Do you have conviction to give a reason for what you believe?

Do you have conviction to give a reason for what you believe

Do you realize what you have been getting prepared to do? Do you realize that even the way someone is going to ask you a question may open the door to an answer that can transform the world? Do you realize that you don't have to worry about what answer you will give because the… Continue reading Do you have conviction to give a reason for what you believe?

Are you filled with the Spirit?

Holy Spirit

Have you invited Jesus into your heart? Have you received the Holy Spirit? Do you make time to be filled up daily so that others may receive the overflow? Do you make time to meditate on God's Word in order to receive wisdom through the Bible for what is about to happen today? The Holy… Continue reading Are you filled with the Spirit?

There is hope even when a message of conviction is given!

Consequences just ahead

Imagine making a deal with someone. Imagine making an oath in God's name over it. What do you think would happen if you broke that oath? What do you think the other person will do? How do you think God will react? What impact do you think it will have on others that were depending… Continue reading There is hope even when a message of conviction is given!

Watch out, and don’t let anyone fool you!


There will be many pretenders. There will be many imitators. There will be many posers. Don't be lured into believing what isn't true. Know what you are looking for. Know what you are expecting. Remember how He is to come. Don't be troubled or concerned when you hear of wars and battles near or far.… Continue reading Watch out, and don’t let anyone fool you!

IF … THEN … ELSE … There are consequences to our decisions, our thoughts, our actions! Choose wisely!


Do you know what the condition is? Do you know what the result will be? Do you know what the alternative is? IF you listen obediently to the Voice of God, your God, and heartily obey all his commandments that I command you today THEN your God, will place you on high, high above all… Continue reading IF … THEN … ELSE … There are consequences to our decisions, our thoughts, our actions! Choose wisely!

How strong is your conviction?


How strong are your beliefs? Can anyone persuade you with clever arguments, facts, or theories from your convictions? What has taken place in your life to solidify your conviction? What continues to happen that allows you to stay convicted? I have so many encounters and stories of how God has intersected and transformed my life… Continue reading How strong is your conviction?

Do you need help with directions?


Wondering where your next step should be? Wondering which direction to head? Wondering which way to turn? Wondering what way to go? Need help? What's the plan? What's the message? What's the purpose? Turn to God and ask Him for wisdom, help, direction, discernment, a plan. We may come up with a plan but God… Continue reading Do you need help with directions?

It doesn’t take a lot to make a big difference!


Do you have any? Even just a little bit? What are you going to do with it? What are you doing with it? Do you realize the potential is? Even if you only have a little bit? Don't give up! Don't quit! There is hope even when you only have a little! A little hope… Continue reading It doesn’t take a lot to make a big difference!

Nothing is too big for God!


Ever been in a situation where what was in front of you seemed so big that you weren't sure how you were going to make it? Ever been in a situation where what was in front of you was so big that you knew the only way you could make it was if God showed… Continue reading Nothing is too big for God!

God won’t give you more than you can handle…are you adding more?


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?

Where are you focused?


There is so much going on. There are so many things that could be getting your attention. There are so many things competing for your attention and your time. Are you on the look out? Are you following something or someone? What do you have your eye on? This morning's reading starts with the title… Continue reading Where are you focused?

You are where you are for such a day and such a time as this…


So what are you going to do with this responsibility that has been given to you?   You have been brought to this place for a reason and purpose. You have been raised and trained through your life in preparation for this time. You are faced with something that is transformational and now it's choice… Continue reading You are where you are for such a day and such a time as this…

As a new year dawns…

Be an overcomer

As I start this new day and consider the last year, all I can say is "Wow!". There were so many different experiences and feelings. There were so many different responses and changes. There were big changes, happy changes, experiences to share and be open rather than to fear and clam up. There were times… Continue reading As a new year dawns…

"What on earth are you doing?"


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?"

Ever had a dream and wondered, what was that about?


There are times when we will get wisdom, direction, or instruction through a dream. It might even be that it was more of a vision than a dream because it wasn't while you were sleeping. Wondering what it means? Wondering what to do? Pray! Ask God! Listen to what the Holy Spirit will speak to… Continue reading Ever had a dream and wondered, what was that about?