How would you respond if you were offered God’s favor or salvation?


Would it depend on your current situation? Would it depend on your current perspective? Or do you think that you would say "sign me up" no matter the day or the time? What if you were also being offered God's grace? What if God's grace means the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested… Continue reading How would you respond if you were offered God’s favor or salvation?

What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?


To me the idea of hot air filling a balloon when I think of puff up. Or to be blowing hot air to puff up someone’s ego. Or to be saying nice things to inflate someone’s head. Building up feels more permanent and structured. It feels like you are improving abilities and character. It feels… Continue reading What comes to mind when you compare puff up vs build up?

Words how power! How will you use the ones that you get to speak?


The Story of Job. - Day 21 You find yourself in a situation, how will you respond? We can't control the situations or things that will come our way but the one thing we can control is our response. You find yourself in a situation where someone is suffering or mourning or struggling, what words… Continue reading Words how power! How will you use the ones that you get to speak?

Do you realize the power of love?


Do you realize the walls it can breakdown? Do you realize the bridges it can build? Do you realize the strength it can build? Do you realize the distance it can travel? Do you realize what love is? 4 Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud 5 or rude.… Continue reading Do you realize the power of love?

Are you ready to listen? Are you ready to do?


Will you go beyond hearings and being a hearer of the Word and instead listen and become a doer of the Word? What did God's Word speak to you? What instruction did God's Word give to you? What direction did God's Word give to you? Are you being an active listener rather than just a… Continue reading Are you ready to listen? Are you ready to do?

How do you measure or judge success?


Is it based on wealth? Is it based on happiness? Is it based on brains? Is it based on beauty? Is it knowledge? Is it popularity? Is it networking? How about knowing God and God knowing you? Not just knowledge about God, but a relationship with Him. How about a relationship with Jesus and receiving… Continue reading How do you measure or judge success?

Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?


Take a look around and see what is taking place. Are you willing to take a stand for what you believe in? Are you willing to stand up against evil? Are you willing to step out and do something that brings people together in unity through love rather than try to divide them with hate?… Continue reading Are you willing to sacrifice? Are you willing to go the extra mile?

Words are powerful…how will you yours?


Do you realize it is important to know when to speak and when to remain silent? Do you realize it is important to use your words wisely? Do you realize the power of your words? Do you realize that words spoken and unspoken have purpose? Did you speak to build up? Did you remain silent?… Continue reading Words are powerful…how will you yours?

How will you start the rebuilding?


Will there be a time of separation? Will there be a time of realignment? Will there be a time of justice? Will there be a time of confession? Will there be a time of mercy? Will there be a time of humility? Will there be a time of cleansing? Will there be a time of… Continue reading How will you start the rebuilding?

Will you heed the warnings or deal with the consequences?

Consequences just ahead

We know that God is patient and long-suffering not because he slow but rather not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. He has provide us all with a way to get back on track and be reconciled to Him, but will you take hold of it before it is too late?… Continue reading Will you heed the warnings or deal with the consequences?

Are you keeping your eyes on the prize? on the goal? on the finish line?

Finish the race

Are you focused? Are you distracted? Are you focused on yourself? Are you focused on others? Are you comparing yourself to others? Are you comparing yourself against what God's calling you to become? In and through it all are you keeping your eyes on the prize or are they looking at what others are doing… Continue reading Are you keeping your eyes on the prize? on the goal? on the finish line?

So what will you do with your life?


What choices will you make! Will you decide to do things that are good? Will you decide to do things that are wise? Will you decide to do things that will build up? Will you decide to do things that will last? Will you decide to do things that will endure? Will you decide to… Continue reading So what will you do with your life?

What is the treasure you seek?


Is it a treasure you can bring with you everywhere you go? Is it a treasure that will last forever? Is it a treasure you can store somewhere safe where thieves can steal and rust cannot destroy? Is it a treasure that will make a difference every day? Is it a treasure that will help… Continue reading What is the treasure you seek?

Your word! What does it mean?


When you say something does it hold up? When you say something does it carry any weight? When you say something does it mean anything? Is your word your bond? Are you good to your word? Can people trust your word? Is there power in your word? Is there meaning in your word? Your word,… Continue reading Your word! What does it mean?

Do you know what is good for you?

Reality Check Ahead

Do you know what food is good for the body? Do you know things are good for the mind? Do you know what things are good for the soul? Do you realize that it is what comes out of you that makes you unclean? What are you putting into your heart? From the overflow of… Continue reading Do you know what is good for you?