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)

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 will last? FAITH, HOPE, and LOVE!


Ever considered what is most important? Ever considered what can't be destroyed? Ever considered what matters most? We know from the bible that faith, hope, and love will remain, will last and that the greatest of these things is love! God is love and there is no darkness in Him! So the best thing we… Continue reading What will last? FAITH, HOPE, and LOVE!

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?

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?

Faith+Obedience -> Blessings


Will you be faithful? Will you be obedient? Will you choose wisely and be blessed? This world is filled with things to try and lure you away from God! There are things that will tempt you to go it alone! There are things that will tempt you to worship creation rather than the creator! There… Continue reading Faith+Obedience -> Blessings

Finish Strong!


You've been given the gift of the promise and now you need to do your part! Will you walk it out in faith and obedience? Will you allow your life to be anchored by the Word of God? Will you step up and step out to finish and do the work He has called you… Continue reading Finish Strong!

It’s now into your hands. Be strong and courageous!


Ever had something get transitioned to you? Ever been given a new responsibility when someone leaves or moves on? Ever been given a new responsibility that was big and important? Ever been given a new role or title? Now it's in your hands! How will handle it? What will you do? Be strong and courageous!… Continue reading It’s now into your hands. Be strong and courageous!

Judgment vs Trial

Scale

Have you ever been going through a tough time? How did others respond? Have you ever seen others going through a tough time? How did you respond? Was it an attitude of judgment? Was it an attack that you must have done something wrong for you to be in such a place? Was it a… Continue reading Judgment vs Trial

Wondering what to say? Wondering what to do?

Definition of the truth

No matter what you are facing there is only one real choice. Anything else will just set you up for trouble. Anything else will unravel over time to the point where you are at the end of the line. So do what is right and tell the truth! Today's reading goes like this... 13 Keep… Continue reading Wondering what to say? Wondering what to do?