My morning reading today came from Job 40, 41, 42 and Psalm 134. In Job 40, we read of this incredible creature, the Behemoth: 15-24“Look at the land beast, Behemoth. I created him as well as you. Grazing on grass, docile as a cow— Just look at the strength of his back, the powerful muscles of his belly. His tail sways like a cedar in the wind; his huge legs are like beech trees. His skeleton is made of steel, every bone in his body hard as steel. Most magnificent of all my creatures, but I still lead him around like a lamb! The grass-covered hills serve him meals, while field … Continue reading Ever read about dinosaurs? Ever read about them in the Bible?
I remember a few months when I got to that point. The interesting thing as I reflect was that there were different “me”s depending on who I was interacting with and even then some people were perceptive enough to notice something was wrong. There was the me with close friends where I took off the mask and allowed how I was feeling to show through. There was the me with those I wasn’t as close to who I wore a mask to make it look like everything was ok. There was the me with those I didn’t really even know … Continue reading Ever gotten to the point where nobody could cheer you up?
What do you have conviction about? Your marriage? Your kids? Your family? Your friends? Your work? Your relationships? Your faith?Your service? Your volunteer time? Your community? Your sports? Your pleasures?… We are all living a life with conviction for something. Consider where you are spending your time, your resources, your energy and it will give you a pretty good idea of what your convictions are. Today in TGIF by Os Hillman, Os speaks to us about Living a Life of Conviction. “For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not … Continue reading Do you have conviction about life?
When we have a strong focus on ourselves we can end up in a situation where the enemy will attack us and try to discourage us. If we make it about everything we can do the enemy will try to weaken that stance. If we make it all about how strong we are in certain areas, the enemy will look to show cracks and weaknesses to bring you down. Fearful to Fearless speaks in today’s Verse of the Day the following message: Hear my prayer, O God; don’t turn away from my plea! Listen to me and answer me; I … Continue reading Is it all about you? Is it all about your abilities? Is it all about your strength?
It will all work out in the end. As God’s Word speaks in today’s devotion from Fearful to Fearless we read: Our God says, “Calm down, and learn that I am God! All nations on earth will honor me.” Psalm 46:10 (CEV) Biblical Truth: Be still and do not worry, for God is God and rules the nations, His name will be exalted. So let’s look to God and let’s walk out His plan and His purpose in our lives. Let’s take it to the next level by making everything we do be done out of LOVE. As we look … Continue reading Don’t worry. Don’t doubt. Don’t be afraid.