disobedience by definition? Consider the story of Saul and how he lost the opportunity to be king. The Command: 1-2Samuel said to Saul, “God sent me to anoint you king over… Continue reading Is there such thing as partial obedience?
What sense does that trigger in your gut? What sense that that trigger in your mind? What is your response? Is it calm? Is it defensive? Does it matter who is asking? What if it is a friend? What if it is your parents? What if it is an adversary? What if it was a… Continue reading "What on earth are you doing?"
We are not forgotten. We are not accidents. We are not mistakes. We were created on purpose with a purpose by God! The enemy will speak lies to try and create fear and try to put us in a cage that holds us back from what could be and what should be. He tries to… Continue reading Spirit of adoption!