As today begins and the direction is seemingly becoming clear, don’t worry. Cast your worries, cares, and anxieties upon he Lord because He cares for you. Take hold of God’s Word where the verse for today is: “[Not in your own strength] for it is God Who is all the while effectually at work in … Continue reading At a crossroads? Wondering how you can choose? Trust God rather than leaning on your own understanding!
Category: Do it
Have you been given the power and the authority you need to answer the call? Have you been given the power and the authority you need to go and do what you have been assigned? Have you been given the tasks and purpose for what you are about to do? Was it a call like … Continue reading Do you realize when the timing is right?
The people who know you, know you and you need to continue to strengthen those relationships. There are a bunch of people you haven't met before because it has been 2 years since you last visited. So will you make time to spread joy and welcome to them in your busy day? Notice I didn't … Continue reading It has been a while… are you ready to reach out and meet new people?
Last night during service on the topic of Nehemiah 4, a few big questions hit me and concepts spoke to me. What if people were getting angry and incensed because of your progress or success? What if people were starting to speak down to you, ridicule you and mock you out of their anger and … Continue reading Aha – let’s consider the voices that have gotten into your head and made you start to question and doubt things…
Do you need to be involved in everything? What if it is what you have been doing for years and a new person comes in and starts wanting to change thing? What if it is what you have owned? It might be better or it might just cause more angst with others who depend on … Continue reading Do you need to be involved with everything?
The Story of Job. - Day 28 Look to understand where you are at. Remember your value to God and to others. Remember what your true motivation really is. Are you doing it for the money or because it is a calling? Are you doing it for prestige or because God told you to? Are … Continue reading Amid it all, what will you believe and where will you turn?
Do you think just doing what is right in your own life is enough? Do you think making sure that your behavior and attitude are good is enough? Do you think your actions and your responses are enough? What about the things around you that are wrong? Are you willing to speak up and speak … Continue reading Will you go beyond doing what is right to getting rid of what is wrong?
Let's get it done! Let's go from to-do to to-done! God has called us to it! God will lead us through it! God has called us to it! God will provide! Let's trust Him and pursue His purpose and plans. What can we do today to get us close to where He wants us to … Continue reading Let’s do it!
If you learn of a wrong, will you do something to make it right? If you learn of a wrong you made, will you do something to make it right? If you learn of a wrong done by someone else, will you do something to make it right? Will you think about it or actually … Continue reading Are you ready to make things right?
Do you realize it will cost you something? Do you realize that you have already been given what is required? Do you realize it means you have to be willing to do something? We need to go beyond being hearers of the Word to becoming doers of the Word. Will you pick up the call … Continue reading Do you have enough compassion to make it right?
If you see something then we are supposed to say something, right? What might keep you from stepping up? What might keep you from speaking up? What might keep you from saying something? What might keep you from doing something? What if you weren't around? Is there anything that can be done? What about with … Continue reading Were you there? Did you see it? What can be done?
Ever been given instructions and tried to walk thru them and found you missed the mark? Ever tried again and found it felt so much easier? Was it that you understood it better? Was it that you had more context? Was it that you had more experience? Was it actually any easier? What it easier … Continue reading Do you usually understand it better the second time?
We are each given skills and talents. We are each given opportunities. Are you prepared? Are you ready to use the skills and talents you have been given? Are you ready when the opportunity arises to use your skills and talents? Are you ready to be a doer? Being a doer isn't the same for … Continue reading Be a doer!
I remember earlier in my career it would happen to me and occasionally I got comments about it. I remember situations where for one of these two reasons I would give a little giggle and usually later someone would bring it up as something to work on because it can get misinterpreted or distracting. Today's … Continue reading Ever laughed either nervously or because you thought it was impossible?