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: Don’t give up
Is life feeling so busy that each day is a blur? What is it that is keeping you busy? Does it have purpose? Does it have value? Is it important? Is it providing a good return for the time you are investing? Is it producing good fruit? Are you being a good steward of your … Continue reading What is it that is keeping you busy?
Ever had an incident in your life that caused change? Ever had an incident in your life that transformed? Ever had an incident that change the trajectory for the rest of your life? What about on a professional level? What about on a personal level? What about on a relational level? What about on a … Continue reading How has your life been changed?
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…
Remember the plan and how God's plan for you is for good and not for evil, it is to give you a hope and a future. Remember how Jesus has gone ahead of you to prepare a place for you. So with this in mind when we face troubles we can take heart because Jesus … Continue reading Persevere in doing what is right!
Ever been going thru a hard time and cried out to God? Ever been going thru a hard time that felt like it would never end? Ever wondered if things would ever get better? Ever gotten thru it and realized that God was with you, providing for you through it all? Ever gotten thru it … Continue reading Don’t give up! Don’t lose hope! God will sustain you!
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?
Are you a giver or a taker? Are you giving out of your abundance or giving out of your need? Are you giving out of love or out of compulsion? Are you giving out of love or out of guilt? Are you giving of your time? Are you giving of your resources? Is your giving … Continue reading Do you have a heart to give? What motivates you to give?
What is your response to someone being mistreated? What is your response to someone disrespecting or abusing a lady? What is your response to someone disrespecting or abusing a child? What is your response to someone disrespecting or abusing anyone? Do you say something? Do you do something? Do you avoid it? Do you stand … Continue reading Will you stand up for something or fall for anything?
As you prepare for this day will you stand firm? Will you put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the evil schemes of the devil? Our battle is a spiritual one, it is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, … Continue reading Will you stand up for the truth? Will you stand up for what is right? The Bible’s Impact on Visual Arts (Jan 28th)
Do you know what you stand for? Do you know what you believe? Do you stand firm? If won't stand for something then you will fall for anything! Faith in Jesus can move mountains and bring a peace that surpasses all understanding! Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And … Continue reading Don’t give up! Press on! Persevere!
Will there be troubles? Yes, in this world there will be troubles! Will there be trials? Yes, consider it pure joy when you face trials of many kinds! But don't lose hope! Don't give up! Don't fall back! Keep the momentum forward! Keep the progress going! Don't backslide! PERSEVERE! Let perseverance finish its work so that … Continue reading Persevere! Don’t lose traction! Don’t fall back!
We've each been given a calling. We've each been given gift and talents. We are each to be good stewards of what we have been given. Let's run to win the prize that doesn't tarnish and is eternal. To succeed, what do we need to do? How do we need to train to be successful? … Continue reading Run to win!
Can you make it thru a full day without losing it? Do you realize you weren't made to be like a plant without water that throughout the day wilts? Consider what it takes to keep a plant from wilting... Good soilGood nutrientsWaterSunlight So how could we follow this model in our lives be it at … Continue reading The power to make it thru everyday the right way!
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?