As the week begins let’s start it off on the right foot. Let’s fill ourselves up with the Holy Spirit by spending time in God’s Word. Let’s remove any barriers by dealing with any issues or concerns up front. Let’s not allow bitterness nor anger nor frustration be our drivers or motivation as we start … Continue reading Do not become discouraged (utterly spiritless, exhausted, and wearied out through fear)
Category: Be Encouraged
Ever been asked that? Ever had an answer? Are you living the answer now? Are you still wondering what you want to be when you grow up? Ever considered what you have been? I reflect and consider being a baker, a delivery man, a waiter, a computer programmer, a technical support agent, a web developer, … Continue reading Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?
Are things looking tough? Are things feeling rough? Are things feeling overwhelming? Are things feeling tense? Are things feeling uncertain? How are you responding? You can't control what comes your way but you can control how you respond. Are you being light in the midst of the darkness? Are you being encouragement in the midst … Continue reading Don’t lose hope! Don’t be afraid! God will make a way!
Ever been faced with a big challenge? Ever been sent out to get more details? Where did you turn first? What was your perspective on it? Who was your source for the plan? Did you trust it? Was there anything that could have persuaded you against it? If you had of been part of the … Continue reading What kind of encouragement are you looking for?
How often do you go out of your way to say "Hi" to someone? How often do you go out of your way to ask someone "How are you doing?" and stick around long enough to hear the answer? How often are you letting people know they matter and are valued? How often are you … Continue reading Do you realize the impact of a personal touch?
Do you view it as an obstacle or an opportunity? Do you view it as a pain or a purpose? Do you view it as a trial or a transformation? How do you view it? Over the years whenever I noticed in my reading Job I used to cringe wondering what was coming my way. … Continue reading When a challenge is coming your way, how do you respond?
Where do you turn? Do you know of any good sources? Do you know where you can learn more? Do you know where you can read more? Do you know where there is truth that can encourage not only you but those around you? Do you know where this is truth that can strengthen and … Continue reading Looking for something that will encourage and strengthen?
Are you one who would be cast aside? Are you one who would be called? Being given a high position -- how will you handle it? How will you lead? Will you lead humbly? Will you serve as leader? Will you allow pride to trip you up? Will you allow pride to be the reason … Continue reading Where are you at?
What will it take to have God's glory to return to us? What will it take for God's glory to present in each house, in each city, in each country, around the world? What will it take for people to glorify God in the highest? What will it take to prepare ourselves so that we … Continue reading Let’s allow God’s glory to return to us this season!
Not gods that are man made. Not gods that are just people elevating themselves to power. Not goes that are statues. Not gods that are made of wood or stone or metals. Not made up gods to explain away what is taking place. Not gods that are used to manipulate others. Not gods that ebb … Continue reading What will it take for everyone to know who God really is?
Are you investing in something that will last? Are you investing in something that is trustworthy? Are you investing in something that has a good return? Are your investments a sign of good stewardship? Are your investments into things that will last? Are you investments into the right areas? Investments...what does that mean to you? … Continue reading What are you investing in?
Wisdom is the word that comes to mind. Wisdom is the word that points my thoughts to God. Wisdom is the word that makes me turn to God's Word. Wisdom is what explains the how. Wisdom’s Light and Limits 1Who is like the wise person? Who knows the meaning of a matter? A person’s wisdom … Continue reading Not sure what to do? where to turn? how to…
You've been given the gift of the promise and now you need to do your part! Will you walk it out in faith and obedience? Will you allow your life to be anchored by the Word of God? Will you step up and step out to finish and do the work He has called you … Continue reading Finish Strong!
Ever had something get transitioned to you? Ever been given a new responsibility when someone leaves or moves on? Ever been given a new responsibility that was big and important? Ever been given a new role or title? Now it's in your hands! How will handle it? What will you do? Be strong and courageous! … Continue reading It’s now into your hands. Be strong and courageous!
Where are you at today? What are you going through? Where are you headed? What are you going to need to make it through? Do you remember trials of the past? Do you remember what needs were met? Do you remember needs of the past? Do you remember how they were met? Do you have … Continue reading Have a need? Know anyone who can meet them all?