Do not become discouraged (utterly spiritless, exhausted, and wearied out through fear)

2 Corinthians 4:16

As the week begins let’s start it off on the right foot. Let’s fill ourselves up with the Holy Spirit by spending time in God’s Word. Let’s remove any barriers by dealing with any issues or concerns up front. Let’s not allow bitterness nor anger nor frustration be our drivers or motivation as we start… Continue reading Do not become discouraged (utterly spiritless, exhausted, and wearied out through fear)

How will you choose to live?

Choose

Are you living to please God? Are you living to please yourself? Are you living to please others? What is motivating your behavior? Are you loving God? Are you living sanctified? Are you living by love? Are you loving one another? Are you leading a quiet life? Are you minding your own business? Are you… Continue reading How will you choose to live?

What can you do today to encourage and lift up others? Will you be the one?


Might the answer be the words you speak? Might the answer be the actions you choose to take? Might the answer be the example you chose to be? Might the answer be that you need to be observant and be willing to step out into the mess to help someone out of it? Might the… Continue reading What can you do today to encourage and lift up others? Will you be the one?

Don’t lose hope! Don’t be afraid! God will make a way!


Are things looking tough? Are things feeling rough? Are things feeling overwhelming? Are things feeling tense? Are things feeling uncertain? How are you responding? You can't control what comes your way but you can control how you respond. Are you being light in the midst of the darkness? Are you being encouragement in the midst… Continue reading Don’t lose hope! Don’t be afraid! God will make a way!

What kind of encouragement are you looking for?


Ever been faced with a big challenge? Ever been sent out to get more details? Where did you turn first? What was your perspective on it? Who was your source for the plan? Did you trust it? Was there anything that could have persuaded you against it? If you had of been part of the… Continue reading What kind of encouragement are you looking for?

Do you realize the impact of a personal touch?


How often do you go out of your way to say "Hi" to someone? How often do you go out of your way to ask someone "How are you doing?" and stick around long enough to hear the answer? How often are you letting people know they matter and are valued? How often are you… Continue reading Do you realize the impact of a personal touch?

When a challenge is coming your way, how do you respond?


Do you view it as an obstacle or an opportunity? Do you view it as a pain or a purpose? Do you view it as a trial or a transformation? How do you view it? Over the years whenever I noticed in my reading Job I used to cringe wondering what was coming my way.… Continue reading When a challenge is coming your way, how do you respond?

Looking for something that will encourage and strengthen?


Where do you turn? Do you know of any good sources? Do you know where you can learn more? Do you know where you can read more? Do you know where there is truth that can encourage not only you but those around you? Do you know where this is truth that can strengthen and… Continue reading Looking for something that will encourage and strengthen?

What are you going to do?

Choose

What motivates you? What inspires you? What encourages you? What directs you? What instructs you? What corrects you? Where are you at today? Where are you heading? Have you set goals for this year? Will you set goals for next year? Do you believe in something that motivates you to keep going? Do you have… Continue reading What are you going to do?

Where are you at?


Are you one who would be cast aside? Are you one who would be called? Being given a high position -- how will you handle it? How will you lead? Will you lead humbly? Will you serve as leader? Will you allow pride to trip you up? Will you allow pride to be the reason… Continue reading Where are you at?

Let’s allow God’s glory to return to us this season!


What will it take to have God's glory to return to us? What will it take for God's glory to present in each house, in each city, in each country, around the world? What will it take for people to glorify God in the highest? What will it take to prepare ourselves so that we… Continue reading Let’s allow God’s glory to return to us this season!

What will it take for everyone to know who God really is?


Not gods that are man made. Not gods that are just people elevating themselves to power. Not goes that are statues. Not gods that are made of wood or stone or metals. Not made up gods to explain away what is taking place. Not gods that are used to manipulate others. Not gods that ebb… Continue reading What will it take for everyone to know who God really is?

What are you investing in?


Are you investing in something that will last? Are you investing in something that is trustworthy? Are you investing in something that has a good return? Are your investments a sign of good stewardship? Are your investments into things that will last? Are you investments into the right areas? Investments...what does that mean to you?… Continue reading What are you investing in?

How important is your brand?


Do you realize how important your name is? Do you realize how important your character is? Do you realize how important having a good name = good reputation + good character? When people see you what is their first response or reaction? Is it positive or negative? Is it to run to or run away… Continue reading How important is your brand?

Even through the valleys God will provide


Ever been going through tough times? Ever been in the valley? Going through tough times now? Going through the valley? Ever had people throw things or kick you while you were down? Beware of people who give you bad advice! Beware of people who are just pretending to care but don't have your best interest… Continue reading Even through the valleys God will provide