Last night I had the blessing to get to help with online church where the story of the Good Samaritan has been the scripture for the series titled Unchartered Territory. It was interesting to learn how when we don't get to the root of a problem and address it how it can amplify and fester … Continue reading Are you willing to cross the street to make a difference?
Just because we are unaware of what we are doing, it doesn't negate God's promises. When I consider where I am now and the blessings that God has provided through the highs and the lows, I trace it back to a decision about 20 years ago. I didn't do it because I was in God's … Continue reading Do you realize the benefits of honoring your mother and father?
Are you a fine tuned instrument and the smallest change will get your attention? Are you so focused on something that it would take something huge to get your attention? Would it need to be something positive? Would it have to be something negative? Would it have to be something amazing or miraculous? Would it … Continue reading What would it take to get your attention?
What do you believe? What have you decided? Where does your hope come from? Do you have faith to overcome fear? If today were the last day of your life, do you know what would happen? Where would you end up? Is there anything that would be able to change that destination? What do you … Continue reading Have you made the decision or will you become part of the panic?
I have been blessed with an incredible life with views into eternity but missing the key till I was 30. I would go to church occasionally as a kid either with my parents or my grandmother. I felt pulled to go through the confirmation class while I was in university and so did and was … Continue reading My heart and my prayer for you is that you may be saved!
Ever wondered how to get answers to help settle them? Ever had decisions to make and needed to be able to make the selection in order move forward? How do you go about finalizing something? How do you go about answering a question and moving on? Do you try to do it on your own? … Continue reading Do you have unanswered or unsettled questions?
What do you believe? What have you done about it? What can you do about it? How can make the outcome certain? What can you do to solidify your destiny? If you knew would you change? We each have a choice to make. We each have a decision to make. The choice of your final … Continue reading If the world was going to end, do you know where you would end up?
God is faithful to His Word. God's faithfulness isn't based on how faithful we are or not. Let's not try to prove how true God's Word is by doing evil. Let's not try to prove God's faithfulness by doing what is wrong and finding judgment. Let's not be fooled to think that we can show … Continue reading God’s faithfulness isn’t based on us.
There have been certain boundaries setup not to keep us from things but rather to protect us from things. There were certain rules put into play to help protect us from our own selfish choices. Even so, what would happen if we chose to ignore them, step beyond the safety boundaries and were able to … Continue reading Safe boundaries vs selfish choices…
Ever wondered if heaven is real? Ever wondered who is there? Ever wondered who might not be there? Ever heard stories of people who have had near death experiences who got to spend some time there? Ever learned or considered what that might mean for you? I read the book Heaven is for real a … Continue reading Heaven is for real!
Does it depend you your perspective which answer you will give? Does it depend on how secure you are feeling today? Imagine if you were able to take an eternal perspective how you would see it. An eternal perspective where thanks to Jesus we know that beyond what we are going through right here and … Continue reading Are you being challenged, attacked, troubled, or suffering?
If you were offered the options of blessings or curses, what will you pick? If you were offered life or death, what will you pick? Now add into this that what you choose won’t just impact you but will impact you and your children? Does that impact your choices? Is there anything that would cause … Continue reading Set before you is a choice, what will you pick?
Do you have a vision of the future? Do you have a mission for the present? Do you have lessons learned from the past? As I write this I realize that we have hit the mid point of the year, the last day of the first half, the last day of the second quarter. As … Continue reading Do you know where you are going?
Do you realize that people are watching you? Do you realize they are noticing things about you? Do you realize that they may ask or question you about the why, the how, the where, the what, the who, the when? They may wonder why do you do what you do. They may wonder why do … Continue reading People are watching! People are noticing!
The gospels don't tell too much about Wednesday of the Passion Week. I took the afternoon off yesterday after going from throat causing voice change to coughing and will hopefully be able to get more instruction today from a doctor beyond rest and fluids and isolate myself (which with a stay home order in affect … Continue reading What will today bring?